20 scholarships for travel and tourism women
The MasterCard-U21Global scholarship program has launched, offering 20 scholarships to women working in the travel and tourism industry.
The scholarships will give 20 women in the region the opportunity to study in the U21Global Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration. In 2008, three Australian women were among the scholars accepted under the program.
As women take on leadership roles within the travel and tourism industry, they can upgrade their skills and fast-track their career development through the MasterCard-U21Global scholarship program,” said Michelle Pilot, vice president of Brand Marketing for MasterCard Worldwide.
The program is intended for graduates who want to develop skills in the management and marketing of tourism and travel products and programs. Subjects include rganisational Behaviour, Finance, Marketing Management and Strategic Management, as well as tourism-specific subjects like Service Quality in Travel and Tourism and Understanding the Tourism Consumer.
Travel and tourism organisations are now welcome to nominate female employees.
Nomination deadline: June 30, 2009
More information at the U21Global website