Mississippi Tourism Association

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Apply Now for The Mississippi Tourism Association STS Marketing College Scholarship.

Mississippi Tourism Association is offering a scholarship for the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College held in Dahlonega, Georgia May 12-17, 2019. This will be a 3 year scholarship given to a 1st year student.

Selection Process:
The MTA Nominating Committee will choose the top 3 candidates to present to the MTA Executive Board to choose the recipient of the 2019 STS Marketing College Scholarship recipient.


  • Must be a member of MTA in good standing during the application process and during the years receiving the scholarship. 
  • Must currently be employed in the tourism or allied professional field in Mississippi
  • Course must be completed within five years of original enrollment
  • Must submit a detailed statement of intent, no longer than 2 pages, describing the following:
    • Your reasons for applying
    • Your future career plan, including how receipt of this scholarship will help
    • Demonstrated need
    • Professional credibility
    • Why I want to work in the tourism industry in Mississippi

    Entry Deadline & Submissions: All entries must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019, in order to give fair consideration to all applicants.

For more information contact Rochelle Hicks at rhicks@mstourism.com