Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Student Scholarships

The PCMA Education Foundation funds 22 scholarships throughout the year to student members. These scholarships help open doors to the industry and ease the financial burden that higher education can create.

Fall Scholarships


The ​Fall Scholarship Applications are now ​open. Applications close September 30. 

PCMA Chairmen's Convening Leaders Scholarship
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Complimentary registration, four (4) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare for up to two (2) PCMA undergraduate student members for Convening Leaders, January ​8 - 1​1, 201​7 in ​Austin, TX, as well as a $2,500 tuition based award. Click here to apply. 

PCMA Convening Leaders Scholarship
Complimentary registration, four (4) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare for up to five (5) PCMA Undergraduate Student Members for Convening Leaders, January ​8 - 1​1, 201​7 in ​Austin, TX. Click here to apply.

Student Chapter of the Year Award
$1,000 award provided to up to two (2) current PCMA Student Chapters to be used to fund educational, community service or membership programs during the 201​7 school year. Click here to apply.

PCMA Student Member Hardship Assistance

Funded by The AJ Janosko Education Trust
​Financial assistance for one (1) PCMA Student Member who has experienced financial hardship or the loss of an immediate family member. In memory of AJ Janosko. Click here to apply.


Spring Scholarships


The Spring Scholarship Applications are now closed.

Roy B. Evans Scholarship
Tuition based scholarship of $7,500 for up to two (2) PCMA Student Members. 

PCMA Education Conference Scholarship
Complimentary registration, four (4) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare for up to three (3) students to attend the PCMA Education Conference.

Global Student Scholarship
Tuition based scholarship of $2,500 for one (1) PCMA Student Member, who is a not a citizen or permanent resident of North America.

Diversity Scholarship
Tuition based scholarship of $2,500 for one (1) PCMA Student Member who has been traditionally under-represented in the meetings and events industry.

PCMA Leadership Scholarship
Tuition based scholarship of $2,000 for up to five (5) PCMA Student members who have been committed to PCMA through involvement with Student Chapters, Regional Chapters and PCMA Headquarters. 


See Past Recipients

 Where Are They Now?


  
"I am incredibly honored to be awarded the PCMA Roy B. Evans Scholarship. My PCMA membership has been so rewarding, for PCMA has provided so many opportunities to enhance my hospitality studies."

- Katharine Gausmann, University of South Carolina, Roy B. Evans Scholarship Recipient


For more information about scholarships from the Education Foundation, contact:

PCMA Education Foundation
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60601
ph: (toll free) 877.827.7262
ph: 312.423.7262
foundation@pcma.org

PCMA Education Foundation