Scholarship Opportunities

    Philadelphia Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International Chapter (MPIPHL) is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of meeting professionals through education, connections and leadership development. To help serve this Mission and our Members, Meetings Professional International (MPI) and MPIPHLprovide grant and scholarship opportunities for Membership dues, educational programs and conferences, and more.

    Lack of funds should never be the impediment to a MPIPHLMember fulfilling their professional goals. Below you’ll find opportunities at the Global level through the MPI Foundation ( and at the Chapter level.

    MPI Foundation:

    Visit the MPI Foundation website ( for details and application deadlines for currently offered grants and scholarships.

    Chapter Level Opportunities:

    Jack P. Ferguson Scholarship

    PHLDiversity a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) established the Jack P. Ferguson Scholarship in partnership with Meeting Professionals International Philadelphia Area Chapter (MPIPHL) honoring Jack P. Ferguson’s years of dedicated service promoting Philadelphia's diverse communities creating economic impact hosting meetings and conventions.

    Because of this partnership with PHLCVB/PHLDiversity the Philadelphia Chapter of MPI is excited to present a unique opportunity for a multicultural member to attend MPI World Education Conference (WEC) 2017 in Las Vegas June 18-21,2017! In addition to the WEC Scholarship, PHLCVB is also providing a year’s membership to MPIPHL for a new or existing member!

    Application due on: May 7, 2017

    Click here for eligibility requirements and more information about the scholarship.