2024 Scholarship Application
The Illinois Foundation for Marketing Education is proud to announce that we are now accepting scholarship applications for 2024 for senior DECA members planning a business career/major.
The IFME scholarship application is a two-step process. Applicants will submit an online application and supporting documentation. Please read the below information in its entirety before starting an application. A link to the application is below.
The Illinois Foundation for Marketing Education will again award scholarships during the annual Illinois DECA Career Development Conference (IL-CDC) to marketing education students planning to pursue studies in higher education next year.
This is a TWO-STEP PROCESS.
ONE: This online application must be completed by the DECA member pursuing this scholarship by midnight on January 12, 2024. Please ensure all information entered is accurate. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact Amanda Simpson at email@example.com or by phone at 847-652-7656 or you can contact Karen Bear at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TWO: A Google Drive folder will be shared with you no later than January 15th. You are required to upload school transcripts and an adviser reference letter as well as a second reference letter to that folder by January 25th at midnight. Your application is not complete until these documents are received.
Note - A list of the finalists will be released during the first week of February. Interviews, via video conferencing, will be scheduled during the next two weeks of February. Scholarship recipients will be announced during ILCDC 2024.
Supporting Documentation to be uploaded to the personalized folder.
(NOTE - some schools will not allow transcripts or reference letters to be viewed by students. Those items may be emailed to email@example.com.)
DECA advisors should be able to answer "yes" to all of the following questions: