Scholarships available for tourism college

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Official Tennessee Vacation Guide publisher Miles, are offering two full scholarships to Tennessee tourism marketing professionals for the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College May 14-19, 2017 on the campus of the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia.

For Tennessee tourism professionals interested in pursuing educational opportunities, scholarship applications are now available. The deadline for application submission is March 10, 2017.

The STS Marketing scholarships will cover tuition, accommodations and most meals for the 2017 session. The scholarships will be granted based on criteria established by the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association in cooperation with Miles and TDTD, that encompasses professional aptitude and future career goals in the tourism industry. Miles has sponsored Southeast Marketing College scholarships for Tennessee professionals for nine years.

The STS Marketing College is a three-year educational program for members of the tourism industry in the Southeast United States. During this week, students experience a broad-based curriculum of courses designed to teach marketing techniques from all facets of the tourism industry. Marketing College professors are working, experienced professionals from across the U.S. who bring expertise and experience to the classroom. Those who attend three years of Marketing College receive a Travel Marketing Professional certification that is presented at a special graduation ceremony at the STS spring meeting.

For an STS application, please contact Mary.Steadman@MilesPartnership.com or Abbie.Gristy@MilesPartnership.com.

For more information on STS Marketing College visit http://southeasttourism.org/meetings/marketing-college.