High School

ICDC Travel Scholarship Application Deadline

March 24, 2023

Through a generous contribution from the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation, DECA is able to provide thirty-five (35) $750 travel scholarships to high school DECA members attending DECA's International Career Development Conference.

For scholarship eligibility, applicants must demonstrate the need for financial assistance and be competing at the 2023 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL, in one of the following competitive events:

  • Hotel and Lodging Management Series Event (HLM)
  • Hospitality Services Team Decision Making Event (HTDM)
  • Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research Event (HTOR)
  • Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling Event (HTPS)
  • Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Event (PHT)
  • Quick Serve Restaurant Management Series Event (QSRM)
  • Restaurant and Food Service Management Series Event (RFSM)
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making Event (STDM)
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series Event (SEM)
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Research Event (SEOR)
  • Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making Event (TTDM)
  • Virtual Business Challenge Hotel Management (VBCHM)
  • Virtual Business Challenge Restaurant (VBCRS)
  • Virtual Business Challenge Sports (VBCSP)

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by midnight PT on March 24, 2023.

The application is in the student member portal. Once there, applicants must enter their user name (membership number) and password. For password assistance, students should check with their DECA advisor.


Contact DECA staff
for more information.

Whitney Milbourne
Partnership + Volunteer Specialist