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It’s TBTA Professional Development Scholarship Application Time!!!

Apply now for the 2015 TBTA Scholarship Program

Each year, TBTA offers multiple scholarships to its membership. This year we will award 10 scholarships totaling $15,000.00 to be used toward any continuing education program including but not limited to:  

  • ACTE
  • Continuing education at an accredited university in a field that benefits a travel industry career
  • GBTA continuing education programs (including Legislative Symposium, GTP, GLP, Education Day)
  • Global Congress on Risk Management sponsored by HospitalityLawyer.com
  • GBTA membership
  • GBTA convention attendance including air and 4 nights lodging room and tax and airport parking
  • MPI

All TBTA Members in "good standing" as specified in the Texas BTA Bylaws who have not won a TBTA scholarship in the last year are eligible to apply.  The Scholarship application deadline is Friday March 13th at 5 pm CSTThe tiered scholarships to be awarded are:


Platinum 2 @










TBTA Trail Blazer 4 @


NEW FOR 2015>>>No endorsements or letters of recognition required!  Only your application plus your essay of 250-500 words!  Essay grading elements are: organization & clarity, persuasiveness, professional accomplishments, personal accomplishments and career goals.   (All elements evenly weighted)

The Scholarship Committee will carefully review all applications received by the deadline and recipients will be announced at the April 8th 2015 TBTA Meeting.  Recipients agree to be considered as volunteers to serve on the following year’s Scholarship Committee.

2015 Scholarship Committee:

  • Bobbie Pritchett - Chairman
  • Genice Wise - Co-Chairman
  • Kate Brown
  • Melanie Howard
  • Rebecca Myers
  • Nicole Oliveras
  • Rebecca Palatka
  • Staci Pokorney
  • Jennifer Wallington
  • Rebecca Weeden

Submit all applications and essays to Bobbiepritch@marathonoil.com by Friday, March 13th at 5:00 PM CSTApplications received after this date will not be considered.

To access application documents: Click Here

For additional information on GBTA’s educational opportunities, go to www.gbta.org

TBTA is looking forward to your continued success through these scholarship opportunities!


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