Miles Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College Application Form


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 14 member regions of the Southeast Tourism Society and will cover tuition, dorm accommodations and most meals for the 2023 session. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, March 17, at 5 p.m. ET, and recipients will be announced by Friday, March 31.

This week-long program, set for June 4-9, 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.


  • Applicants must currently work for a DMO, CVB, hospitality or other tourism-related organization in one of the 14 STS member regions: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV


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

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

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
  C. How this scholarship and attending Marketing College will help further your career
  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 and biggest opportunity facing the tourism industry today and in the future.

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