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

2018 Convening Leaders Global Scholarships

Status:
Opens August 28, 2017
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 2018 in Nashville, TN.
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DES Scholarship

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
August 24, 2017
Funded by:
Digital Experience Institute
Sponsored by:
Calgary Meetings & Conventions
Are you ready for the new frontier of the meetings and convention industry? Apply now for a limited number of scholarships valued over $1,000 USD. Includes the DES application, exam fee and LIVE 7-week Online Course which runs Sept 20 - Nov 3, or on demand.
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Chairmen’s Student Scholarships

Status:
Opens August 1, 2017
Application Deadline:
October 1, 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

Status:
Opens August 1, 2017
Application Deadline:
October 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

Status:
Opens August 1, 2017
Application Deadline:
October 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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Foundation All Access Pass Professional Scholarships

Status:
Opens August 28, 2017
Application Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Education Foundation
Complimentary registration for Convening Leaders 2018 in Nashville, TN., three (3) nights of housing along with complimentary access to PCMA Premium Content and Business Event Bootcamp for up to five (5) Business Event Professionals (both members AND non-members are eligible).
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​Toronto ​Business Event Professional Scholarships

Status:
Opens July 10, 2017
Application Deadline:
October 6, 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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Medical Business Event Professional Scholarships

Status:
Currently Closed
Application Deadline:
October 13, 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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Convening Leaders Faculty Scholarship

Status:
Opening August 2017
Application Deadline:
November 1, 2017
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Funded by the PCMA Education Foundation, ten (10) scholarships will be awarded to Faculty to attend Convening Leaders this January.
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Education Conference Student Scholarship

Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Application Deadline:
March 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

Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Application Deadline:
March 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

Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Application Deadline:
March 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

Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Application Deadline:
March 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

Status:
Opens January 31, 2018
Application Deadline:
March 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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Singapore MICE Forum Scholarship

Status:
Currently Open
Application Deadline:
August 1, 2018
Funded by:
Education Foundation
Sponsored by:
Korea Tourism, Business Events New Zealand, Your Singapore
Are you based in Asia-Pacific? Apply for a scholarship opportunity to attend the Singapore MICE forum.
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