Apply Now!
Conference and FLS Scholarships Due August 16
"Inspiring a Shift for the Next Generation of Professionals"
Below are two scholarships we've made available to assist you in joining us as we come together with the vision of Inspiring a Shift For the Next Generation of Professionals at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa from December 11-13, 2019. Be sure to take advantage of these scholarships by August 16, 2019.
2019 Conference

We will still offer 5 conference scholarships for existing MPACE members. In addition to scholarships for existing members, we are excited to announce an additional Conference scholarship for new* MPACE members. On top of the items below, this scholarship will include a one-year membership for the selected applicant.  Please forward this email to your colleagues who have not had the opportunity to engage with MPACE.  *To qualify as a new member, you cannot have held an MPACE membership at any time in the past.

The Scholarship includes:

  • Conference Registration for the awardee (valued at $599)
  • Travel/Hotel costs (up to $500) to attend the conference
  • New Members Only: One-Year MPACE Membership (valued at $150)
  • *To qualify as a new member, you cannot have held an MPACE membership at any time in the past.
  • The opportunity to network with professionals in the field of career services and recruiting  
  • The opportunity to attend workshops for professional development
2019 Future Leaders Scholarship (FLS)

The Future Leaders Scholarship (FLS) program developed by MPACE is intended as an opportunity for new professionals (including graduate students, management trainees, campus ambassadors, interns, and more) to showcase their creativity and innovation in the field of career services/university relations while gaining a valuable conference experience. The selected applicant, under the guidance of an experienced professional of their choice (minimum of 3 years in the field), will present an innovative workshop at the 2019 Annual MPACE Conference.

The scholarship includes:

  • Conference Registration for the awardee (valued at $599)
  • Travel (up to $600) for the awardee to attend the 2019 MPACE Annual Conference in Monterey Bay, CA from December 11-13, 2019
  • Two night accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course for the awardee (valued at $450)
  • One year MPACE membership for both awardee and experienced professional co-presenter (valued up to $150)
Monterey is an unforgettable destination and this year’s networking event “Taste of Monterey” will be one to make MPACE Monterey memories. Enjoy an evening of amazing tastes, laughter, music and great conversations with your peers. This will be the place where friendships are made and renewed. MPACE is known for its welcoming culture and all will feel at home in Monterey at the 2019 Annual MPACE Conference!
Keynote Speakers
Sara Safari
I'm Climbing My Everest
Today I am a Post-Graduate student in Leadership and Change, and a professor in Electrical Engineering, but a few years ago, my life looked very different. I was a typical Californian woman who had never slept in a tent and hated cold weather. I was an electrical engineer working for a large corporation...
Dr. Omékongo Dibinga
The UPstande r
Dr. Omékongo Dibinga is the UPstander. His life’s mission is to inspire all across the globe to take a stand when they witness an injustice, no matter how small or large. He is a motivational speaker, trilingual poet, TV talk show host, rapper, and professor of cross cultural communication at American University...
Hotel Accommodations
Room Rate: $180 (plus tax & fees) Single/Double
Room Rate Deadline: Monday, November 11, 2019
1 Old Golf Course Road
Monterey, CA 93940
(877) 803-7534

Be sure to mention Group Code: “G-MP12” when making a reservation over the phone.
Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. Full refunds for registration minus a $25 cancellation fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received two weeks prior to the course. No refunds are issued within two weeks prior to the event. No refunds are issued for no-shows. You can send a colleague in your place if you cannot attend.
Photo Policy
MPACE will take photos of attendees throughout the conference. These photos are for MPACE use only and may appear on the MPACE Website, newsletter, conference brochures, social media outlets, or other future MPACE promotional material. This also includes photos uploaded using the MPACE convention app. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media.
Be a Part of this
Year's Conference.

“Inspire, Shift, Act”