ICPM provides scholarships for potential Certified Manager applicants, and presents awards to outstanding CM's and Instructors.

Scholarships and Awards at ICPM

It is time to recognize your accomplishments

ICPM offers two opportunities to be recognized for both CM applicants as well as Certified Managers and partners. The AMS merit-based scholarship is awarded to CM applicants to offset the cost of the Certified Manager certification bundle package. The Managerial Excellence award is presented to a Certified Manager or partner who has made a significant impact in the field of management or in the training of ICPM's programs.

AMS Foundation Scholarship

Administrative Management Society (AMS) Foundation Scholarship

The Institute of Certified Professional Managers is excited to offer the AMS Scholarship for the year 2019.

This merit-based scholarship will partially fund the purchase of the Certified Manager certification bundle in the amount of $490 US dollars. Award recipients are responsible for paying the balance of the bundle in the amount of $360 US dollars (+ shipping for international applicants).

ICPM will be awarding scholarships to applicants at two different times in 2018:

Spring Submission
  • Submission Date:
    January 1 - February 28, 2019
  • Award Date:
    March 7, 2019
Fall Submission
  • Submission Date:
    July 1 - August 31, 2019
  • Award Date:
    September 12, 2019

Application Process

Submit the following documents to ICPM (scholarships@icpm.biz) on or before the final submission date. Incomplete documentation will not be considered for scholarship.

  • Complete a CM Application form along with supporting documentation
  • Two letters of professional recommendation
  • An essay of 500 words or less that addresses: "Why I want to become CM certified."
  • A current resume

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to receive the AMS scholarship, you must meet the criteria below:

  • Be a first time applicant for the CM certification
  • Meet the CM eligibility requirements for education and experience
  • Be able to complete the CM certification in the 15 month allotted time
  • Fund the remaining cost of the certification

Have More Questions?

View AMS Frequently Asked Questions or contact scholarships@icpm.biz for more information.

ICPM Managerial Excellence Award

Your Managerial Excellence Award Application has Been Successfully Submitted

Thank you for submitting an application for ICPM's Managerial Excellence award. ICPM will review the application and inform you of the decision reached within three weeks of the submission date. In the meantime do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

ICPM Managerial Excellence Award

ICPM's Managerial Excellence Award recognizes Certified Managers, CM instructors, and Corporate and or Instructional Partners for their excellence in supporting ICPM's management development programs and advancing ICPM's mission.

Award nominations are accepted continuously and awards are made as warranted. To make a nomination (either self, a CM colleague or partner), complete the form below. All nominations must include two supporting references.

Eligibility for an award are as follows:

    Certified Managers

    Must have current recertification status and should excel in the areas of professional development, CM recruitment or mentoring, organizational contribution, leadership, and/or ethics and social responsibility.

    CM Instructor or Facilitator:

    If CM certified, must have current recertification status should excel in management education, management professionalism and ethics, mentoring CM applicants and/or public support for the FoM and CM certification.

    Corporate and/or Instructional Partners

    Must add significant value to ICPM's programs through classroom and/or online training and show a commitment to management education and/or public support for the FoM and CM certification. Partners should have a proven track record of high quality program administration and 90% program completion status.

Managerial Excellence Award Application

If you are interested in submitting a Managerial Excellence Award application for review, please complete the form below:

I. Nominee Information

Please provide information below about the nominee. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

II. Criteria for Recognition

Please comment on all accomplishments that warrant recognition. Not all categories may apply.

III. Reference Statements

Please provide short reference statements form two individuals that support the nomination of this candidate. You may either enter the reference statements below or upload them.

IV. Your Information

Please provide your contact information below, even if you are nominating yourself.


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