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GACVB is also offering scholarships for Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College. The program is currently one week per year, for three years. It is taught by some of the finest instructors in the tourism/hospitality industry. Training is intense, but put forth so that every graduate is better equipped to face our changing industry with greater confidence. The dates for this year are May 14 - 19, 2017. This year GACVB will fund up to two full tuition scholarships and up to two partial tuition scholarships. These Scholarships are available on a first come first serve basis and are graded on a weighted scale which is administered by the scholarship committee.
STS MARKETING COLLEGE APPLICATIONS ARE DUE March 24, 2017. Recipients will be notified by April 5, 2017.
You will receive an electronic notification confirming your application has been received. If you fail to receive this notification, please contact Katie Williams, Scholarship Committee Chairman.
1. Applicant must be currently employed by a Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau member and only one applicant per CVB is permitted.
Each applicant may apply for more than one scholarship - if you are awarded a scholarship to the GACVB Winter Meeting or the STS Marketing College or both, you may still apply for the Governor's Tourism Conference.
Applications include an essay requirement. Essays should be no longer than one page with detailed responses to the following criteria for consideration:
1. Why the applicant deserves a scholarship and how it will benefit his/her professional goals.
GACVB Board of Directors Meeting
June 5-6, 2017
Governor's Tourism Conference
September 10-13, 2017