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PSU is one of the top universities in the Middle East Awarded 7 CMA Scholarships from IMA USA

03 December 2017

​Congratulations! Prince Sultan University’s (PSU) the Department of Accounting students awarded CMA Scholarship 2017. 


This is the third consecutive years PSU students awarded the CMA Scholarship. This makes PSU is one of the top university in the Middle East to achieve this success.

The College of Business Administration’s BS in Accounting program (Department of Accounting) is the first program in the Middle East accredited by six world-leading professional accountancy bodies: ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy), IMA (Institute of Management Accountants), and AIA (The Association of International Accountants).

The following seven students were awarded a scholarship for 2017.

CMA Scholarship 2017

  • Abdullah Shinawi

  • Khalid Alsaleem

  • Raghad Alsudais

  • Mays Ahmad Amin

  • Lujain Assaf

  • Obada Alajami

  • Hala Almashali

CMA Scholarship 2016

  • Malik Yassein IMA Membership Number: 8591968

  • Abdulrahman Alqarni IMA Membership Number: 8592025

  • Saad Zamir IMA Membership Number: 8592991

  • Fahda Al Muhanna IMA Membership Number: 8612264

CMA Scholarship 2015 

  • Haitham Khader Elmadhoun IMA Membership Number: 8273477

  • Abdullah Hussein H. Shararah IMA Membership Number: 8273429

  • Mohammed Naim Hamameh IMA Membership Number: 8273519

  • Fatima Jaber IMA Membership Number:

  • Faisal Abdullah Ali AlKhalifa IMA Membership Number: 8282487

CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) is the gold standard of certification in management accounting. It is unique among professional and academic credentials, designed specifically for accounting and financial management professionals in the business. Achieving the CMA designation demonstrates professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics – essential skills sought after by successful organizations and their financial team leaders.

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) is committed to supporting the education of future accounting and finance professionals working in the business. As part of this effort, IMA has instituted the CMA Scholarship Program which honors top students by recognizing them with this scholarship. 

Recipients of the CMA Scholarships will receive a comprehensive package of benefits enabling them to study for and take the CMA exam at no cost. The benefits include:

  • IMA membership for up to 3 years while pursuing completion of the CMA exam

  • Entrance fee to the CMA program 

  • Exam Support Package – an assessment tool that can help assess the content covered on the CMA exam 

  • Registration fees for the first attempt at both parts of the CMA exam 

Wiley CMAexcel Review Course - comprehensive online materials for both exam parts (U.S. students only. Wiley materials must be claimed within 1 year, or the offer will expire.​

The CMA Scholarship is activated at the time a nominee joins IMA and registers for the CMA Program. The scholarship recipient has up to 3 years to successfully complete both parts of the CMA exam.

It is worthy to note that the Department of Accounting’s students won the 2nd place in the IMA Middle East Student Case Competition 2017.