The PCMA Education Foundation has released the names of the winners of several of their annual scholarships, and I am pleased to announce that the Greater Philadelphia Chapter had 4 student winners, each winning the Roy B. Evans Scholarship.
Ashley Akright, Penn State University
Peter DiOrio, Penn State University
Tara Miller, Temple University
Sara Quinteros-Fernandez, Penn State University
The Roy B. Evans Scholarship is a $5,000 award for tuition, underwritten by the PCMA Education Foundation. Students are chosen based on their academic record, hospitality work experience, current and planned involvement in the hospitality industry, recommendations by their faculty and work supervisor, and PCMA involvement.
The full press release can be found HERE.
MORE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! Deadlines for the following are October 1, 2008!
Annual Meeting Scholarship
The PCMA Education Foundation is sponsoring a scholarship for up to three (3) students to work and attend the 2009 PCMA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. This is an opportunity for student members to join industry professionals and gain valuable experience that will prepare them for a career in the meetings industry.
NYC & Company Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to sponsor the PCMA Chairman's Scholarships, originally established to honor James H. Youngblood, PCMA's Chairman of the Board in 2001. This annual award will allow up to two (2) PCMA student members to attend the 2009 PCMA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. This is an excellent opportunity to network with Industry Leaders and fellow students while enjoying the special distinction of being a 2008 Chairman's Scholar.
Student Chapter of the Year Award
The annual Student Chapter of the Year (SCOTY) Award is awarded to up to 4 (four) PCMA student chapters that best demonstrate overall leadership, academic excellence, community/campus involvement, web site development, membership growth and participation in the hospitality industry. This scholarship is sponsored by the PCMA Education Foundation. The four winning chapters are awarded up to $500 to fund an educational, community service or membership program to spend during the 2008-2009 school year.
Additional information on these scholarships and how to apply will be posted on the PCMA Education Foundation Website, which can be found by CLICKING HERE.