Applications are now being accepted for the ACFE Foundation’s Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship award amounts are $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000. Some scholarship requirements include that applicants: must currently be enrolled full-time and similarly enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year at an accredited, four-year college or university; must have a declared major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance or criminal justice; and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession. The application deadline (completed online) is by January 27, 2017, and scholarship recipients will be announced April 19, 2017. For full details, go to http://www.acfe.com/scholarship.aspx.
You can also help to support the scholarship: Individuals can make a contribution (online or by mail) to support the ACFE Foundation’s Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship. To learn more about how to donate, go to: http://www.acfe.com/foundation-donate.aspx