GBTA Academy Scholarship Program

This new scholarship program is designed to make education accessible for hundreds of members by offering financial assistance. As a result, GBTA members will have increased access to valuable education opportunities.

The GBTA professional development program is designed specifically for business travel professionals to build knowledge, recognition and advancement in the profession. GBTA will be relaunching the CCTE (Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution) in partnership with Cornell University, to help travel managers overseeing a travel program, as well as, suppliers offering travel-related products and services. Other education programs offered by GBTA include Fundamentals for Business Travel Management , Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management, Fundamentals of Strategic Meeting Management, Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Certification, and the Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) education and designation programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for the GBTA Academy scholarships?

All GBTA members and Chapter Members are eligible for scholarships. If you are not a GBTA member and want to be considered for a scholarship, join now.

Which Academy offerings have scholarships?

All Academy education courses are eligible for scholarships to include Fundamentals of Business Travel Management, Fundamentals of Strategic Meeting Management, Advanced Principles of Business Travel, Certificate in Corporate Travel (CCTE) and Global Leadership Program® (GLP). Additionally, we have scholarships for the Global Travel Professional® (GTP) certification and the GLP designation cohort. Special Note: To be eligible for the GTP certification exam, you need to document three years of work experience in business travel and to join the GLP Designation cohort, you need to complete the GLP education program

How do I know which of the Academy offerings is for me?

The GBTA Academy has education for business travel professionals at every level. The GBTA Academy Career Path outlines each course’s professional development opportunity and criteria

Where can I find course dates and delivery (live vs. virtual)?

Confirmed dates and formats for each class can be found under Programs by Format and GTP sections under the Professional Development Tab

Where do I go to find the scholarship application?

All scholarship applications can be found in the links below and under Programs by Format and GTP sections under Professional Development Tab

I still have questions about professional development opportunities and scholarships. Where do I go?

Please reach out to the PD team at pd@gbta.org. We are happy to answer additional questions.  

 

Available Courses

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

The Fundamentals of Strategic Meetings Management
Course Description  |   Apply for Scholarship

Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE)
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Designation Cohort
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

Global Travel Professional® (GTP) Certification
Course Description  |  Apply for Scholarship

 

 Questions

Interested in a specific course? Fill out the form and let us know how we can help. Email pd@gbta.org for further assistance.

 

 

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