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Applications open for MEA scholarships

The 2017 scholarship recipients at the MEA conference in Sydney

Applications are now open for the Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship.

Now in its fourteenth year, this scholarship has supported 88 future leaders from all sectors of the events industry across Australia.

The scholarship offers young event professionals the opportunity to attend the MEA Annual National Conference that will be held in Adelaide 6-8 May 2018 to develop their skills, build professional relationships and network with industry leaders.

The Ungerboeck Young Professional Scholarship is open to young professionals working in the meetings and events industry with one Scholarship awarded in each state and territory.

To be eligible, the applicant must be:

  • 30 years of age or under at the date of applications with less than three years’ full-time experience in the meetings and events industry
  • Hold a position in the company that would not necessarily entitle them to attend the conference
  • Have demonstrated commitment to their job and a keen interest in the Meetings Industry
  • Employed by a MEA member
  • Available for interview in mid-February 2018.
  • If successful, must be able to attend the 2018 National Conference in Adelaide 6 – 8 May 2018

The scholarship includes the cost of conference registration to the conference and air travel and accommodation (three nights) for the conference from the nearest capital city.

To apply, click here.

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