Student Fast Facts

ECF students are developed to succeed in their future employment with comprehensive work force development programs that provide university scholarships (tuition and books), unique one-on-one mentoring, networking opportunities, leadership guidance, and etiquette development.


  • ECF has given $2.2 million to Clark County Students through ECF scholarship funds.
  • Our first scholarship was awarded in 2004.
  • In 2022, ECF funds awarded 20 students full-ride scholarships. This includes tuition, books, and fees.
  • ECF has over 200 books in our lending library.
  • ECF students are prepared for life after college. All students receive leadership training, business luncheon and etiquette guidance, financial acumen seminars, and one-on-one mentoring.
  • CCSD students have a four-year graduation rate of just 14 percent. In recent years, ECF’s college graduation rate has been an astounding 83%.
  • Our 2022 class of recipients is comprised of 5 promising students from different CCSD high schools. Our incoming class has an average high school GPA of 3.97.
  • ECF students give back- all students must volunteer at least 60 hours. ECF students have volunteered over 1,200 hours in 2022!
  • All students maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Last semester’s average GPA was an impressive 3.60.
  • 80% of ECF students made the Dean’s List for fall of 2022.
  • All ECF students are currently attending UNLV’s Harrah College of Hospitality.
  • ECF has come full circle with alumni, Martha Morales joining the ECF board in 2016 and Vildan Buric joining in 2022.
  • ECF partners with local organizations to support our students like Dress for Success, Tiger Todd HERO Foundation, Cultural Diversity Foundation, Public Education Foundation, Las Vegas Motor Speedway Children’s Charities, and UNLV’s Student Support Services.
  • ECF graduates are climbing the corporate ladder. We have graduates in roles of Nobu Las Vegas General Manager, Santa Fe Station Director of Food & Beverage, Premium Manager at Allegiant Stadium, Assistant General Manager at The Signature MGM, Assistant Director of Finance at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe, Assistant Manager for Gordon Ramsay Burger, Assistant Front Office Manager at Encore Tower Suites, Front Desk for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Instructor at Valley High School, Social Media Specialist for the Venetian Resort & Casino, Executive Casino Host at Wynn Las Vegas, Supervisor for The Premium Clubs at Allegiant Stadium, Front Desk Rooms Coordinator at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Event Services Supervisor for MGM Event Production, just to name a few
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