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You Belong Diversity Scholarship Program


MPISCC recognizes that Event & Hospitality Industry professionals and students of diverse backgrounds who through sharing their varied cultural perspectives, will enhance our membership.

Scholarship funds may be used for a one-year new or renewal planner, supplier or student membership to MPI Southern California OR Inclusive Event Strategist Certificate.  Must be used within 12 months of being awarded.

Criteria and Eligibility Requirements:

  • Candidates must be an active member of the meeting industry for at least one year or currently enrolled in a college/university with focus on event planning or hospitality management.
  • Membership scholarships are available to minority individuals as defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Program (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Multi-racial). 
  • Certificate scholarships are open to all current MPI members. 
  • Scholarships may not be awarded to the same individual more than once in three years or twice in a lifetime.
  • Candidates must submit the scholarship application, resume and letter of reference by the published deadline(s).

Applications open February 1, 2021




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