Young Professionals Grant

Steve Schlesinger and Merrill Dubrow, CEO of M/A/R/C Research have once again collaborated with The Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) to fund the Young Professionals Grant.

Now in its third year, the Young Professionals Grant program helps young qualitative research professionals enhance their skills by giving them the opportunity to engage with the QRCA and its members at the association’s annual conference. 

Ten accomplished young qualitative researchers will be given a pass to the 2017 Annual Conference, in Los Angeles, CA, January 18-20, 2017.  In previous years, nearly 200 applicants applied for this prestigious opportunity.

Commenting on the initiative, Steve Schlesinger said, “Merrill and I are passionate about the future of our industry and supporting the next generation of market researchers.” Merrill Dubrow added, “We are therefore excited to be providing young professionals with this opportunity to engage with the industry and develop their expertise.”

Monica Zinchiak, President of the QRCA, said, “I cannot think of two more perfect partners to help cultivate our industry’s next generation of professionals.  Mr. Schlesinger and Mr. Dubrow share the QRCA’s commitment to supporting young researchers in the market research industry.”

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Full information regarding qualification and application for the grant can be found at


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