Scholarship Program

2023 Ohio Regional Council Scholarship Award Program

All full-time accounting students (undergraduate and graduate) with an accounting major enrolled in Ohio colleges/universities are eligible to apply for the Ohio Regional Council sponsored IMA scholarships (including Pittsburgh chapter and IUE Student Chapter).. Selected individuals will be awarded one of three scholarships of three levels - $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000.

Selection of Candidates

All candidates will be considered equally with no basis to race, creed, or background and will be judged independently on the basis of the applicant’s ability to meet the criteria as outlined in the application. If for some reason a selected individual declines his / her award or becomes ineligible, an alternate candidate will be selected to receive the award.


The DEADLINE for candidates to submit application to IMA-Ohio Regional Council is March 19th Midnight.  Applications will be submitted via Google Forms. Any questions regarding this program can be directed to Cathy Schaefer at

Method of Distribution / Post-Acceptance Requirements

Scholarships will be disbursed in two (2) equal amounts: 50 percent will be award at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Each payment is contingent upon receipt of the following documentation:

  • Scholarship winners must provide proof of registration and a copy of the recipient’s most recent transcript.
  • Scholarship winners MUST attend the Meonske Conference, April 27, 2023 at Kent State University or an approved council or chapter event in April or May, 2023.
  • After being selected to receive the award, the winners must make a one-year commitment to join and utilize their membership in the Institute of Management Accountants and attend at least two functions through a local chapter or the Ohio Regional Council to receive professional guidance and support.
  • Scholarship monies will be forwarded directly to the school’s bursar’s office or financial aid department.

 Announcement of Winners

On or before April 11, 2023

Director – Scholarships

Cathy Schaefer