Named after Bud Hermann, a past president of the Association Forum
and ASAE, the P.D. Hermann Scholarship is funded through the Association
Forum Foundation. The scholarship - which does not include room, board
or transportation - covers the cost of one year’s tuition to Institute
for Organization Management, the U.S. Chamber’s nonprofit professional
This program is attended by more than 1,000 association and chamber
of commerce executives in five locations annually. Course topics include
courses on topics such as advocacy, media training, membership,
finance, legal issues human resources, just to name a few. Each
succeeding year's curriculum becomes more complex and diverse in the
four-year program. Attendees earn 24 CAE certification points per week.
Institute is an invigorating break from the everyday pressures and
routine of association office activity and will give participants from
Chicago associations important tools and references to perform more
effectively in their association management responsibilities.
- Applicants must be Association Forum members.
- The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and career promise.
How to Apply
- Details coming soon.
- Email the scholarship application form to Tina Jackson or fax it to (312) 924-7173.
- Recipient will be notified by the Association Forum.