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

An IROs range of influence 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 IR 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 one Beth Logler Scholarship for each of the three upcoming IRC exams in March, June and November 2018. To be eligible, you must qualify for NIRI’s eligibility requirements and be a NIRI New York chapter member for at least five years.

Interested applications should submit a one page proposal to, describing your motivation to sit for the exam as well as your current firm affiliation, short job description, any previous involvement in NIRI and expected benefit from the IRC credential.

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 to submit your Beth Logler Scholarship proposal to NIRI New York and the related NIRI national application and testing dates.

Beth Logler Scholarship Submission Initial IRC Application Final IRC Application Testing Window
December 1, 2017 December 22, 2017 January 19, 2018 March 3 - 10, 2018
March 12, 2018 April 6, 2018 May 4, 2018 June 16 - 23, 2018
August 6, 2018 September 4, 2018 October 2, 2018 November 13 - 20, 2018

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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