Education Foundation Scholarships

Promoting Excellence and Reducing Barriers

The road to greatness is not always paved with equal opportunity. The PCMA Education Foundation’s aim is for our community to own that road for the meetings and business events industry. The Foundation funds 75 scholarships annually benefiting emerging leaders, students, faculty and other professionals. Funds raised throughout the year have a lasting impact.

Status

Scholarship Type

Singapore MICE Forum Scholarship

Application Deadline:
August 1, 2017
Status:
Currently Open
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Korea Tourism, Your Singapore, Business Events New Zealand
Are you based in Asia-Pacific? Apply for a scholarship opportunity to attend the Singapore MICE forum.
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Corporate ​Business Event Professional Scholarship

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opening August 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
VisitDallas
The PCMA Education Foundation and VisitDallas present the Corporate Business Event Professional Scholarship. To be eligible, you must be a Business Event Professional employed with a corporation and a non-member of PCMA.
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​Toronto ​Business Event Professional Scholarships

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opening August 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Toronto Meetings & Conventions
Funded by the Toronto Meetings and Conventions Community in memory of John O. Maxwell, four (4) educational scholarships will be awarded to Toronto-based Business Event Professionals in 2017.
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Chairmen’s Student Scholarships

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opening August 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
NYC & Company
Complimentary registration, four (4) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare for up to two (2) PCMA undergraduate student members for Convening Leaders, January 2018 in Nashville, TN, as well as a $2,500 tuition based award.
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Convening Leaders Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opens August 1, 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Complimentary registration, four (4) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare for up to five (5) PCMA Undergraduate Student Members for Convening Leaders, January 2018 in Nashville, TN.
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Student Chapter of the Year Award

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opens August 1, 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
$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 2018 school year.
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Medical Business Event Professional Scholarships

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opening August 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Visit Houston
Five educational scholarships will be awarded to Medical Business Event Professionals seeking to engage with PCMA, beginning in 2018. To be eligible, you must be a ​Medical Event Professional and a non-member of PCMA.
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Independent Business Event Professional Scholarships

Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Status:
Opening August 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Ottawa Tourism
Five educational scholarships will be awarded to Independent Business Event Professionals seeking to engage with PCMA, beginning in 2018.
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Education Conference Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Event based scholarships for up to three (3) students to attend the PCMA Education Conference, including complimentary registration, three (3) nights of housing and roundtrip airfare.
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Roy B. Evans Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Tuition based scholarship of $7,500 for up to two (2) PCMA Student Members.
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Global Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Tuition based scholarship of $2,500 for one (1) PCMA Student Member, who is a not a citizen or permanent resident of North America.
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Diversity Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Tuition based scholarship of $2,500 for one (1) PCMA Student Member who has been traditionally under-represented in the meetings and events industry.
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Leadership Student Scholarship

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
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.
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