SITE Foundation Academic Scholarship

As part of our ongoing mission to support professional development within the incentive travel industry, SITE Foundation is launching a new academic scholarship, aimed at assisting a member of SITE with a course of their choice at a recognized third level university or institution.

This one-time payment of $5,000 USD (or currency equivalent) will be awarded to any member of SITE (including student and emerging professionals, as well as professional members) undertaking a higher education course at a recognized university or institution in 2023.

The scholarship may be awarded to a SITE member whose studies are already in progress (and due to be completed in 2024 or later) or to a member who has been accepted into a program that commences later in 2023.

How to Apply:

Complete scholarship application form (see below) and submit along with your 1000 – 1500 word essay on the topic:

Describe what sparked your interest to the subject you are planning to pursue? What topics are you looking forward to learning more about? Why is this an important course of study?

Deadline for Submissions:

Friday, June 2, 2023


  1. You must join SITE or be a current member
  2. You must have a degree and / or a high school / secondary school diploma (proof will be required)
  3. You must have a current / pending enrolment in a university / higher education institution (proof will be required)

How are Recipients Chosen?

Entries are reviewed anonymously by a volunteer committee and evaluated based on the strength of the essay submission, clear proof of eligibility, academic achievements, and educational goals.

Applications close June 2 and applicants will be notified regarding status in late June 2023.