Scholarships for ski industry education

Mountain Foundation scholarships are available to all employees of NSAA member ski areas, associations and affiliated members. Scholarships cover the registration and travel costs for select industry events. Applications must be approved by your supervisor, and your company must be a member in good standing.

Only complete forms will be reviewed. The more information you can provide, the better. Complete applications should be emailed to 

Read on to find more information about the events, how to apply and what your peers are saying about their Mountain Foundation-supported experiences.

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Fall Education Seminars

Summer and Fall 2023
10 locations
DEADLINES between Aug 15 - Sept 15

Apply now

Western Winter Conference

January 17-19, 2024
Keystone Resort, CO

Application coming soon

MSAA Summer Meeting and Tradeshow

August 13-16, 2023
Grand Geneva Resort and Spa, WI

Applications closed

Downhill Bike Park Summit

June 12-14, 2023
Mountain Creek Resort, NJ

Applications closed

Mountain Technology Symposium

September 5-8, 2023
Boyne Mountain Resort, MI

Applications closed

Eastern Winter Conference

February 6-7, 2024
Mount Snow, VT

Applications coming soon


National Convention and Tradeshow

May 21-24, 2024
PGA Omni Resort, TX

Application opens early 2024


Rocky Mountain Lift Association (RMLA)

May 1-4, 2023
Grand Junction, CO

Applications closed

Ski Area Vehicle Maintenance Institute (SAVMI)

May 15-18, 2023
Grand Junction, CO

Applications closed