NAMA Foundation Now Accepting Scholarships for 2018 Executive Development Program

The NAMA Foundation announced that applications are being accepted for scholarships to attend NAMA’s Executive Development Program (EDP) October 21-25, 2018 at Michigan State University.

Each year, the Foundation awards four scholarships to EDP. In collaboration with NAMA’s Emerging Leaders Network (ELN), one of the four scholarships will be awarded exclusively to an ELN member.

EDP is designed for aspiring leaders in all aspects of convenience services. The intensive 5-day course will help attendees think like a CEO and move their careers to the next level. Participants will come away with a better understanding of the industry as well as tools for improving their leadership skills and advancing their careers.

Eligibility Requirements Include 

  • Applicants must be an aspiring leader and have been involved in the convenience services industry for 5 or more years.
  • Applicant must be a full-time employee of a NAMA member company in good standing.
  • Applicant must provide a letter of recommendation from his/her manager.

As part of the scholarship, awardees are provided with 100% of the registration cost and a travel reimbursement up to $500.  Please visit to learn more and to apply for the scholarship.  The application deadline is August 1, 2018.

The NAMA Scholars program is funded annually through voluntary contributions made to the NAMA Foundation. For more information about the NAMA Foundation or to make a donation, please visit

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Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion U.S. convenience services industry.  With more than 1,000-member companies – including many of the world’s most recognized brands – NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership. Visit NAMA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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