Arizona Sunbelt Chapter - Meeting Professionals International   MPI Volunteer Engagement Chapter Merit Award


Application and Recommendations are due by 5pm (MST) Friday, April 20, 2018.

Applicants Personal Information (Please print or type all information)

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Terms and Conditions:

  1. Applicant must be an MPI Arizona Sunbelt Chapter member in good standing for a minimum of one (1) year at the time of application. (Affiliate Members not eligible). For Board Scholarships, all current board members are eligible except for the President and President-Elect.
  2. Applicant agrees to:
    1. Apply the award for the specified purpose of MPI educational programs or further involvement in MPI-AZ
    2. Attend a minimum of 6 chapter events per calendar year.
    3. Abide by the Principles of Professionalism as outlined by Meeting Professional Int'l. (available on
    4. Write a testimonial for the chapter to use to help promote future scholarship promotion, which shares how the award benefited you.

  3. Applicant may apply for more than one type of scholarship. Recipients will not be eligible for duplicate scholarship within 3 years. Recipients are eligible to apply for scholarships of a different type until awarded.
  4. Receipts must be submitted to the Executive Director within two weeks after event. All scholarship funds to be used towards specified expenses and are limited to the value listed.
  5. Except for reasons of health or other emergency, an MPI-AZ Scholarship recipient commits to attend and participate in the entire event for which the scholarship is designated.
  6. Failure to fulfill commitments will require recipient to refund the entire Scholarship amount to MPI-AZ.
  7. If for any reason educational event is cancelled, the scholarship recipient may present a written request to the Selection Committee with an alternate educational opportunity to apply the award OR all refundable registration and/or other fees must be returned to the MPI-AZ Scholarship fund. Either scenario must be completed within 30 days of notice of the events cancellation.
  8. Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, sex, color, ethnic origin, religious belief, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental abilities.

Scholarship Award and Selection Process

  • The dollar amount of Scholarships offered will be at the discretion of the Board of Directors each fiscal year influenced by the amount of funds raised and financial position of MPI-AZ. Members will review each application.
  • The Committee's decision of scholarship recipients is final and not open to appeal.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the extent to which the applicants meet both an objective and subjective criteria.
2018 Scholarship Application
Applicant Form
Due by April 20, 2018

Board & Members at Large Scholarships:
I am applying for a scholarship to: (You may check up to 3)
Membership Renewal for (1) Year, attendance at (3) Monthly Programs and attendance for one (1) Annual Awards Gala - Up to $500 value -- One (1) Scholarship Available

MPI AZ 2018 EduCon registration and hotel for up to two nights - Up to $250 value -- One (1) Scholarship Available

Certification to use towards the application fee for CMM or CMP certification - Up to $250 value -- One (1) Scholarship Available

MPI Involvement
1. How long have you been a member of MPI?

2. Member Type:

3. How many MPI-AZ Educational meetings or events have you attended in the last 12 months?

4. How many years have you been working in or servicing the Meeting Industry?

5. Which, if any, Scholarships have you applied for and been awarded in the past 3 years.
   Membership Package

6. In what committees have you been active or are you currently involved in?
(Please include Committee Name, Position(s) and Years of Service

MPI and Professional Goals
7. Future MPI-AZ involvement goals:
(Please include Goals, Steps to achieve goals, and Target Date)

8. What value has MPI brought to your career - please provide a specific example(s).

9. Are you able to meet all the terms and conditions of the scholarship as outlined on page one of this application? Yes

10. If you are not chosen for this scholarship you:

In 50 words or less describe your current professional goals and objectives:

To the best of my knowledge the MPI AZ Scholarship is complete and accurate. I further authorize the release of information to confirm and/or verify this application. I also provide the authorization of the committee to release my name in connection with announcements of scholarship awards in the event that I am selected to be a recipient of an award.

Type your name as your Electronic Signature:

Review your answers carefully!!
When you are satisfied that your answers are the best reflection of why you should receive a scholarship,
press the button below to submit your application.