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Institute of Management Accountants – MidSouth/Memphis Area Chapter Scholarships in Accounting Sponsored by Vaco Financial The IMA Scholarships are awarded by the MidSouth/Memphis Area Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants to encourage students to pursue careers in the field of Management Accounting. To be eligible, a student must be a member of the IMA and maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students must also have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average in all Accounting courses completed. Students must have completed Accounting Principles I and II to apply. Candidates must enroll in six hours of Accounting courses in the semester in which the scholarship is received. There are two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded for the 2008-2009 school year. The required IMA membership dues for the first year will be reimbursed. Please fill in the information requested below: Name__________________________________________________ Date of Birth_________________ (First) (Middle) (Last) (Optional) Permanent Mailing Address ___________________________________________________ (Street or Box No.) City_________________________________ State___________ Zip_______________ Phone Number ________________________ E-Mail Address_______________________ Student Identification Number______________ School where presently enrolled________________________________________________ Along with the above information, a completed application should include: 1. A resume listing: a) all academic honors including scholarships, fellowships, academic prizes, and honorary societies to which you have been elected; b) all extracurricular activities in which you have participated indicating any offices held; and c) a description of any work related experience. 2. An essay of 500 words or less indicating your interest in management accounting and career plans in business or industry. 3. A list of three references one of whom should be an accounting professor. Have each reference mail a letter of recommendation to the same address as you mail your application. 4. An official transcript of your grades and a list of the courses in which you are currently enrolled. Your completed application and reference letters should be mailed by April 1st, 2008 to: Charlene Spiceland 7453 Appling Oaks Cordova, TN 38016 Students will be notified by April 30th, 2008 of their application status for the 2008-2009 Fall and Spring semesters. Date_____________ Signature of applicant_____________________________________________ Last Revision Date: 01/13/2006