2011-2012 MPI-Oregon Chapter Scholarships

You asked and we listened. The scholarships offered by MPI-OC include membership assistance and the CMP Conclave for the first time. Applications must be submitted by the deadlines following. The scholarship application (pdf format) may be downloaded at


Dates & Amounts Awarded

Application Deadline

MPI World Education Congress or CMP Conclave participation

WEC Award of $1400 or CMP Conclave Award of $1000 presented in May

Extended to April 18, 2012

Membership Scholarships

$125 Awards announced two weeks after application date

The day after each MPI-OC monthly meeting

CMP CONCLAVE - June 9 - 11, 2012 in Tampa Bay, Florida: Conclave is the industry’s only exclusive meeting of CMPs. The CMP Conclave is a unique event for certificants who wish to contribute to their profession. The Conclave provides many opportunities for CMPs to build relationships and partner with other meeting professionals and enhance their professional expertise by participating in exam development, attending educational sessions and networking. See details at:

MPI World Education Congress - July 28-31, 2012 in St. Louis, MO: The early bird registration applies through June 29, 2012. WEC’s education focus is based on one simple but powerful statement: connectivity is the foundation of our industry. From general sessions and Flash Point through concurrent sessions, connectivity is the premise behind WEC2012. Educational tracks include:

Connecting to the Market
Connecting to Professional Development
Connecting to Your Audience
Connecting to New Ideas/Innovation

Details and registration are online at:

Questions? Contact Karen Waggoner, CMP, CMM
Scholarship Chair
503.327.2218 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 503.327.2218 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or

The MPI Foundation’s Branded Scholarship program was created for meeting professionals who seek education inside or outside traditional academic institutions.

Scholarships cover:

Continuing Education for individuals who want to advance their academic or career-related education

Certified Meeting Professional Designation for meeting professionals seeking to achieve the foremost certification of the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry

Certification in Meeting Management for professionals seeking career advancement and industry recognition

MPI Meeting Professional Memberships for professionals seeking a connection to industry planners and suppliers worldwide

MPI Conferences for those seeking leadership, career and educational opportunities offered exclusively at MPI conferences like WEC and EMEC

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To apply for a scholarship, please click here.