2023 MAKO Scholarships

Applicatons are open for scholarships to the 2023 MAKO Conference

May 1-3, 2023

Four (4) scholarships will be awarded – two (2) scholarships for first-time attendees only.  Scholarships are for registration cost only.  Travel, meals not included in the conference registration, and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the applicant.



2023 Spring/Summer Institute Scholarships are OPEN.  

Scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded to 1st – 4th year students.  Scholarship amounts could change depending on number of applicants.  

Scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with other Institute scholarships that you were awarded.

Note:  If you are applying for a 1st year scholarship, DO NOT register until you get confirmation that you have or have not received the scholarship.  The scholarship discount is taken at the time of registration and cannot be refunded.




2023 Winter Institute
University of Arizona | Tucson, Arizona
January 4-6, 2023

2023 Midwest Institute
University of Wisconsin | Madison, WI
June 4-8, 2023

2023 Southeast Institute
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
June 25–June 29, 2023

2023 Northeast Institute
Villanova University, Villanova, PA
July 30-August 3, 2023

About Institute:

For almost 100 years, Institute has educated association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders across the country through its national program, highly rated curriculum and high caliber instructors. Thousands of executives have attended Institute sites across the country to strengthen their management skills, learn industry best practices, and gain a broad national perspective from peers.  Institute has helped them build stronger organizations, become stronger business advocates and better serve their members. In addition, you will earn points towards your CCE or CAE certification as Institute’s curriculum is directly tied to the bodies of knowledge of both the American Society of Association Executives and the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Upon completion of the Institute program, graduates receive the IOM recognition which allows them to use the letters “IOM” in public mention and professional correspondence.  The IOM recognition signifies the completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management and commitment to the industry.

For more information about Institute’s curriculum, sites, and dates, visit the Institute Web site and Prospective Student Toolkit to help you gain insight into the program.