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Visit Baltimore offers Professional Development Scholarships

2015 Professional Development Scholarships
Apply by September 16

Pursuing a certification or other professional development?
We want to fund your continuing education and empower our tourism community!

A pool of Professional Development Scholarships up to $1,500 each are available to support additional certification, product knowledge and professional training. Individuals seeking a career OR currently working within Baltimore's meetings and tourism industry are eligible to apply. Example courses and programs include (but are not limited to):

-American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) Professional Certification Programs

-Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) or Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM)

-National Restaurant Association Professional Certification Programs (ManageFirst, ServSafe)

-Other relevant continuing education courses in Business, Culinary, Hospitality, Tourism or Non-Profit Management pending sufficient clarification in the application form.

Scholarships are also available for local employees to attend educational conferences so long as he/she will benefit from the professional development opportunity, and, through whose participation will help strengthen the capacity of local organizations to attract and serve visitors.

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All applications must be received by September 16, 2015


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