PCMA 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

Medical Professional Scholarships

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2018
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 2019. To be eligible, you must be a ​Medical Event Professional.
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Convening Leaders Faculty Scholarship

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Funded by the PCMA Education Foundation, eight (8) scholarships will be awarded to Faculty to attend Convening Leaders this January.
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Foundation All Access Pass Professional Scholarships

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Complimentary registration to 2019 PCMA Convening Leaders in ​Pittsburgh, PA, three (3) nights of housing along with complimentary access to PCMA Premium Content and Business Event Bootcamp for up to ten (10) Business Event Professionals (both members AND non-members are eligible).
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Deborah Sexton Education Scholarship

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Scholarship awarded to one (1) individual with at least 3 years of career experience in the business events industry. Scholarship includes complimentary registration, roundtrip airfare, and 3 nights housing at PCMA Convening Leaders (2019), one-on-one coaching opportunity with Deborah Sexton, one-day shadowing opportunity with the PCMA events team at PCMA Convening Leaders (2019), complimentary registration for PCMA Education Conference (2019) and much more...
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2018 PCMA ICESAP Annual Conference Scholarship

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
September 15, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Funded by the PCMA Education Foundation, the Scholarship encourages professional growth and development for individuals working in the industry by supporting the costs for attending this year’s PCMA ICESAP Annual Conference.
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Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship

Status:
Currently Open
Application Deadline:
October 7, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
PCMA Education Foundation Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship: Tuition award of $2,000
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Student Chapter of the Year

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
October 7, 2018
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 programming.
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Convening Leaders Global Scholarship

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
October 7, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Complimentary registration, up to four (4) nights of housing and an airfare reimbursement of up to $1,000 USD, per scholarship recipient, for Convening Leaders, January 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA. Individual must host events outside of their home nation, and must be based outside of North America.
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Roy B. Evans Student Scholarship

Status:
Opening Spring 2019
Application Deadline:
April 1, 2019
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
The Foundation’s highest level tuition based scholarship of $7,500 for up to two (2) PCMA Student Members.
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Legacy Society Student Scholarship

Status:
Opening Spring 2019
Application Deadline:
April 1, 2019
Funded by:
The Legacy Society
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
The Legacy Society Student Scholarships seeks to support up to three (3) students entering the dynamic field of business event planning by providing a unique opportunity for support and engagement as they enter the workforce.
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Continuing Education Scholarship

Status:
Opening Spring 2019
Application Deadline:
April 1, 2019
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Tuition and year-round engagement scholarship for up to three (3) graduate students in the business events industry or those furthering their business events career.
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Foundation Scholars Program

Status:
Opening Spring 2019
Application Deadline:
April 1, 2019
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
NYC & Company
This scholarship program, supported by NYC & Company and PCMA Education Foundation, provides five (5) undergraduate students. Program will offer numerous benefits and year-round engagement within the business events industry. Foundation Scholars will be notified prior to the start of the following school year.
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2018-2019 Greater Midwest Chapter Student Scholarship

Status:
Opening Spring 2019
Application Deadline:
April 1, 2019
Funded by:
Greater Midwest Chapter
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
The Greater Midwest Chapter of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is pleased to offer (1) tuition-based scholarship exclusively for student leaders within the GMC PCMA Community.
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