Eric Jenett Professional Development Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Type

Professional Development Scholarship

Sponsored By

PMI Houston Chapter

Summary

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

For more information on scholarship applications and notifications, please review the Scholarship Guidelines.

Criteria

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:

  1. Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain a Project Management Professional, PMP®, certification;
  2. Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain any other Project Management Institute (PMI) project management certification;
  3. Any individual applying for a professional development course in order to obtain or maintain a project management certification;
  4. 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).