HotelPlanner Extends its Graduate Technology Scholarship Application Deadline to March 10th for the Fall 2019 Academic Season

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Providing $10,000 in Financial Assistance to Military Veterans and their Families Pursuing an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree Related to Technology

Today, HotelPlanner announced that it has extended the application deadline for its Graduate Technology Scholarship for the Fall 2019 academic season. The new deadline for applications is March 10, 2019 with winners being notified by March 20, 2019. The HotelPlanner Scholarship Program was designed to provide financial assistance to veterans of the United States military, along with the spouse/partner and children of U.S. military veterans, who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree related to technology.

HotelPlanner recognizes the incomparable commitment made by the brave men and women of the military who fight to keep the country safe. As such, it is committed to supporting those individuals who choose to pursue a college degree and are in need of additional funds to help defray the costs of higher education.

As the leader in booking group and individual hotel travel online, technology is at the heart of everything HotelPlanner does and critical to the success of its business. Similarly, companies, governments and military operations around the world are increasingly dependent on those who understand and work with technology. This scholarship is intended to grow the pool of qualified individuals by helping to make their education in technology a reality.

Recipients:

Awarded to ten applicants (veterans or veteran's spouses/partner and children) seeking a graduate education in an accredited degree program related to technology.

Awarded to ten recipients annually - $1,000 each. Recipients may re-apply as long as they continue to meet the requirements. Funds will be issued via check made payable to the institution and mailed to the recipient's mailing address on file.

Deadline & Notification:

  •     Fall - Apply by March 10, 2019 / Notified March 20, 2019

Eligibility:

  •     The scholarship is open to legal residents of the united states only
  •     Applicants must be at least 16 years of age
  •     Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States
  •     If you are not a legal resident of the U.S. or a U.S. territory, are under 16 years of age, are not enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States, or are from a jurisdiction which prohibits this type of contest, you are not eligible to participate
  •     If you are under the age of 18, you must have the consent of your parent or legal guardian to participate – your parent or legal guardian must read and agree to these terms and grant you permission to participate. If you are under 18 years old and do not receive consent from a parent/legal guardian you are not eligible.

Criteria based on:

  •     Financial need
  •     US military service, or the spouse/partner or child of someone who has served.
  •     Acceptance to an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program related to technology.
  •     Exhibiting interest in a career related to technology, communicated through a 500-word or less essay submitted by applicant.

Essay Details:

In 500 words or less, HotelPlanner would like each applicant to describe:

  •     What they plan to achieve during their educational pursuit in technology
  •     If/how their experience in the military has driven their interest in the field
  •     Their financial need
  •     Exhibiting interest in a career related to technology, communicated through a 500-word or less essay submitted by applicant.

Video presentations will also be considered.

Pictures of the applicant may be submitted.

Submissions:

Apply Here: https://www.hotelplanner.com/Scholarship/Apply.cfm

Questions? Contact us at Scholarships {AT} hotelplanner.com

About HotelPlanner:

HotelPlanner is the leading provider of online services in the global hotel marketplace, and an established resource for group event planners and hotel partners alike. Today, HotelPlanner.com provides its travel technology expertise to over 5 million customers globally while servicing an estimated $10 billion in 2018.

The company’s robust technology and automated rate checkers provide customers with the guaranteed lowest available rates from a network of more than 100,000 quality hotel partners worldwide, making it easier and faster to book hotels for business meetings, conferences, weddings, conventions, family reunions, extended stays, tours, military reunions, church events, or any other group travels. With its new eRFP group booking system, “Book-in-Block” and licensing technologies, HotelPlanner.com continues to advance the group booking process online for direct clients, market leading affiliates and hotel partners worldwide.

With a mission statement geared towards, “Bringing People Together,” HotelPlanner & Meetings.com are the global experts for hotel sourcing, providing direct clients and market leading affiliates with unmatched group and event discounted room rates plus localized service levels not available at other travel companies.

HotelPlanner’s Pro Sports Team clients most notably include, the Washington Redskins Professional Bowlers Association, and partnership with USA TODAY Sports Active Alliance. On an international scale, clients include, Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, European Professional Golfers (EuroPro), Triple Crown Sports, Matchroom Sport, Super League (Rugby), AFC Wimbledon, Euroleague Basketball, Millwall F.C., Hella Verona F.C., and Swansea F.C.

Customers can visit HotelPlanner online at http://www.hotelplanner.com, or on its mobile app, which provides users with the lowest, real-time hotel rates and availability, detailed hotel information and an easy booking tool right from the palm of their hand. They can also follow HotelPlanner.com on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and its Everything’s Better Together blog.

Founded in 2002 by CEO Tim Hentschel and CIO John Prince, the company provides 24/7 customer service and has offices in London, England (European Headquarters), Hong Kong (Asian Headquarters), Amsterdam, West Palm Beach, FL (USA Headquarters), and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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