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ICRM Certification Scholarship Guidelines and Application

August 10, 2017

Notice to Members:

The Professional Development Committee (PDC)has revised the ZRA, ICRM Certification Scholarship Guidelines to reflect both the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) and Certified Records Manager (CRM) credentials. The Board of Directors approved the revised guidelines and will budget $600 annually (based on availability of funds) to support this scholarship. The reimbursement pays for half of the full cost of achieving the CRA or the CRM. Funds will be allocated by the PDC depending on the number and type of applications received annually.

If you are interested in applying, you must login to the ZRA website, http://www.zooregistrars.org/resources.php?page=committee), the Guidelines are located under Committee Resources (Professional Development Committee section).
If you have any questions about the scholarship program please contact me at haliday@stlzoo.org or by phone at (314) 646-4572.

Best regards,


Rae Lynn Haliday, CRM
Chairman, ZRA Professional Development Committee

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