CFMA Scholarship

The Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is offering a scholarship to students in construction management Bachelor’s Degree programs in the state of Washington.

Application deadline: 3/31/18

Scholarship Overview:

Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to being the communications leader and premier source of education and information for aspects of financial management unique to the construction industry. Our local chapter consists of more than 130 individual members representing approximately 100 different companies in the Puget Sound region including: construction companies, lawyers, banks, insurance and surety bonding companies, accounting software, suppliers to the construction industry and CPA’s.

The Puget Sound CFMA chapter sponsors an annual scholarship program aimed at recognizing and rewarding local college students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements and exhibit a strong desire to pursue a career in the construction/financial management industry upon graduation. CFMA believes that these individuals are a key component to all of our future successes, and we take great pride in awarding these scholarships.

In addition to being eligible for receiving this scholarship, you may be contacted by one of our members’ companies about employment and/or internship opportunities. By completing the scholarship application through the Formsite hyperlink below, you authorize the release of the information contained in your application to any of the scholarship co-sponsors and/or any interested member company.

The eligibility requirements for the scholarships are outlined below:

  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior to be in the 2018/19 academic year. Graduate level work including 5th year accounting classes intended to be used towards a master degree are eligible to apply.
  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Enrolled in an accounting, finance or construction management Bachelor’s degree program at a college or university in the state of Washington.
  • Fully completed CFMA scholarship application, including required supplemental information–via this website. The deadline for scholarship application submissions is March 31, 2018.

The scholarships to be awarded in the 2018/19 year will total $10,000 with a $6000 award and a $4000 award; scholarship awards will be distributed in August 2019. Applicants are eligible to re-apply after one year. On behalf of our local CFMA chapter, and as the Scholarship Chair for the Puget Sound Chapter, I thank you for your interest in our industry, and look forward to receiving your application.

Stuart O’Farrell, Scholarship Chair of the Puget Sound Chapter of CFMA,

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