Connex Women in Action Professional Development Grant For Women in the FM Profession

Connex Women in Action in conjunction with the Connex Foundation, Inc. is offering a professional development grant towards your ProFM credential.

DONATE to the Women in Action/ ProFM Grant here.

Rules for Applying

You must agree to the following terms to apply:

  1. You are a woman working as a Facilities Management professional.
  2. You are a current employee of a Connex Member Company in good standing. 
  3. This application must be completed by you (the applicant).
  4. You are not, to your knowledge, related as a spouse, child, step-child, grandchild or step-grandchild to any individual who is currently employed by Connex, serving on the Connex Women In Action Committee or sitting on the Connex Board of Directors.
  5. The information provided in this application and any materials that you provide should be, to the best of your knowledge, true and correct. You must not knowingly withhold or misrepresent any information related to this application.
  6. Your application and all additional materials must be submitted by the deadline of 12:00PM CT, Monday, June 7, 2021.
  7. Award decisions and notifications are made on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of the result of their application(s) by, Wednesday, July 7, 2021.
  8. Connex reserves the right to adjust or cancel grant awards at any time.
  9. Communication between you (the applicant) and Connex will be primarily through email. You must send any email address updates to cdwyer@connexfm.com and you must monitor your spam, junk or quarantine folders for emails from cdwyer@connexfm.com.

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  • Open Ended Questionnaire

    Please answer the questions below. Your answers should be well thought out and organized. We recommend you:

    - Speak to something different in each personal statement

    - Draft and revise your personal statements on paper first. Be sure to proofread for spelling, grammar, and length or response.

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  • Video Submission

    Instructions

    Create a submission video answering the questions below.

    1. Tell us why you feel you would be the best choice to obtain this credential.

    2. Any additional thoughts or comments concerning the facilities management and trades industry you would like to share?

    Your answers should highlight your unique experiences, strengths, potential, goals and aspirations. Your goal should be to provide a strong sense of who you are, what you want to do and who you want to be.

    Your video answer should be well thought out and organized. We recommend you:

    - Keep your video no longer than 2 minutes
    - Be yourself! This video submission will allow us to get to know you better, so don’t be afraid to let your personality shine through.
    - Review a final time before recording your video

    Upload Your Video

    Video Upload Instructions