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MPI San Diego’s Access to Excellence Scholarship


Calling all meeting and event professionals! We are thrilled to announce the launch of the MPI San Diego’s Access to Excellence Scholarship, designed to empower and support promising planners and suppliers in their professional growth. This scholarship provides a fantastic opportunity for eligible candidates to secure funds for an MPI San Diego membership. If you're a planner or supplier, passionate about making a significant impact in the industry and ready to take your career to new heights, we encourage you to apply!

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity—earn the needed 10 volunteer hours, complete by 3/15/24 and submit your application.

Scholarship Details

What is the Access to Excellence Scholarship?
The Access to Excellence award funds provide an annual MPI San Diego membership to three local San Diego meetings and events professionals, seeking to advance their professional careers within the MPI San Diego community. This scholarship is awarded within each chapter fiscal year (January 1st- December 31st), to build their network and further their professional growth.

These funds are generated from an anonymous donor - a well-respected industry professional who is passionate about giving back to our community and uplifting others. The Access to Excellence Scholarship is exclusively offered through the San Diego Chapter to local professionals.

Who Is Eligible For The Supplier Scholarship?
Here are the criteria for eligibility:
San Diego local, who is a member or interested in becoming a member of MPI San Diego Chapter
The applicant should have a proven dedication to MPI Diego Chapter, exemplified through their 10 volunteer hours contributed to the chapter.

The applicant should show how the scholarship could potentially benefit their professional growth and contribute to the chapter's overall community.
The applicant should be willing to engage with our members in the following suggested options:
-Give testimonial at an MPISD’s in-person event
-Create a video for MPISD’s social media
-Create a post for MPISD’s social media
-Create an article for MPISD’s website
The applicant should have career aspirations and show how the scholarship may help them achieve those goals within the meetings and events industry.

This scholarship is open to a diverse range of applicants, fostering an inclusive and equitable selection process.

What Will The Access to Excellence Scholarship Funds Be Applied To?
The funds will be applied to an MPI San Diego Chapter membership, which will cover one year of membership.

How To Apply For The Access to Excellence Scholarship? And How Are Funds Distributed?
You may start volunteering ASAP. The application process opens December 15, 2023 and closes March 15, 2024. All applications will be forwarded to the Office of the President for review before moving forward to the Review Committee. The Scholarships will be awarded on April 11, 2024, at MPI San Diego’s Global Meetings Industry Day celebration.

MPI San Diego Volunteer Interest Form: CLICK HERE.

Let's get started: administrator@sdmpi.org

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