Academic Scholarships

PMI invests in our rising leaders by funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study in project management or project management-related field of study. Please note there is only one application for all scholarships. All application materials must be in English.

These scholarships will open again in March 2023.

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GAC Scholarships

The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is an independent academic accreditation body with policies, procedures and standards for project, program and portfolio management and related programs at the bachelor’s, post graduate and doctoral degree levels. The purpose of the GAC scholarship is to support students who are studying project management, with the objective of using project/program/portfolio management to meet the current and anticipated needs of an organization, thereby increasing awareness of project management and strengthening an organization’s success.

GAC scholarships are open to all students enrolled in GAC-accredited, academic, degree granting programs, in project/program/portfolio management or a project management related field of study. 

Multiple scholarships will be awarded in the amount of US$2,000 each. These scholarships are awarded annually.

 

PMI Kenneth O. Hartley & James “Jim” Gallagher Fellows Scholarship 

In honor of the distinguished service career of the Fellows of the Project Management Institute, the PMI Board of Directors has established the Memorial Fellows Scholarship named in honor of PMI Fellow(s) who have recently passed. This year we are honoring Kenneth O. Hartley & James “Jim” Gallagher.

The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program in project management or a project management related field of study.

The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of US$2,000. 

 

PMI Ned Engman Founders Scholarship 

In honor of the distinguished service career of the founders of the Project Management Institute, the PMI Board of Directors has established the PMI Founders Scholarship named in honor of the founders of PMI who have recently passed.  This year's scholarship is named after Ned Engman.

The scholarship is open to any student enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in project management or a project management related field.

The scholarship will be awarded in an amount up to US$2,000.

 

Dr Harold Kerzner Scholarships

These scholarships are named in honor of Harold Kerzner, PhD, MS (Engineering), MBA, and sponsored by International Institute for Learning (IIL). Dr. Harold Kerzner is a globally recognized expert on project, program, and portfolio management, innovation and strategic planning, and Senior Executive Director at International Institute for Learning. For 50 years, Dr. Kerzner has shared vital guidance for making project management a strategic tool for competitive advantage and helping companies around the world build a powerful foundation for company improvement and excellence. Dr. Kerzner is the author of best-selling books about project management, including Innovation Project Management: Methods, Case Studies, and Tools for Managing Innovation Projects (2019), The Future of Project Management (2018), and Project Management Best Practices, Fourth Edition (2018). 

 

 

The scholarships are open to all students who are pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees in Project Management or related fields of study from accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities. Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral students are eligible to apply.

Multiple scholarships will be awarded in the amount of US$7,500 each. These scholarships are awarded annually.

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