Ritchie Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

Ritchie Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

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The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship allows students to continue their education and careers in anti-fraud. Furthermore, it promotes its anti-fraud objectives by granting a full year of ACFE membership. The values of the awards are INR 8,32,706, INR 6,24,529, INR 4,16,353, and INR 1,66,541, and they are given directly to the applicant's university or college.

Offered by  Trust
Amount Granted  INR 8,32,706, INR 6,24,529, INR 4,16,353, and INR 1,66,541 (varying as per merit and divisional requirement of the students). 
Type of Scholarship  Undergraduate and Postgraduate 
Level of Program  -Based 
Application Deadline  15 January 2025 (tentative)
Renewability  One time Payment 
International Students  Yes 
Official URL  Ritchie Jennings Memorial

 

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What are the benefits of Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

Students can receive awards of INR 8,32,706, INR 6,24,529, INR 4,16,353, and INR 1,66,541, depending on their merit and the requirements of their division. A one-year ACFE Student Associate membership is also included with the award. The applicant's university will receive a direct payment of the Award.

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What is the eligibility criteria for Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

Prior to submitting an application, applicants need to review the eligibility requirements for this scholarship.

  • list items The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship is available for majors in business administration, finance, and accounting, among other subjects. 
  • list items It can be used in American, Singaporean, Indian, and other universities.
  • list items A professor or Certified Fraud Examiner should provide one of the two mandatory recommendation letters.
  • list items A continuously Remarkable Academic Performance in Fraud-related experience, actions, objectives, etc., is required of applicants.
  • list items Applicants who have already received the award are not eligible.
  • list items Students in high school and members of ACFE are not eligible to apply.
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    What is the application processof Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

    Applicants interested in the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship may use the ACFE website to submit an online application.

    First, applicants must register on the scholarship website.

    There are eight categories on the application:

    1. Applicant general information: Under this category, applicants need to fill in their general information like name, city, country, etc.
    2. College or university information: Under this category, applicants must fill in their name and origin of the college or university. 
    3. Academic information: Under this category, applicants need to fill in their current study structure.
    4. Official transcripts: Under this category, applicants must attach their all official transcripts of institutions/colleges previously attended.
    5. Essay instructions: Under this category, applicants need to answer a few questions, regarding the essay including their history and future anticipations.
    6. Recommendation request
    7. ACFE foundation affiliation: Under this category, applicants must fill in the information about their association with the ACFE Foundation.
    8. Certification: Under this category, applicants need to certify the information provided by him/her in the application. 

    The following are the times for the 2024–2025 Scholarship module:

    Status of application: September 18, 2023

    Application Deadline: February 5, 2024

    Recipients of Scholarship Awards Scholarship Awards Announced: April 19, 2024

    Distributed: May 4, 2024 

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    What are the documents required for Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

    The following paperwork needs to be prepared before applying for the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship.

  • list items The applicant must submit two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professor or CFE.
  • list items It is encouraged for students to have practical knowledge in this subject and to be well-versed in CFEs.
  • list items Official transcripts that show a student's course completion history and PG or UG exam results are necessary.
  • list items The completed scholarship application and the aforementioned documents must be sent together.
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    What is the selection process for Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

    The ACFE Foundation does not discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Each year, scholarships are given out based on the following: 

  • list items A completed application;
  • list items Goals, activities, and desired career path related to fraud;
  • list items Transcripts demonstrating overall academic achievement; and 
  • list items Recommendation Forms.
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    How can you contact for Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship?

    Global Headquarters 

    Address

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    Global Headquarters - The Gregor Building

    716 West Ave.

    Austin, TX 78701-2727 USA

    Phone

    (800) 245-3321 (USA & Canada only)

    +1 (512) 478-9000

    +1 (512) 478-9297 (Fax)

    Email

    [email protected]

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    Frequently asked questions

    Who can apply for the Ritchie-Jennings Scholarship?

    The award is available to undergraduate and graduate students worldwide who are full-time students at an approved college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in an anti-fraud-related profession, such as criminal justice, accounting, finance, or business administration.

    What exactly is the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Fund?

    The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Programme is a scholarship program meant to assist students interested in a career in anti-fraud. Larry Ritchie and Tracy Jennings, two renowned figures in the area who dedicated their lives to battling fraud and white-collar crime, inspired the program's name.