(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced today that Megan Roberts of the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a Sam’s Club® Scholarship.
Awarded to 20 first-year attendees from across the country, the Sam’s Club scholarships recognize individuals that exhibit excellent nonprofit management practices in several areas, including involvement in professional industry organizations, community involvement and demonstrated leadership.
Each of the Sam’s Club scholarship recipients will attend one of Institute’s five sites in 2013. At the completion of the four-year curriculum, each of the recipients will receive the IOM graduate recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management and their commitment to the industry. In addition, all credit hours earned through Institute may be applied toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) industry certification.