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victor-hartmanFrom the President

Dear Colleague:

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is a member-based global association dedicated to providing anti-fraud education and training.  Together with its members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity of our profession. As President of the Georgia Chapter of the ACFE, I invite you to attend our next meeting, the first Friday of the month at noon (registration begins at 11:30 am).  We will meet at the Ansley Golf Club, 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive, Atlanta, 30309.  Please come and discover the three most powerful reasons anti-fraud professionals join the ACFE .  .  .

Extensive Networking:  Build a powerful network of peers by attending our monthly meetings.  You will develop contacts in industry, business, government, academia, and with varioius fraud prevention specialialists.

Industry-Specific Knowledge:  Get the most up-to-date information and knowledge through ACFE's bimonthly magazine, Fraud Magainze.  You will also receive monthly issues of Fraud Examiner, the member e-newsletter.

Quality Education:  Get the best information available on a wide variety of fraud topics from the industry's leading experts by attending the Georgia Chapter meetings, events sponsored by the ACFE as well as the national Annual ACFE Fraud Conference & Exhibition.

In addition, our chapter offers an annual all-day seminar each November where you could earn up to 9 hours of CPE from specially selected speakers covering the most up-to-date fraud topics.

I hope that you will consider becoming a part of the ACFE and our chapter.  Please contact me or any member of our Board for more information.  I hope to see you soon! 

Sincerely,

Vic Hartman
President
Georgia Chapter ACFE

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Georgia Chapter 2016 Scholarship Program
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 65,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide.


The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 65,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide.

The Association also is committed to the education of accounting and criminal justice students who will become the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) of the future.

The Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners sponsors monthly meetings and an annual seminar to provide continuing education in fraud detection, deterrence and prevention. The proceeds of the annual seminar are used to fund this scholarship program.
 

The Georgia Chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. expects to award a number of scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded upon a three-tier system, with amounts of no more than $2,000 or no less than $500 being granted to up to 7 candidates for the Fall 2016 term.  Top finalists competing for $1,000 and $2,000 scholarships should expect to be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Qualified applicants are full-time (12 hours or more per semester), a rising Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate student majoring in any of the following disciplines within the state of Georgia:

  • Accounting
  • Criminal justice
  • Risk management
  • Law degree program
  • Business Mgt.
  • MBA
  • Finance
     

We require that applicants maintain a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in fraud investigations and or examination. All applicants must be residents of Georgia as well. 
 

All scholarship applications must be postmarked by no later than October 21, 2016 in order to be considered

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of (a) overall academic achievement demonstrated by notarized transcripts; (b) two letters of faculty recommendation, at least one of which must be from an instructor in the student’s accounting, criminal justice, risk management, law degree program, business mgt., MBA, or Finance program; and (c) an interest in fraud detection, deterrence, and prevention, demonstrated through courses of study or career goals.
An application package must include:

• A completed application form (available from the Georgia Chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc.)
• A notarized mailed transcript(s) showing all completed college or university courses;
• Two signed, scanned & emailed letters of faculty recommendation, at least one of which must be from an instructor in accounting, criminal justice, risk management, law degree program, business mgt., MBA, or Finance degree programs.

Please scan and email all scholarship components together in one package to scholarships@gacfe.org.

However, notarized college transcripts must be mailed (not emailed) to:
Georgia CFE Chapter
P.O. Box 79498
Atlanta, GA 30357-7498

For additional information contact:
Georgia Chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc.
Attn: Bruno Pavlicek (908) -247-7002