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CMO... Scholarship Opportunities

Questions, please email md@cmaaoregon.org. Scholarships will be awarded at the CMO Annual Meeting in November.

Scholarship Requirements

 CMO Scholarships are available to CMO Members and affiliates who have a Professional CMAA Member at their club. Scholarship applicants must have been involved with the CMO for at least one year and have been active with the chapter.  Scholarship disbursements will be treated as reimbursements with necessary documentation and receipts required.

Application Process:

  • Review requirements
  • Complete Application and obtain letter of reference (if applicable)
  • Submit completed application and any additional information to md@cmaaoregon.org. 
  • Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make award recommendations to the CMO Board of Directors
  • November Annual Meeting - Scholarship award winners will be approved and announced by the Board of Directors 

Scholarship Awards & General Information

Awarded scholarship funds are only valid for one year. |  For example:  If the scholarship is awarded in November, funds are available until October 31st of the next year. (i.e. November, 2018 – October 31st, 2019)

CCM Certification | If you are planning to test for the CCM exam, you need to notify the Managing Director or Board, prior to testing.  If you plan to take the exam within a year, you should also notify the CMO of your intent, so funds can be allocated.  Otherwise, the funding may not be available.  All requests or notifications should be submitted prior to the annual meeting.

Award Funds | Funds will be provided to scholarship recipients as a reimbursement.  Proper documentation of payment needs to be provided to the Managing Director.  All payments will be made within 30 days of approved reimbursement requests.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Click links below for more details and to download applications...

The Bob Hedges Leadership Scholarship | The Bob Hedges Leadership Scholarship provides reimbursement up to $3,000 for any continuing educational opportunity. This scholarship may cover reimbursement of the registration cost, along with reasonable expenses associated with the education, such as airfare, hotel and meals.  

The Pierre Alarco Inspirational Scholarship | The Pierre Alarco Inspirational Scholarship provides reimbursement up to $2,000 for any continuing educational opportunity. This scholarship may cover reimbursement of the registration cost, along with reasonable expenses associated with the education, such as airfare, hotel and meals.  

The EJ Hamilton Scholarship | The EJ Hamilton Scholarship provides reimbursement up to $1,000 for any continuing educational opportunity. This scholarship may cover reimbursement of the registration cost, along with reasonable expenses associated with the education, such as airfare, hotel and meals.

The CCM Certification Scholarship | The CMO CCM Certification Scholarships offers reimbursement of the registration cost of the Certification Review Course, along with reasonable expenses associated with the certification course, such as airfare, hotel and meals. Total scholarship value not to exceed $4,500. Individuals awarded a CCM Scholarship are expected to serve on the Scholarship Committee for the following year if asked.