Scholarships available to The Special Event 2013 from SEARCH for ISES Members

The SEARCH Foundation is proud to offer a full Education Pass scholarship to The Special Event 2013 – to be held in Chicago January 15-18, 2013 to ISES members. There are twenty-five (25) available scholarships - they will be awarded on a first-come basis to the first 25 qualified ISES member applicants. Applications will be numbered as received.

The process is simple. ISES members should download the scholarship application HERE and send it to SEARCH by November 1, 2012. Send to: 

Winners will be announced and notified by November 15, 2012. Note: Members of the ISES International Board are not eligible and past recipients of a SEARCH Foundation scholarship are also ineligible.

If you have any questions, please contact Corinne Z. Dudine at SEARCH headquarters: email or call 480.538.7912 (California time)

The criteria are that candidate must

  • Be a member in good standing of ISES. 
  • Have been employed in the special events industry for a minimum of two (2) years and be viewed as an outstanding candidate to be a leader in the industry 
  • Provide your ISES membership number 
  • You must submit a summary of what receiving this scholarship meant to you and about your experience at TSE 2013 to SEARCH no later than January 30, 2013. 
  • Candidate shall not be a member of the ISES International Board nor have received a previous scholarship from SEARCH.  
  • Candidate is responsible for their own expenses including transportation, lodging, meals, etc. (Package does not include social functions which are the responsibility of the recipient)

SEARCH Foundation is a not-for-profit 501C3 charity that provides assistance to event professionals during times of crisis. For more information visit