Application Information

Scholarship/Opportunity Conditions
  • Up to eight individual scholarships will be awarded.
  • All decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final.
  • The scholarship covers the registration fee.
  • If a recipient is unable to attend the convention or leaves the chamber, the scholarship will be given to an alternate individual selected by the ACCE Scholarship Committee. This scholarship is awarded to an individual, not the chamber.
  • Only completed applications received by 5 PM ET on March 31, 2023 will be considered. 
  • Individuals who have received a convention scholarship from ACCE within the last two years are not eligible. 
  • Chamber professionals of all levels and disciplines are encouraged to apply. 
  • Applicants must have been in the chamber industry for at least three years. 
  • ACCE Board members and ACCE Foundation Board members are not eligible to receive a scholarship. Staff from chambers represented on either Board are eligible. 
  • Some scholarship donors have asked their support to go to applicants from specific geographic areas. Applicants who currently work or have previously worked at chambers of commerce in the following cities should note their service on their application: Sioux City, Iowa; Clinton, Iowa; Dubuque, Iowa; Wichita, Kan.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Dallas, Texas
Selection Process 
  • The Scholarship Committee will review completed applications and make scholarship award decisions based on the applicant’s statement, ACCE involvement, overall organization budget, and the chamber’s professional development resources.  
  • All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by email no later than April 21, 2023.   
  • There will be no actual exchange of funds, as the scholarship covers the registration fee. Transportation to and from the convention, hotel, additional meals, incidentals, etc., are the responsibility of the scholarship winner. 
  • Recipients will be contacted and provided registration instructions.
Convention Details 
The Convention takes place in Salt Lake City on July 31 – August 3, 2023. 
Questions? Email the Foundation at
Go here to download a Word or PDF copy of the scholarship application and signature page.