Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Rhode Island Chapter Academic Scholarship

  • Deadline: 05/15/2024
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Amount: $2,000
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  • Address: PO Box 6670 Providence, RI 02940

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Rhode Island Chapter Academic Scholarship is available thanks to the generosity of the Chapter’s Educational Outreach.

All the application forms will be reviewed and the Scholarship Committee will determine the winners on the basis of academic achievement, application essay, and references.

Application Deadline is May 15, while the scholarship award winners will be announced no later than August 15.

If you happen to be the lucky recipient, you will be awarded at the Rhode Island Fraud Conference in September.

Full Description

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Rhode Island Chapter Academic Scholarship is offering one award of $2,000 which will be given to a qualified student.

Who's eligible?

Now, you are probably wondering what makes a qualified student.

The eligible applicant must meet the following criteria:

He/she must be matriculating, full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree at an accredited Rhode Island college or university with a declared major in accounting, criminal justice, criminology, law or law enforcement.

Other majors will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but only if they relate to the anti-fraud profession.

High school students and past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

Please, do not submit application forms if you are not eligible for the award.

How to Apply

The applicant is required to enclose all of the following items so that his/her application is considered complete:

Official transcript(s) sent directly from all colleges and universities attended in a sealed envelope.

A typed essay of 500 words or less explaining your educational and career goals and how you expect fraud awareness will affect your professional development.

Contact information, including phone number, for one person who can provide a verbal reference,

At least one letter of recommendation is required from a faculty advisor or other faculty member.

The letter of recommendation can be from the Academic Advisor while other letters of recommendation may be submitted in addition to the required faculty recommendation.

Once you gather all the documents, you should mail completed applications to ACFE – Rhode Island Chapter Attn: Scholarship P.O. Box 6671 Providence, RI 02940-6671.

The applicant is responsible that all the documents come in time, being that late and incomplete applications will be rejected.

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