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Scholarships

Shepard Exposition Services Scholarship Program

The Shepard Exposition Services Scholarship Program is designed to support the educational opportunities and community strength of the MPI Indiana Chapter through the promotion of excellence among MPI Indiana members. Planner members can apply for scholarship funds to assist them with the costs of attending chapter events throughout 2018.

Qualifying Events:
•             Great Lakes Education Summit (GLES) Conference Registration & Travel Stipend (max 1 annually)
              Amount:                 $250 (covers registration and up to $150 in travel and lodging)
              2018 Deadline:      September 1st

•             General Chapter Education Program (Breakfast or Lunch) (no max) 
               Amount:               $65 (up to)
               Deadline:             30 days prior to specific event

•             Symposium Program (max 5 annually)
               Amount:              $100 (up to)
               Deadline:            30 days prior to specific event
 
Application Requirements:          

  • Applicant must be a current MPI Indiana Chapter Planner Member (at time of application and program attendance)
  • Applicant must be able to cover any non-scholarship covered costs on own
  • Application must be submitted 30 days prior to the event applying for the scholarship funds to attend (45 days prior for GLES)
  • Scholarship can only be applied to an MPI Indiana Chapter education event

Applications will be reviewed by the MPI Indiana Chapter Board of Directors within 30 days of submission. Applicants will be notified by email within 10 days of the Board review as to the outcome. If accepted an applicant will receive a discount code to register for the event complimentary. The scholarship will apply only to the education requested on the application.

Click Here to apply for the Shepard Exposition Services Scholarship Program.
 



Annual Student Membership Scholarships

The annual student membership scholarship is designed to support a current Indiana student in a community college or university in pursuing a career in meeting and event planning. The scholarship provides two students each year with a full complimentary year of MPI membership at the student rate, a $40 value.
 
Each year, the application closes 4 weeks prior to the IMPRESS awards to allow for review of applications and selection of winners. The winners are recognized at the IMPRESS Awards event.

Click Here to apply for the 2018 Annual Student Membership Scholarship.


 

Jack Langston CMP/CMM Scholarship

The annual Jack Langston CMP/CMM scholarship is designed to show the chapter's commitment to supporting individuals in the meeting and event planning industry wanting to advance their careers through certification. The scholarship provides one MPI Indiana member in good standing with financial reimbursement of certification prep and testing fees, up to $745.
 
Each year, the application closes 4 weeks prior to the IMPRESS awards to allow for review of applications and selection of a winner. The winner is recognized at the IMPRESS Awards event.

Click Here to apply for the 2018 Jack Langston CMP/CMM Scholarship. 

 

 

MPI Global Scholarships 

For information on MPI Global scholarships (CMM, WEC, Experiential Series, etc), click here.
 

The MPI Foundation also provides MPI members professional development and career opportunities through grants and scholarships.
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