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:

    PHLDiversity a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) established the Jack P. Ferguson Scholarship in partnership with Meeting Professional International Chapter Philadelphia Area Chapter (MPI PHL) 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 MPI Philadelphia Area Chapter is excited to present a unique opportunity for a member to attend MPI World Education Conference (WEC) 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana! Estimated value is $2500. 

    Application due on: March 13, 2018

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

    Click here to apply for the scholarship online or here to download the scholarship form.