CAMS Scholarship Recipients
We are thrilled to announce the 12 winners of the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) Scholarship, offered by ACAMS in partnership with ICIJ.
This is part of our commitment to foster career-development for investigative journalists seeking to elevate their journalism career.
To the 12 recipients, we welcome you to a global community of financial-crime prevention professionals. We wish you every success and look forward to partnering you on this journey. Click on their names below to read their short bio.
To the other applicants, we thank you for your interest and commitment, and wish you all the success in your future endeavors. We hope that our paths will cross again.
CAMS Scholarship Candidate Selection Panel
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the selection process?
When do I find out if I have been accepted?
What happens after I have been selected?
Can I interview ACAMS if I am accepted as a scholarship recipient?
Is the ACAMS membership included in the CAMS Scholarship?
What happens to the complimentary one-year membership, part of the scholarship, if I already have an active ACAMS membership?
What is the duration of the ACAMS CAMS Scholarship?
What is the process for getting CAMS-certified?
What happens if I need to reschedule the CAMS exam?
What if I fail the exam?
Disclosure for CAMS Scholarship
By applying for the CAMS Scholarship, the applicant:
1) Agrees to supply ACAMS with their photograph and grants to ACAMS the irrevocable right and permission to publish the photograph on ACAMS website, along with other scholarship recipients. To use, re-use, publish, republish, copy, modify, display and create derivative works in whole or in section, individually or in conjunction with other photograph in any medium or format whatsoever (including without limitation, in and on print publications, the internet and other digital transmission or delivery methods) and for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation in advertising, marketing, publications, electronic distribution, and the internet and for any other commercial purpose without further consent; and
a) To use the applicant’s name, image, likeness, voice, other personal characteristics, and professional and personal biographical information in connection therewith; and
b) To copyright the same in the name of ACAMS, or any other name that ACAMS may choose; and
2) Waives any and all rights to such photographs, film, video or other images, sound recordings, or testimonials (written or oral) and assigns all such rights in perpetuity to ACAMS and its affiliates and successors.
The applicant acknowledges and agrees that ACAMS has the right to use any materials, including images, the applicant submits for marketing purposes as determined by ACAMS. ACAMS will not be liable to the applicant for its use of such materials or images.
The applicant understands that there will be no payment or other compensation for the permitted use of any testimonial (written or oral), photographs, film, video, other images or sound recordings received or taken by ACAMS or of the applicant’s name, likeness or personal characteristics.
ACAMS shall be the exclusive owner of all rights, including copyright, in the materials. The applicant forever releases and discharges ACAMS from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of such photographs, film, video or other images, sound recordings, or testimonial (written or oral), including but not limited to any claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, emotional distress or any similar right.
The applicant undertakes and warrants that they do not have a relationship with ACAMS, or with anyone employed at ACAMS, and this includes:
a) Serving as a current employee in any capacity at ACAMS; and
b) Being related to anyone employed at ACAMS as either a spouse, domestic partner, parent, child or spouse of a child, brother, sister, or spouse of a brother or sister.
The applicant represents and warrants that any testimonial (written or oral) given is original and does not infringe upon the copyright or proprietary rights of another person or entity.
The applicant further warrants the information they submit will not contain any material which is defamatory, private, confidential, or which is unlawful in any way. Any application found to be in breach of the foregoing statement will be disqualified.