Georgia Chapter 2014 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 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 in the amount of $1,000 each for the Fall 2014 term. Qualified applicants are full-time (12 hours or more per semester), a rising Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate students in accounting, criminal justice, risk management or law degree programs in the state of Georgia, who have demonstrated an interest in fraud. Applicants must be residents of Georgia. All scholarship applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2014 (This deadline supersedes the application's deadline) in order to be considered. Scholarship winners will be notified in October 2014 and the actual scholarships will be awarded at the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner's Annual Seminar on November 7, 2014. The scholarship cannot be applied toward the Becker classroom CPA Review Course.
The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of (a) overall academic achievement demonstrated by notarized transcripts (at least 3.0 GPA); (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 or law degree 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 transcript(s) showing all completed college or university courses;
• Two letters of faculty recommendation, at least one of which must be from an instructor in accounting, criminal justice or law degree program.
If possible, please mail all scholarship components together in one package 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: Chris Grippa