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Eight Student Chapters Awarded The Club Foundation’s Student Chapter Grant

Kyle Jennings

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Alexandria, VA—June 21 2022—The Club Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Student Chapter Grant. This annual grant supports the education of students studying to pursue careers in the club industry—tying directly to the mission of The Club Foundation. Each Chapter will receive a complimentary student registration to the 2023 CMAA World Conference and Business Expo for the Chapter President (or their representative) and a matching-funds grant to assist with related travel expenses.

The 2022 recipients are the CMAA Student Chapters at the following institutions:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA)
  • Kent State University (Youngstown, OH)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Niagara University (Niagara University, NY)
  • University of Houston (Houston, TX)
  • University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
  • Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC)

“The first scholarship awarded by The Club Foundation was focused on students who were learning about the club industry at institutions around the nation,” said The Club Foundation’s and CMAA’s President and CEO Jeff Morgan, FASAE, CAE. “Providing substantial educational and networking opportunities for the next generation of leaders in our industry remains a priority today. We look forward to sharing career-building experiences with these Student Chapters in Orlando, FL, at the 2023 World Conference and Club Business Expo.”

To donate to The Club Foundation or apply for scholarships, please visit

About The Club Foundation

The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters, and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at

Donations to The Club Foundation are essential to the continued success of the club industry and support club management professionals at every stage of their careers. Since 1988, The Club Foundation has awarded more than $8.5 million in scholarships and grants to provide individuals with professional development opportunities, education and research, and essential training.

About CMAA

Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations. Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 42 professional chapters and more than 40 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at

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