CRBC Academic Scholarship

PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter Academic Scholarship

The PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter (CRBC) Scholarship is an academic scholarship valued at US $2000.  It is administered by the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) Scholarship and Awards Program. PMIEF, a charitable nonprofit organization, supports development of the best and brightest future project management professionals worldwide by providing over 40 academic scholarships to college and university students studying project management and related fields.

The PMI Columbia River Basin Chapter Academic Scholarship is not only an excellent way to help a student realize their dreams through education, but it is also an opportunity for the chapter and its members to engage local academic institutions and to help promote the chapter’s work as well as the project management profession. Also, the chapter has endowed the scholarship so that it will live on in perpetuity.



This opportunity is open to all students who meet the criteria listed below and are pursuing undergraduate degrees in Project Management or related fields of study from accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities.  This scholarship is awarded once annually. 

Application and Notification

Applications from interested candidates must be received by PMIEF no later than May 1, each year. All applicants will recieve notification by PMIEF via email in August.   


In order to be considered eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an academic degree program in Project Management or a related field benefiting from project management in an accredited university with the following order of priority:

1.   Any individual who is a member of PMI CRBC or a family member of a current member of the PMI CRBC. For family members, the closest familial relationship would be awarded first (i.e., child, grandchild, niece/nephew)

2.  Any individual whose primary residence is within the geographical area of the PMI CRBC.  The geographic boundary of the chapter is defined by the following zip code ranges:  988xx - 989xx and 993xx.

3.  Any individual residing in the state of Washington, USA.

Please forward all questions regarding the scholarship and the application process to the PMI Educational Foundation at [email protected]. For more information on the academic scholarship program or for those who wish to APPLY ONLINE: CRBC scholarship page: