CFMA Portland Chapter Scholarship

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Scholarship Description

The objective of the CFMA Student Scholarship is to enable full-time students interested in finance, accounting or construction management to pursue their education in the subject.


The scholarship has multiple requirements. All competitive applicants are expected to meet all of the below stated requirements:

• Enroll in an Oregon/SW Washington College or University as a student pursuing a degree or certification.

• Maintain GPA of 3.0 or higher.

• Submit a complete CFMA Scholarship Application, including: A 300-word essay that demonstrates the applicant's relationship to the construction industry and/or how the construction industry impacts the economy; A current transcript from the colleges or universities attended thus far, or high school transcript for those entering their first year of college; A current resume; and two letters of recommendation, with one academic and one from the business community. Letters from a member of the applicant's immediate family will not be considered).

Application Deadline:

All application materials, including the required application, transcript and essay must be received on or before July 14th.

Review and Award:

Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded in early August for the academic year beginning in the Fall once the winner has been chosen. Scholarship winners will be notified via phone and honored at the CFMA Annual Golf Tournament. Attendance is requested.

The CFMA Portland Chapter includes representatives from Construction Firms, Public Accounting Firms, Insurance Firms and various construction related partners in the Portland Metro Area. The Chapter’s Scholarship Committee will award all scholarships based upon the above stated criteria. Scholarship Search