Announcing the 2016 Innovation in PM Scholarship Winner

We’re excited to announce the winner of our Project Management Innovation Scholarship. Tiara Conley, a Business Administration student with a Marketing Concentration in the University of Southern California’s class of 2018, is the official winner of the $1,000 award.

Tiara Conley, Winner of the 2016 Innovation in Project Management Scholarship

Ms. Conley’s video was among the top 10 video entries and was selected by a panel of project management and business leadership experts. Applicants were required to produce a one-minute video discussing how they would innovate in the field of management and/or project management. Entrants posted their videos to YouTube. (See Tiara’s winning video).

Ms. Conley plans to use the scholarship for school tuition. She adds that she is excited to have won and is, “grateful that [] has provided this scholarship opportunity.”

“We’re very happy to help out another promising young mind by bringing back our scholarship program for the second year,” says Jason Westland, founder and CEO. “A major focus for our programs is to help those seeking to better themselves as project managers and business leaders.”

About the Scholarship

The Scholarship program is designed to help aspiring students in the field of project management and leadership. Those who applied to the scholarship were also required to be enrolled or accepted to an accredited program at time of application. Applicants’ studies were also required to be related to the management and project management disciplines. 

Special Thanks would like to thank our business and education partners who helped promote the scholarship to their students. Notably, we’d like to thank Capella University for their significant outreach efforts.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Capella is offering some upcoming scholarships for project management and business students including a $5,000 bachelor’s scholarship. Also, if you enroll in a Capella MBA program by August 22, you may be eligible for a $3,000 scholarship. Learn more here.

Thanks to all the students who submitted their videos to We wish you all the best future success in your career!

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