In memory of Ana Alvarez-Holmberg, a local leader in project management and corporate training, PMI-MN and the Twin Cities chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ATD-GTC) offer the Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarships.
The Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarship is presented each year to an adult student who exhibits Ana’s fine characteristics in his/her own life. This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded in September-- applicants can apply between September 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017. (Download application and references template ) here.
About Ana Alvarez-Holmberg. Ana, as a project management and training champion and innovator, distinguished herself through her service to both PMI-MN and ATD-GTC. Her untimely passing in September, 2005 at age 46 was the catalyst for members of both professional associations to create a scholarship in her honor.
"Ana’s family in Peru and I appreciate the efforts of PMI and ATD-GTC to honor her with a scholarship. She was highly-dedicated to her professional life and continued learning, and this is a wonderful way to remember her," said Loras Holmberg, Ana’s husband.
Sponsored by PMI-MN and ATD-GTC
PMI-MN and ATD-GTC awarded the Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarship to its first recipient, Daniel Shuster, at the January, 2007 Chapter meeting. We continue to honor an individual each year. PMI-MN asked two recent scholarship recipients to tell us about their experiences, and learned that the benefits extend well-beyond the immediate financial assistance. Read more...
Defined as persons who most closely exhibit Ana’s professional and personal attributes as described below.
1. Demonstrated commitment to community service:
2. Demonstrated commitment to personal advancement and continuous learning:
3. Exhibits high personal standards and passion for life:
Applications are evaluated by a joint committee of PMI-MN and ATD-GTC, and the winning candidate is chosen by this joint committee. Program administration is managed under the PMI-MN Community Outreach Department under the direction of the Community Services Program Manager.
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The Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarship Program is jointly offered by the Minnesota Chapter of the Project Management Institute and the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development.
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