Miles Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College Application Form

Complete the form below to apply for a Miles Partnership sponsored Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College® scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to a tourism industry professional in each of the 12 member states of the Southeast Tourism Society and will cover tuition, dorm accommodations and most meals for the 2019 session. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 1, at 5pm ET, and recipients will be announced by Friday, February 15.

This week-long program, set for May 12-17, teaches attendees real and relevant techniques for marketing their destinations, including the latest trends and how to apply them in the real world. Those students who attend Marketing College for three years earn Travel Marketing Professional (TMP) certification.

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  • Applicants must have at least two years of experience working in the tourism industry
  • Applicants must be tourism industry professionals working in one of the 12 STS Member States: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV


Scholarship State
Please indicate which state’s scholarship you are applying for.
Applicant Information
Current Employer
Previous Employer
Essay Submission

Please prepare the following in one document and upload it below as a PDF.

Please include your name in the header of each page.

1. A brief autobiography (2-pages maximum) describing:
  A. Academic or professional strengths and challenges
  B. Career objectives

2. A detailed statement of intent (2-pages maximum) including:
  A. Your reasons for applying for this scholarship
  B. Your proposed field of study and/or future career plan, including how this scholarship would help
  C. Demonstrated need
  D. Optional Reference Letters (does not count towards page maximum)

3. A written response (1-page maximum) explaining:
  A. What you see as the biggest challenge(s) facing the tourism industry today and in the future.

Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
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