Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships from the Pacific Northwest Chapter of PCMA are available for the following:

  1. 2019 PCMA Annual Meeting, Convening Leaders: January 6-9,2019 (Pittsburgh, PA)
  2. 2018 PCMA Education Conference, June 10-13, 2018 (Cleveland, OH)
  3. Membership Dues

In order to be eligible for an industry scholarship, applicants must meet the following prerequisites and agree to the following:

  1. Be an active member in good standing with a minimum of one continuous year of membership.
  2. Volunteer as a member of a committee or serve on the Board of Directors for  one (1) year before applying
  3. For one (1) full year following scholarship receipt, maintain active membership in the Pacific Northwest Chapter of PCMA and attend three (3) chapter events within that year
  4. Convening Leaders or Education Conference Scholarships:  Write an article for the quarterly newsletter about how you took what you learned at the event and how you implemented it into your personal and professional life. The completed article is required at the time recipient sends in reimbursement form and receipts. Reimbursement approval process will be delayed until the article is submitted.
  5. Membership Scholarship: Write an article for the quarterly newsletter about why you choose to be a PCMA member and how your membership impacts your personal and professional life. The completed article is required at the time recipient sends in reimbursement form and receipts. Reimbursement approval process will be delayed until the article is submitted.

Overview

We will grant scholarships using a time/monetary value system. A Meeting Planner scholarship applicant may request up to $2,300 yearly. Supplier scholarship applicant may request/utilize up to $2,300 in a two year time frame. Time would begin towards the two year time frame based on the initial date scholarship was requested.

Applicants may request funding based on their need – scholarship money will be available for registration, airfare, and hotel for conferences. All scholarships awarded are to be used to reimburse actual expenses and reimbursement requests shall be submitted to the Chapter Treasurer and Chapter Administrator with accompanying documentation.

The PNW -Planner Full Ride Scholarship to Convening Leaders has been developed to support continuing education efforts of members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of PCMA. Our chapter honors the involvement, dedication and passion this meeting planner has to the PNW Chapter. We want to award those who have these qualities with opportunities to attend the PCMA Annual Meeting.

This scholarship is for Meeting Planners who will receive a full ride scholarship valued at approx. $2,300. Includes airfare, registration*, (4) nights lodging in the PCMA room block. Recipient is responsible for their travel arrangements through PCMA Headquarters.

*Early Bird registration is required. Recipient must stay in the PCMA room block.

How to Apply

Apply Online Today

Scholarship Applications will be reviewed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and their decision shall be final. Recipients will be notified in accordance with the following schedule:

Event

Deadline

Recipients
Notified By

Notes


PNW – Planner Full Ride
Scholarship to Convening Leaders
January 6-9, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, 8/24/2018

Friday, 9/7/2018

Recipients will be notified
by the chapter and HQ.


Annual Meeting
Convening Leaders
January 6-9, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, 8/24/2018

Friday, 9/7/2018

Recipients will be notified in time
to register for the Early Bird Rates.


Education Conference
June 10-13, 2018 – Cleveland, OH

Friday, 3/2/2018

Friday, 3/9/18

Recipients will be notified in time
to register for the Early Bird Rates.


Membership Dues

Rolling

Within 2 weeks of
receiving application

Members can apply at
any point during the year.


Thank You to our Scholarship Sponsor

Rebecca SchingelScholarships