Superior Chapter Award

The highest honor for an FMA Student Chapter or Honor Society is the attainment of the "Superior Chapter" designation. With over 175 active student chapters, less than 10% receive this honor each year.

Eligibility Requirements & Application

The multi-step application may only be submitted once. Therefore, please have all materials ready before starting the application. The application includes:

Part I. Nomination of an Outstanding Financial Executive (speaker or community leader): Include name, affiliation & email address

Part II. Nomination of a Professional Honor Society Member (university official or faculty member.): Include name, affiliation & email address

Part III. Superior Chapter Criteria Checklist & Chapter Materials Upload

  1. Complete the online FMA Chapter Information Sheet.
  2. Recruit a minimum of 10 new student members to FMA International during the academic year. 
  3. Complete four (4) of the activities listed below.
    1. Creation and maintenance of a chapter website (provide link)
    2. Student attendance at the 2018 FMA Finance Leaders' Conference in Chicago, IL (FMA International will confirm attendance)
    3. Student attendance at the 2017 FMA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA (FMA International will confirm attendance)
    4. Publication of a chapter newsletter (Upload sample.)
    5. Minimum of 8 speaker/career development programs during the academic year
    6. Minimum of 2 financial institution/corporate tours during the academic year
    7. Publication of a chapter resume book (Upload sample.)
    8. Host a local career fair
    9. Submission of 2 press releases regarding chapter activities during the academic year (Upload sample as one PDF.)
    10. Other activity worthy of consideration

The 2018 application form is closed. The deadline was Tuesday, 1 May 2018.

Congratulations to the 2017 Superior Chapter Award Winning Chapters

FMA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Superior Chapter designation.

  • Arizona State University
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Cameron University
  • Creighton University
  • James Madison University
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
  • Samford University
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Stonehill College
  • Temple University
  • University of Houston - Downtown
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of Tennessee - Martin
  • Zhongnan University of Economics & Law


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