Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

Awarded by : Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Updated on Sep 28, 2023
Rashmi Shukla

University Research Analyst

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 8,29,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2024

  • Final application deadline

    05 Feb 2024

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program was named after two members of the ACFE, Larry Jennings, CFE, CPA, 49; and Tracy Ritchie, CFE, CPA, 41; both of Houston, Texas
  • They were among five people fatally wounded when terrorists in Karachi, Pakistan fired upon their vehicle on Nov. 14, 1997
  • The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

  • This scholarship is applicable for the following fields:
    • Criminal Justice
    • Accounting Majors
    • Business Administration
    • Finance

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 10,000 => Rs 8,29,400

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.63 (last updated 17th April 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial scholarship award amounts are $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000
  • Also, the scholarship will receive a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited, four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled in 9 semester hours (or equivalent) per term and be at least in the second half of their sophomore year when they apply
  • Scholarships are awarded annually on the basis of:
    • Completed scholarship application
    • Two Recommendation Forms
    • Fraud-related interests, activities, goals, and desired career path
    • Overall academic achievement demonstrated by official transcripts

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Official transcripts Required

  • LORs- 
    • Two letters of recommendation must be submitted on behalf of the applicant
    • At least one form is preferred to be from a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or a professor
    • Students are encouraged to meet with a Local ACFE Chapter to become acquainted with a CFE
    • Additional recommendation forms should be requested from an individual who may be familiar with your fraud-related education, interests, goals, and anti-fraud career paths such as an employer or professor
  • Transcripts- Upload Official Transcripts showing all completed college or university courses 

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date September 18, 2023 Not Available
Application final end date February 05, 2024 Not Available
Announcement date April 19, 2024
  • Scholarship Award Recipients Announced
Award Distribution May 04, 2024
  • Scholarship Awards Distributed

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link https://www.acfe.com/scholarship.aspx
Contact email Scholarships@ACFE.com
Phone number +1 (512) 478-9000

Additional Information

  • The following persons are not eligible to apply:
    • Past scholarship award recipients
    • High school students (including seniors)
    • Junior college or community college students
    • College or university students graduating in 2022 (students must be enrolled through 2023)
    • ACFE Chapter directors or officers

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