The Beth Logler Scholarship for the Investor Relations Charter (IRC) Certification

The range of influence for an IRO now expands beyond the traditional communications role. Today’s IROs’ competencies reach across corporate disciplines including finance, strategy, and governance. To address the evolving IR role, NIRI created the Investor Relations Charter (IRC) Certification, a rigorous exam to assist IROs measure their skills and ability by applying practice principles across 10 investor relations competencies.

The Beth Logler Scholarship was created with the intent to help advance the practice of investor relations and the IRC. Beth was head of investor relations at eSpeed, located in the north Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11. As a friend and colleague, Beth left a lasting impression on the New York community. This scholarship celebrates her contribution to our profession.

NIRI New York is offering two Beth Logler Scholarships for each of the upcoming IRC exams, including the upcoming November testing. To be eligible, you must qualify for NIRI’s eligibility requirements and be a NIRI New York chapter member.

Interested applicants should reach out to Matt Brusch, chief programs officer at NIRI - Your request will remain anonymous to NIRI NY until you receive your grade.

For scholarship consideration after passing the exam, please submit a copy of your official congratulatory letter or passing notification from NIRI to for reimbursement. Scholarships are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

The Beth Logler Scholarship includes the cost of the exam - $1,095 plus the cost of the Investor Relations Body of Knowledge, the IRC reference book.

Noted below are the milestone dates for the NIRI national application and testing dates.

Beth Logler Scholarship Submission
Initial IRC Application Final IRC Application Testing Window
January 5, 2019
February 2, 2019
March 2-9, 2019
April 20, 2019May 18, 2019June 15-22, 2019
September 21, 2019October 19, 2019November 16-23, 2019

The IRC credential signifies an individual’s excellence in the field of investor relations. We are proud to offer the Scholarship to advance the initiative.

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