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Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship (IMA)

Scholarships are available to accounting and finance students.

IMA sponsors a variety of scholarship programs to help students offset the high cost of education. These include the IMA Memorial Education Fund and Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarships. In addition, IMA’s Foundation for Applied Research offers a research grant program for doctoral students who are pursuing research in the area of management accounting. Click here for 2008-2009 scholarship application requirements and forms.

Student Chapter Awards and Competitions
Student chapters are a vital part of the IMA community. Each year the students and their chapters vie for various awards including the National Student Case Competition, Awards of Excellence, Outstanding Student Chapter, Student Manuscript Award and the Clark Johnson Achievement Award.For information on starting a IMA Student Chapter on your campus, click here for the latest version of the Student Chapter Manual.

National Student Case Competition
Teams of students respond to a published case by preparing and submitting a videotaped presentation to judges selected from IMA members. The 2009 finals competition will be held at IMA's Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver, Colorado on June 6-10, 2009. This very exciting competition presents students with real life challenges and the opportunity to:

  • analyze a case
  • develop a solution
  • present it to an audience
  • receive recognition for their efforts

The case study is published in the September 2008 issue of Strategic Finance.

Competition Rules and Regulations
Case Study
2008 Winning Entry

Award of Excellence and Outstanding Student Chapter
These programs aim to engage all student chapters to promote the IMA’s mission and vision statements as well as to provide a broad spectrum of activities/services to its student members. Click here for complete rules and an application.

Student Manuscript Award
This program provides any student member with an opportunity to share his/her IMA student membership experiences via articles considered for publication in Strategic Finance. Submissions must be postmarked by March 15 for credit in current year’s competition. Click here for complete rules and an application. Please click here to view the three winning article from the 2008 Student Manuscript Competition.

Clark Johnson Achievement Award
This award is presented each year at IMA's Annual Conference and Exposition to an active IMA student chapter that demonstrates innovative achievement in meeting the needs of IMA regular and student members. Click here for complete rules and an application.