Professional Development Application

The ATIA Foundation is pleased to offer a program for Alaska residents currently employed in a travel industry-related business. The ATIA Foundation Professional Development Program offers scholarships for individuals seeking to advance or build upon their expertise in a visitor industry-related position. Scholarships – maximum $1,000 – may be applied to registration and materials for formal lectures, courses, seminars, webinars, conferences or any similar type of educational program specifically relating to their employment in the visitor industry. ATIA Annual Convention registration does not qualify under this program.

DEADLINE: Professional Development Program applications are accepted at any time on a first-come, first-served basis.

For questions regarding the Foundation or this scholarship, please email [email protected].


Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify for consideration of a scholarship:

  • Be an Alaska resident.
  • Employed in an Alaska visitor industry-related business. Business owners of visitor-industry related businesses also qualify.
  • Actively registered in a professional development opportunity or already purchased materials supporting the opportunities as described above. Please note that you must submit registration/materials receipt along with a completed W-9 form in order to submit your application. 


Complete the Professional Development Scholarship application form:

Permanent Mailing Address
Are you an Alaska resident?
Have you received a scholarship from the ATIA Foundation before?
As provided by the educator. 
Please provide a brief description of the reason you are pursuing this educational opportunity.
Please provide registration or materials receipts for the educational opportunity.
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256 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx.
Please upload your completed W-9 form (link can be found in "Applicant Eligibility Guidelines" above). 
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256 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
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