As disaster costs continue to escalate around the world, it is time to wisely invest in the professional development of our future emergency managers who will be responsible for helping us to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate against future events.
Become a part of the IAEM Scholarship Program. Through donations from individuals, companies and orgainzations, IAEM’s goals is to raise $1,000,000 to fund scholarships worldwide to undergraduate or graduate students in accredited college programs, pursuing degrees in Emergency Management, Disaster Management or a closely related field.
The fund is managed in a U.S. Dollar account. Donations in any currency are accepted and registered as the U.S. Dollar equivalent. The following donor levels are available:
Your donations will be tracked and will accumulate over time. Donors receive recognition on the IAEM website. You will be listed in the donor level category that you have attained.
The online IAEM Scholarship Auction is now open with auction items ranging from exotic vacation getaways to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise. The online auction will run June 1 through June 21, 2018. More items will be added to the auction, so be sure to check back regularly. So, please tell your friends, family, community about our auction. Let the bidding begin!
And remember – your participation helps send students earning degrees in emergency management, disaster management or a closely related program of study to school. Your donations or purchases may help educate the person that someday directs the response to a disaster in your community or helps the community or its residents recover from a natural or man-made disaster.
The IAEM Scholarship Program is a creation of the association and its members. The IAEM-Global Board appoints a Commission to oversee its activities and awards. The association includes the Scholarship Fund in all of its reporting and accounting structures.
For information about the IAEM Scholarship Program, contact:
Dawn M. Shiley
IAEM Communications Manager & Scholarship Program Director
International Association of Emergency Managers
201 Park Washington Court
Falls Church, VA 22046-4527
Phone: (703) 538-1795
Fax: (703) 241-5603