D. Michael Ferguson Scholarship

The Association Forum Foundation annually awards one scholarship that covers  the registration fee and related expenses (up to $1,000) to attend the Professional Convention Management Association's annual meeting, held in January. This scholarship is named after the late D. Michael Ferguson, who served as former senior director of programs and meetings at the Million Dollar Round Table, and is funded by the MDRT Foundation.


  • Applicants must be an Association Forum member.
  • Applicants must be employed at Chicago associations in the meeting planning field with a minimum three years of industry experience.
  • Applications will be considered based on financial need and contributions to the field of meeting planning.

How to Apply

Applications will open soon.