Available Scholarships

Convening Leaders Scholarships

Apply for a FULL Scholarship to the 2018 PCMA Convening Leaders Meeting in Nasvhille, TN, from January 7-10, 2018. The FULL scholarship includes registration, up to four (4) nights at conference hotel and airfare up to $400.00.

Who is Eligible?

  • Scholarships are available for Planner Members.
  • Applicants who submit their application on or before the deadline of Friday, August 4, 2017.
  • The organization that the applicant works for will not pay for them to attend the Annual Meeting.
  • Applications who want to learn from an experience of a lifetime and have fun!

Requirements of Candidates if selected:

  • Write an article of your experience at the PCMA Annual Meeting for The Chatter.
  • Be an active volunteer for the 2018 calendar year.

How To Apply:

  • Prepare an application to include:
    • Letter of Recommendation (from a committee or board member, co-worker, boss, etc.)
    • 500-word essay explaining why you deserve a scholarship
    • Current resume
  • Submit your application by Friday, August 4, 2017 to John Malixi at 
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation that your application has been received

What’s Next?

  • The members of the scholarship task for will choose the top four (4) applicants by a “blind vote” and forward to the Capital Chapter Board of Directors to make the final decision.
  • The winners of the scholarship will be notified individually and announced a the Chapter Annual REWIND Meeting on Monday, November 6, 2017.


PRG Sponsored Scholarships

Host a Planner Scholarship

The PCMA Capital Chapter – PRG Host a Planner Scholarship is open to all PCMA Capital Chapter planner members. A planner is only eligible for one educational event per calendar year. Your application must be submitted at least three business days in advance of your chosen event. If you receive a scholarship for one of these events, and are then unable to attend, please give the office at least 24 hours advance notice that you will not attend. Otherwise, no shows will forfeit the right to be considered for other scholarships. Please submit your completed application to 

Apply now: 2017 Scholarship Application

Donate Now

Many of you may know of someone not attending the Capital Chapter educational programs because of lack of funding and your organization can help. With the new PRG sponsorship, your contributions will be matched up to $500. How it works:

  • Donations will be accepted and added to a fund to assist PCMA Capital Chapter planner members
  • All donations are added to the pool and cannot be targeted for a specific member
  • Minimum donation is $20

Contact for further details.

Rebecca SchingelScholarships