TMA Atlanta NextGen Scholarship Application for the Annual Conference
The Atlanta Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association is offering a $500 scholarship to a NextGen member who might not otherwise be able to attend The Annual Conference. Awards are based on the applicant’s financial need and contributions to the corporate restructuring community and to the TMA. The scholarships can be used to cover conference registration, travel, hotel expenses, and meals.
The 2021 Annual is taking place Tuesday, October 26, to Friday, October 29, at the Grand Hyatt Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee. The Annual offers continuing education and networking opportunities that will take advantage of all that Nashville has to offer. For more information about the annual conference, click here.
Who is Eligible?
• Current TMA Atlanta NextGen members • Member must not receive any organizational support/employer reimbursement to attend the conference • Has not been the recipient of the scholarship in the past two years
How to Apply
Complete the application including:
• Application form providing contact and demographic information • Self-nomination that addresses questions about your career and TMA involvement • Your resume or biography
The review committee seeks candidates who are young professionals interested in becoming more involved in TMA. Applications will be evaluated on the potential impact of this conference attendance on the applicant’s work within the corporate restructuring community, the applicant’s clear plan for active participation in the conference, participation in TMA, and financial need. All applicants will be notified of results via email.
Expectations of Scholarship Recipients
If selected to receive the scholarship, applicant(s) must confirm their ability to attend the event. Winner(s) will be expected to maintain a current TMA Atlanta membership throughout the year. They must be willing to sign a release form so they can be featured in TMA Atlanta promotions. Scholarship winner(s) will also be expected to provide a follow-up interview to TMA Atlanta to discuss their experiences and share what they learned. Recipient(s) also must submit proof of their attendance and receipts for all expenses within 3 weeks of their conference.
The deadline for applications is Friday, August 20, 2021 at 5 pm ET. Scholarship recipients will be notified by Friday, August 27, 2021.
Name: __________________________________________________________ Title: __________________________________________________________ Employer:_______________________________________________________ Address:________________________________________________________ Telephone Number:_______________________________________________ Mobile Number:___________________________________________________ Email Address:____________________________________________________ Birth Date:_______________________________________________________ Number of Years as a TMA Member:___________________________________ Self-Nomination
Please provide a short self-nomination that addresses the following:
1. Your involvement, participation and leadership in TMA at the chapter, regional, and/or global level 2. Why you want to attend The Annual 3. How you will make the most of this experience, e.g., how you will participate at this conference 4. The specific aspects of the conference that will be valuable to your professional development 5. Your role in the future of TMA, e.g., where do you see yourself within the TMA organization in the next few years Please share any additional information that you would like TMA Atlanta to know about you, your involvement with TMA, or your involvement and experience in other organizations.