2017 GACFE Scholarship Program

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 ourcholarship program.


The GACFE expects to award a number of scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded on 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 2017 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 s
emester), 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, 2017, 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.
  • NOTE: Applications for 2017 Fall Semester will begin being accepted starting August 15, 2017

 

       

    

         Download Application

 

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