MNFEA Scholarship Application
U of MN Tourism Center - Festival & Events Management

1.    Eligibility:
a. MNFEA members are eligible to apply for the scholarship. If a student intends to apply but is not a current MNFEA member, the student can register for MNFEA membership at the same time as applying for the scholarship. MNFEA offers each student of the online Festivals and Events Management course a one-time, one-year MNFEA membership at the student rate of $25 U.S. Dollars.    Please visit to apply.

b. The recipient of the scholarship must complete all course requirements by December 1, 2017. The requirements for the fall 2017 offering include:
· Complete the six regular modules of the course within four weeks of the last day of the sixth module. 
· Participate actively in all the discussion forums in each of the six regular modules throughout the course.
· Complete the one week Timely Topic module within two weeks of the last day of the Timely Topic module (included in price of full course).
· Participate actively in all the discussion forums of the Timely Topic module.
· Complete and submit the assignments of the Timely Topic module within two weeks of the last day of the Timely Topic module
· Submit recap of class including scope of each session, most valuable takeaway, and suggestions to MNFEA at, by Friday, December 1, 2017
Applicants please answer the following questions by Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  

Scholarship awarding:
  • The scholarship committee will review all applicants and contact recipient by June 30, 2017. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee scholarship.
  • Scholarship will be awarded upon the recipient’s successful completion of all course requirements (see point 1 (b) above). 
Questions should be directed to Incomplete materials submitted will not be considered.

* 1. Thank you for applying, please fill out the following information:

* 2. What is your background in festival and event industry?

* 3. What are the most important issues the festival & event field is facing today?

* 4. Why are you interested in taking the online Festivals & Events Management course, offered by the University of Minnesota?

* 5. How will this class contribute to your immediate and long range career plans within the industry?