Scholarships

Annual Chapter Scholarships

SMPS Seattle is pleased to provide a variety of scholarship opportunities to both members and non-members of our A/E/C community throughout the year. During the 2018/19 fiscal year, we have $15,540 budgeted for scholarships.

The Pinnacle Experience Conference Scholarship: $1,500 - APPLY NOW!
SMPS’s 3rd annual Pinnacle Experience is a learning and networking event specifically designed for senior marketing leaders. During this thought-provoking event, you’ll discuss fresh ideas, exchange unique perspectives with other marketing and business development leaders, and learn about and share inspiring successes. You’ll be challenged by thought-provoking speakers addressing a variety of factors associated with setting strategic direction and leading successful firms.

SMPS Seattle is pleased to offer one $1500 scholarship again this year. Current SMPS Seattle Members are eligible, except those who have won this scholarship previously. (Previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!) Eligible expenses for this scholarship include conference registration, travel and/or hotel costs. To apply, download Section 1 and Section 2 of the scholarship application. Please send completed forms as separate pdfs to Amanda Privitt [email protected].
Deadline: End-of day Monday, July 1st.

2018 Recipient: Melissa English

 

Fellows Forum/Build Business Scholarship: $1,500
Attending the SMPS Build Business national conference has contributed to the long-term success of the Seattle Chapter’s five SMPS Fellows: Carla Thompson, Bill Strong, Karleen Belmont, Ted Sive, and Victoria Cooper. They are eager to share that experience with another Seattle Chapter member by offering the Seattle Fellows Forum/Build Business Scholarship. The scholarship covers the registration fee and partial hotel and/or airfare costs. Current SMPS Seattle Members are eligible, except those who have won this scholarship in the last five years. (Previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!) 
Deadline: May 5th. Applications are closed. Winner to be announced at the Reign Awards on June 13th.

2019 Recipient: To be announced!
2018 Recipient: Joni Baker
2017 Recipients: Jenni Lachner and Kim Baker
2015 Recipient: Erin Hatch
2014 Recipient: Melanie Cochrun
2013 Recipient: Melissa Philpott
2012 Recipient: Kathryn Bost
2011 Recipient: Christopher Imbeau

 

Membership Scholarship: $440
SMPS Seattle is offering to pay for one year’s membership to SMPS, $440, keeping you connected and networking while helping your company save. Current SMPS Seattle Members and non-members are eligible, except those who have won this scholarship previously. (Previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!) Learn more about the value of SMPS membership.
Deadline: September

2018 Recipient: Elena Volkov
2017 Recipient: Lara McNulty

 

PRC Scholarship: $1,500
SMPS Seattle offers scholarships for members to attend the Pacific Regional Conference. Eligible expenses for this $1,500 scholarship include conference registration, travel and/or hotel costs. Current SMPS Seattle Members are eligible, except those who have won this scholarship in the last three years. (Previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!)
Deadline: October

2019 Recipients: Ben Llanes, Brandon Peters
2018 Recipients:  Kelly Anderson, Melissa Quezada
2017 Recipients: Sandy Chapin, Craig Tyler
2016 Recipients: Madison (Dreiger) Pearson, Heidi Maki
2014 Recipients: Sandy Chapin, Heidi Maki and Melissa Quesada

 

Continuing Education Scholarship: $600
SMPS Seattle is offering one $600 scholarship to an SMPS member to further their professional marketing education. Examples of allowable expenses include but are not limited to: SMPS events or conferences (local, regional and national), college or university classes, books about professional services marketing, other educational events or workshops offered by a credible organization, and CPSM certification and testing fees. Current SMPS Seattle Members are eligible, except those who have won this scholarship in the last three years. (Previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!)
Deadline: December

2018 Recipient: Amy Matsumoto
2016 Recipient: Madison (Dreiger) Pearson
2015 Recipient: Kim Baker

 

 

CPSM Scholarship
SMPS Seattle is offering a scholarship for those who pass the CPSM exam. The scholarship covers the examination fee for people who receive a passing score. Current SMPS Seattle Members and non-members are eligible. Limit 1 scholarship per person.
Deadline: Available year-round/limit 10 scholarships per year. Forward passing test score email to Brandon S. Peters [email protected]

2019 Recipients: Lori Castro, Bill Taylor
2018 Recipients: Janine Pietz, Kara Tanek

Questions? Contact SMPS Seattle Scholarship Chair, Amanda Privitt, Cochran, Inc.