Eric Jenett Professional Development Scholarship Fund
The PMI Houston Chapter and friends of Eric Jenett sponsored the Eric Jenett Professional Development Scholarship Fund, an endowment fund which awards up to US$1,250 annually and which may be awarded in whole or in part to one or more individuals,, who wish(es) to obtain or maintain project management-related certification, credentials, course credits or substantive knowledge.
Application and Notification
To apply for this scholarship, please complete the Professional Development Scholarships Application. When you complete the application, you will be considered for all professional development scholarships for which you meet the criteria, so separate applications are not required.
Applications from interested candidates must be received by PMIEF no later than April 1, each year. All notification of application status will be made to the email address you provide in your scholarship application. Upon award, the recipient must register and pay for his/her professional development course and then send confirmation of registration and payment to PMIEF.
Upon receipt of this documentation, PMIEF will reimburse the recipient(s) up to the value of the scholarship amount awarded.
To review the guidelines for Professional Development and Training, please visit the Scholarship Guidelines.
In order to be considered eligible for a scholarship, all applicants must complete the PMIEF application process and adhere to its requirements. Applicants must be applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain project management-related certification, credentials, course credits or substantive knowledge. Scholarships will be awarded in the following order of priority:
- Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain a Project Management Professional, PMP®, certification;
- Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain any other Project Management Institute (PMI) project management certification;
- Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain a project management certification;
- Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain any project management-related substantive knowledge.
About Eric Jenett, PMP
This endowed scholarship honors the life of Eric Jenett, who was a champion for the importance of project management education and the project management profession.“Mr. Jenett, one of PMI’s five original founders, was PMI's first Project Management Professional (PMP®). A PMI Fellow, Mr. Jenett was PMI's President in 1971, Chairman in 1972 and Secretary from 1975 to 1976. A founding member of the PMI Houston Chapter, Mr. Jenett was honored by PMI in 1975 for his Distinguished Contribution to the Institute. He presented at numerous PMI Seminars & Symposiums, served on a number of panels, and published a variety of articles in the Project Management Quarterly, later to become the Project Management Journal®, and in a number of other technical publications. He wrote and lectured on technical and project management topics and had more than 30 publications and presentations.” (Source: PMI®)
The friends of Eric Jenett who helped to create this scholarship include the generous funding of the PMI Houston Chapter, as well as the support and inspiration of the PMI Clear Lake/Galveston Chapter (PMICLG) and AJ Collier (PMICLG Founder).