KPMG/MPI EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Recognizing three university students who have exemplified significant promise for successful events and meetings industry career.

 

KPMG, a leading professional services firm and Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the world’s largest meeting and events professional association, are joining to launch a new award to acknowledge three stand-out aspiring events professionals. The KPMG/MPI Emerging Professional Award will recognize three university students who have exemplified significant promise for successful events and meetings industry career.

Award recognition includes:

  • Student Awards:
    • First place: $2,000 toward tuition
    • Second place: $1,000 toward tuition
    • Third place: $500 toward tuition
  • Opportunities to network and have an exploratory career discussion or Q&A with KPMG Events & Meetings team members and MPI members.*

 

Award Timing
Interested and eligible students are invited to complete the application and answer a few questions and complete a brief essay regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Submissions will be accepted starting Monday, August 30 through Sunday, October 17, 2021. Awardees will be announced on November 5, 2021.

*While awardees will be positively considered when opportunities open on the KPMG Events & Meetings team, receiving this award does not guarantee a full-time role or internship.

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SCHOLARSHIP STORIES

Thanks to the scholarship, a student member of MPI had the opportunity to travel to the conference, network with industry colleagues and gain new knowledge especially about event storytelling and marketing.
The MPI Foundation made it possible to push my boundaries and get to know people.
Being awarded this scholarship gives me a boost of pride and achievement, making me excited to continue to expand into the meetings industry.