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SCHOLARSHIPS

Purpose

To encourage and assist student members of the Jacksonville IMA Chapter who demonstrate outstanding potential to pursue a career in management accounting.

Field of Study

Accounting, with a preference to students who have expressed interest in management accounting.

Level of Education for Which Award is Granted

  • Two Year Accounting Programs
  • Undergraduate Accounting Programs
  • Graduate Accounting Programs

Number, Amount and Type of Award

One or more scholarships in the amount of $575 will be awarded to a student member of the Jacksonville IMA Chapter.

Criteria for Selection

The IMA Scholarship Advisory Committee will base its decision for awarding the scholarships primarily on the academic merit and outside student activities as well as member participation of the Jacksonville IMA Chapter.

Method of Disbursement

Cash payment to the individual winner or winners will be paid in April 2011.  The Committee reserves the right to review final distribution of the scholarship funds.

 


Method of Applying

Applications will be submitted to Jerry Jeakle, Director Scholarships Program.  The application consists of a form with attachments containing the following information.

  1. The application which includes biographical data, and signature of applicant.
  2. Transcript of Undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) grades.  (An official transcript will be required to receive the scholarship).  Transcript must include 2010 grades.
  3. A Letter of Recommendation from an accounting professor including verification of major field of studies and expected date of graduation.
  4. Completion of an essay to answer the following question: What is the value of the CMA? The essay should be at least 500 words, typed.  Please include you name on the essay.
  5. A Resume with a Cover Letter by applicant addressing career objectives, why he or she is applying for the scholarship, and why he or she merits the scholarship above others.

NOTE:  The Application, Essay, Resume and Cover Letter can be submitted on-line.  The Letter of Recommendation and Official Transcripts or any questions, should be sent to:

Jerry Jeakle

Jacksonville IMA Chapter

PO Box 2291

Jacksonville, FL 32203

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Application Period:  January 1, 2011 thru March 1, 2011

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION is March 1, 2011

Announcement of Winners

Winner will be announced at the April 18, 2011 Award Ceremony at Deercreek Country Club.

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