The ICCFA provides a variety of scholarships to attend ICCFA educational programs through the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity that supports the association’s educational programs.
ICCFA Educational Foundation’s ICCFA University Scholarship Awards
The ICCFA Educational Foundation’s Scholarship Awards are presented annually to selected recipients. Applicants must be ICCFA members in good standing and employed in the cemetery, cremation and funeral profession for a minimum of two years.
DEAD Talks Sales conference Scholarships
The Educational Foundation offers scholarships to pay for the registration fee for sales professionals to attend DEAD Talks (formerly Wide World of Sales Conference) each year.
2022 DEAD Talks will be held on January 12 – 14 at Bally’s Las Vegas.
Women in Leadership ICCFA University Scholarship Awards
This financial award is to provide assistance for active female industry and community ICCFA members to further their careers through educational opportunities at the ICCFA University. *Made possible by the ICCFA Educational Foundation.
ICCFA University Scholarships
Merendino Veterans Scholarship
The ICCFA Next Gen Committee has created the Merendino Veterans Scholarship, a specially designated scholarship to be awarded to an active or veteran member of the armed forces or military reserves. This scholarship is named after Gino Merendino due to his initial and ongoing support of hiring veterans in our profession.
Florida Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association Scholarship
The Florida Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association awards one scholarship, each fiscal year, in the amount of $2,500 for an FCCFA member to attend the ICCFAU.
Southern Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Scholarship Program
The Southern Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association also runs a scholarship program and has begun awarding scholarships to ICCFAU. The Scholarship covers all registration fees, housing and meals for the ICCFA University for the calendar year in which awarded. Recipient is responsible for their own transportation.
* The ICCFA provides a variety of scholarships to attend ICCFA educational programs through the ICCFA Educational Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity that supports the association’s educational programs.
As a small business, the scholarship is truly invaluable. Not only am I able to invest those resources back into my business, but I am also able to attend the University and learn from an outstanding faculty as well as my profession’s colleagues.
Thank you to the following Foundation Donors!
Service Corporation International
Homesteaders Life Company
The Memorial Classic Golf Tournament *
The Roosevelt Investment Group, Inc.
Park Lawn Corp.
Answering Service for Directors
NorthStar Memorial Group
Trigard/The Darby Family
Cypress Lawn - Kenneth Edward Verner Memorial Scholarship
Live Oak Bank
Robert A. Gordon, Sr.
Rich Fisher Consulting, LLC.
Gables Capital Management
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Merendino Cemetery Care
Jay Dodds & Brad Green / Signature Group
Jake Johnson / Johnson Consulting Group
Blair Nelsen / Nelsen Funeral Homes
Anthony Guerra / Guerra & Guiterrez Mortuaries
Jeff Kidwiler / Blackstone Memorial
Darin Drabing / Forest Lawn
Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary
Inglewood Memorial Park
Mitch Rose / The Woodlawn Cemetery
Fred Lappin / Knollwood Cemetery Corp
Gibraltar Remembrance Services
Celebris Memorial Services
Mitch Rose / The Woodlawn Cemetery
Hollingsworth & Brown, LLC