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2017 STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT 


IFAMA 2017 World Conference


IFAMA is pleased to announce financial support available
for students totaling $53,000.

  • IFAMA and CAB at Purdue have agreed to invest a total of $ 35,000 of the conference budget. Of these, $ 25,000 are unrestricted, and $10,000 are restricted for students from countries not identified by the World Bank as High-Income Economies in the current 2017 fiscal year. (reference: https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519 ).
  • IFAMA, thanks to a generous specific donation from CHS, $10,000 restricted for students from the USA and Canada.
  • IFAMA, thanks to a generous donation by the Hon. Carole Brookins and other funds, will make available a minimum of $ 8,000 to students directly identified by the IFAMA African Chapter.
IFAMA, thanks to a generous donation by the Hon. Carole Brookins and other funds, will make available a minimum of $ 8,000 to students directly identified by the IFAMA African Chapter.

PLEASE NOTE:

As indicated, funds will be allocated primarily to students competing in the case competition.
  1. It is unlikely the awarded funds will be greater than what is provided through institutional support (the applicant’s home university / research account / public support etc.)
  2. Support will normally not exceed USD $400 (approximately 50% of the conference registration fee for students) particularly for students from High-Income Economies (as defined by World Bank for fiscal 2017).
  3. Allocated awards will be distributed in Miami after completion of the Case Competition.
  4. All funding decisions are final.

Award Announcements

March 6: $30,000 will be allocated to qualified applicants received by Feb. 28.
April 17:  $45,000 (including March 6) will be allocated to qualified applicants received by April 13..
May 22:  $53,000 (including those allocated in March 6 and April 17) to qualified applicants received before May 17.

How to Apply

To apply for financial support:

  1. Create a pro forma budget detailing estimated costs needed and funds available in order to attend the 2017 IFAMA conference. This document should be uploaded along with the application in order to be considered complete.

  2. Include a photocopy an official ID or Passport with your application.

  3. Complete the application form electronically through Submittable in the link provided below.

SAMPLE PRO FORMA 

*Example for illustration purposes only


A - Pro Forma Expenses  (in USD)

 

Travel to Miami to conference hotel

 $ 700

Registration fee, conference

 $ 795

Miami Accommodation (sharing room)

 $ 400

Food and petty cash

 $ 150

A- Total Expenses

 $2,045

B - Pro Forma Revenue (in USD)


Personal funds

 $ 1,000

Institutional support

    $ 750

B- Total Funds Available

 $ 1,750

C =  A-B IFAMA's support applied for

                $295

Download WORD Version of Application Form and these Instructions. 

Please direct any questions to: Francesco Braga, CEO IFAMA.
Email: fbraga@ifama.org


--SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED--

Due to some technical difficulties with the proposal submission system, Submittable.com, IFAMA has extended the February 28 deadline for funding applications to Friday, March 3.   Funding decisions will be communicated to applicants on Monday, March 6.
  
Submit Financial Support Applications Online Here

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Conference Quicklinks 

Academic Symposium

2018 Symposium Call for Papers

2018 Call for Teaching Cases


Student Information

2018 Student Case Competition  

2018 Student Financial Assistance

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