Chapter Scholarships

Throughout the year, SMPS Oregon offers several scholarships to chapter members as a way to give back to our membership. These are the following scholarships available for the 2018/19 year:

The Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship

Lynn Parsons, center, with her dog Manny

Lynn Parsons, center, with her dog Manny

To fulfill our organization’s vision to transform business through marketing leadership, the SMPS Oregon Board of Directors created the Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship to provide current chapter members with the opportunity to pursue ongoing professional development. The scholarship is named in remembrance of the late Lynn Parsons, who was a beloved ambassador of our marketing community.

The winner will be chosen based on their commitment to their career as an A/E/C marketer through professional development activities, participation in the SMPS Oregon Chapter, and the contributions they have made to their firm in their current position. To be eligible for consideration, please fill out the entire scholarship application (Sections 1 and 2) and send the completed applications digitally to SMPS Oregon Industry Outreach Director Kate Kearney at katek@pmapdx.com by November 01, 2018.

Download the application form here.

If the application is not complete, the applicant is not eligible. If you have questions, please contact Kate Kearney.

Applications must be received by November 01, 2018 for the Winter Term. For those interested in the Spring Term, applications are due by March 01, 2019.

All SMPS Oregon members are eligible. The SMPS Oregon Board of Directors reserves the right to reallocate the scholarship if at least three applications are not received. If you win this scholarship, you are ineligible to win any other SMPS Oregon scholarships for two full years from this scholarships due dates.

PRC Scholarship: $1,500

SMPS Oregon 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. In order to be eligible, you must be a current SMPS Member and must not have won this scholarship in the last three years (but previously unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to try again!)
Deadline for 2020: June 2019