The recipients of the 2023 RIMS-CRMP-FED Scholarship and AFERM/George Mason University Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Program Scholarship will be announced at the 2023 AFERM ERM Summit on November 28-29, 2024!
Please note that the scholarships are awarded on a self-application basis. This means that to be eligible for a scholarship you should apply on your own behalf. For eligibility, application, and nomination details, please see below. For additional questions, please reach out to Daniella Datskovska at Past-President@aferm.org and Eliza Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One RIMS-CRMP-FED scholarships will be awarded, valued at $1,000. The scholarship covers the full cost of the on-demand self-study courses and exam fees. Recipients also have the option to instead apply the $1,000 to the cost of the live prep course, which typically costs $1,995. If the recipient selects the live prep course, they would then be responsible for the balance.
This scholarship is intended for professionals who are AFERM members, federal employees, and meet the degree and experience requirements as set by RIMS. Visit: https://www.rims.org/certification/rims-crmp-fed/eligibility to review the eligibility requirements.
The application requires a statement of intent of maximum length 500 words. To apply, please click the link below.
AFERM/George Mason University CRO Scholarship Program
One scholarship will be awarded to a recipient towards their enrollment in the George Mason University (GMU) Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Executive Development Program. The scholarship will be for use in the Fall 2023 program, which begins on October 24, 2023, and ends on March 7, 2024. The scholarship is valued at $5,500. The recipient will still be responsible for the balance of the remaining tuition (typically an additional $3,000) due prior to the start of the program.
This scholarship is named in memory of Jeanne Spencer, who was a friend to AFERM and instrumental in standing up the GMU CRO Program. The program is focused on preparing individuals to effectively execute the practices of a CRO in today’s rapidly changing business environment. In addition to receiving the GMU Executive Certificate, those successfully completing the program receive the CRO Digital Badge from GMU.
This scholarship is intended for professionals who are AFERM members and are a GS-14, GS-15, SES, or equivalent level federal employee with oversight of fields such as risk, strategy, fraud, budget, performance, and/or program management. The application requires a statement of intent of maximum length 500 words where the applicant can also reflect on the importance of advancing the practice of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in the federal government through thought leadership, education, and collaboration. To apply, please click the link below.
Past Scholarship Recipients
2022 AFERM/RIMS-CRMP-FED Scholarship
Sylvania Kandil, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
2022 AFERM/George Mason University CRO Scholarships
Dr. Temika Edwards, Chief Risk Officer, U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General
Nikki Wood, Chief, Management Integrity & Accountability Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2021 AFERM/RIMS-CRMP-FED Scholarship
Tabatha McCullom, Financial & Operational Risk Analyst, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
2021 AFERM/George Mason University CRO Scholarship
SJ Lynch, ERM Director, Food & Drug Administration
2020 AFERM/RIMS-CRMP-FED Scholarship
Darlene Bennett, Dept. of the Navy
2020 AFERM/George Mason University CRO Scholarship
Angela Crane, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission