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Disney Destinations has gifted $50,000 to the PCMA Education Foundation for the purpose of funding Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) membership scholarships, PCMA announced this month. Specifically, the endowment will be used to award three one-year memberships each month through November 2015.
"Disney Destinations PCMA membership scholarships will open doors and experiences that will undoubtedly enrich recipients' careers and help them deliver strategic value and quantifiable impact to their organizations," said Anne Hamilton, vice president, Resort Sales and Services, Disney Destinations.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be meeting professionals who are either joining PCMA for the first time or have not been a PCMA member in the past three years. Scholarship recipients will receive full PCMA membership privileges for 12 months.
"Disney Destinations and the PCMA Education Foundation are committed to elevating the stature and successful future of the meetings industry," said PCMA Education Foundation Chair Liz Erikson. "This collaborative scholarship opportunity is an important initiative that moves our industry and PCMA forward."
Meeting professionals who are interested in a Disney Destinations PCMA membership scholarship can learn more about the program and obtain a scholarship application at www.pcma.org/memberdiscounts