SMPS CPA Jen Smyers Scholarship

    Scholarship Description

    In recognition of the enthusiasm and commitment that Jen Smyers brought to our Chapter, the SMPS Central PA (CPA) Scholarship will award $2,000 to an individual who is committed to ongoing professional development.

    • The Jen Smyers Scholarship will be awarded to one individual per year to attend an event that will benefit both the individual and the Chapter.
    • Eligible events include NERC, Build Business, or the Pinnacle Experience. Other programs will be considered on an individual basis.
    • The scholarship must be used within one year of award by the individual who receives it. It cannot be transferred.

    Eligibility & Application

    To be considered, chapter members must:

    • Be a SMPS Central PA Chapter Member for at least one year.
    • Submit application form, which will focus on how you will use the scholarship to benefit yourself, your career, and the Chapter.
    • Include a statement on how you will bring back what you learned from this program and share with your local SMPS Chapter, such as:
      • Share learnings via presentation/paper/blog/social media
      • Submit testimonial about experience (200 words written or 30-second video) to be used for promotion
      • Speak at new member orientation

    Submission & Selection Process

    • Scholarship applications will be accepted September 1 through October 31.  
    • The Selection Committee will review applications and select award winner.
    • The scholarship recipient will be announced at the holiday party.


    Please fill out the application form here.

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