Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$3,375

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 10

Sunday
Awarded By:

Institute of Management Accountants

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually, and is at the discretion of the selection committee. The only limiting factor is the level of funding available for the scholarships each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be an Institutue of Management Accountants (IMA) student member.
  3. Must enroll as a part-time or full-time student.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must have the expressed intent of pursuing a career in management accounting, financial management, or information technology or have declared a major parallel to one of the predefined fields of study listed above.
  6. Must be physically located in the United States and be studying at a regionally accredited institution.
  7. Must be currently enrolled in an institution accredited by the United States to apply for this undergraduate/graduate award.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: International and U.S. students attending an accredited institution in the United States who are members of the Institute of Management Accoutants are eligible for this award. Students must have the expressed intent of pursuing a career in management accounting, financial management, or information technology or have declared a major parallel to one of the predefined fields of study listed above and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
  • Resume
Additional Information: All IMA student members who have not previously received an IMA Scholarship in the classification category to which he/she currently resides or from another IMA Scholarship Program (see categories as defined on the IMA website) is eligible to apply for the SCMS and MEF sponsored scholarships. The IMA Committee on Students will base its decision for awarding the scholarships on the following: academic merit, IMA participation, quality of applicant's presentation (failure to follow instructions will eliminate an application from consideration), demonstrated community leadership, potential for success in expressed career goals in a financial management position, and strength of recommendations. Winners will be notified on or before May 31.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $2,500 annually for recipients of the IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarships (MEF); $5,000 annually for recipients of the Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship (SCMS). All awards are non-renewable. In addition to the monetary award, MEF Scholarship recipients will also receive an award of the first year dues post graduation (associate membership dues), and SCMS recpients will receive lodging, transportation and registration costs for the annual conference (in June) and the student conference (in November).  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,375.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 10

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 10

Applications are available online from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit a one-page resume indicating a summary of the applicant's employment record (if applicable), leadership activities, and other information pertinent to the application; an official university transcript(s) enclosed in a sealed envelope with the school seal from all institutions attended; two recommendation forms (page seven and eight of the application) sealed in an envelope with the recommender's signature across the seal; and a two-page written statement addressing the topics listed on page six of the application. All applications must be typed, signed and postmarked or emailed no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Kerry Butkera
Address: 10 Paragon Drive Montvale, New Jersey 07645-1760

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