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In addition to the numerous IAFE YPI Zone Scholarships, Zones will offer scholarships to attend the Zone meetings or other types of scholarships. These will vary each year year as do the deadlines.
Zone 1 to Zone 1 Scholarship
Connecticut, Main, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island
These scholarships are designed to enable individuals in the fair industry, from IAFE Zone 1, to attend the 2020 International Association of Fairs and Expositions Zone 1 meeting in York, PA. May 7-9, 2020. Each scholarship will provide up to $500 towards the recipient’s trip for expenses including hotel and travel costs. Zone meeting registration will be paid for by Zone 1. A copy of the following paid items must be submitted to the Zone 1 Director following the meeting (by June 1 for reimbursement: hotel registration and travel arrangements.)
Four (4) Scholarships to be awarded in 2020
Applications due by January 31, 2020 via e-mail. See application
Applications will be “blind” when delivered to the members of the scholarship selection committee, and will be given a “blind judging”
Evidence of leadership & involvement – 2 points
ZONE 8 YPI SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- BLUE RIBBON BONUS
Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
This scholarship is designed to enable Young Professionals in the fair industry to attend the 2020 International Association of Fairs and Expositions Convention in San Antonio, TX. November 29 – December 2, 2020 or the 2020 IAFE Management Conference April 14 – 17, 2020 in St. Louis, MO. One scholarship will be awarded in 2020, providing up to $1,500 towards the recipient’s trip for expenses including hotel and travel costs. IAFE annual convention registration will be paid for by the IAFE. Management Conference registration will be the responsibility of the individual. Recipients will be asked to give a brief report on their experience of the convention or management conference at the Zone 8 meeting during the Convention. To receive reimbursement, a copy of the following paid items must be submitted to the IAFE office following participation in the event.
One (1) Blue Ribbon Bonus Scholarship to be awarded in 2020
Must be less than 40 years of age and more than 21 years of age by February 15, 2020
Evidence of leadership and involvement – 2 points