The IGLTA Foundation is offering five scholarships to attend the 30th Annual Global Convention for the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association, in Chicago. Meet like-minded people working in the field of LGBT travel and tourism, network with businesses, and make new friends!
This year’s program will provide all-expense paid trips to Chicago for three hospitality/tourism students, one individual representing a small business, and one individual representing a destination or event. Scholarships include the cost of visas, flights, hotel, per diem, and conference attendance.
Building Bridges Scholarship participants will:
- Take part in an orientation and mentoring program on May 1, 2013
- Attend the 30th Annual IGLTA Convention from May 2-4
- Participate in the IGLTA Foundation Volunteer Event on Saturday, May 4
- Spend Sunday, May 5 taking in the sights of Chicago
To document and share their experience, each participant will also complete a series of video diaries, to be shared on IGLTAFoundation.org.
Read our blog about the life-changing experience of a previous scholarship recipient.
Applications are due by February 15, 2013.