The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals has awarded six Paul S. Mills Scholarships for 2007-2008. The annual scholarship program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to ethical business practices, professional education and volunteerism. This year's recipients are:
- Wayne O. McHargue, CFP, ChFC, CLU, MSFS, MSM, RHU, AEP, LUTCF, RFS - Central Indiana
- Mark J. Dunlop, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, MSM, AEP, RHU, CEBS, CFP, REBC - St. Louis, MO
- Bill Rives, PhD, RHU, CLU - Columbus, OH
- Charles M. Kardon, CLU, ChFC, MSFS - Dayton, OH
- Gregory W. Schlaudecker, ChFC, CLU - Greensboro, NC
- Mindy S. Reyes, LUTCF - Greater Phoenix, AZ
Established in 1982, the program honors the late Paul Mills, CLU, the second executive vice president of the Society. Since its inception, the program has awarded nearly $240,000 in scholarship funds to more than 300 recipients.
The $2,000 Paul S. Mills Scholarships can be used for meeting registration, airfare, and lodging for events hosted by the Society of FSP, such as the 2008 FSP Forum, October 31-November 2 in Las Vegas; the Arizona Institute, January 11-16, 2009 in Tucson; or other approved educational programs.
About the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals
The Foundation for Financial Service Professionals, the charitable arm of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP), fosters research, education and ethical practices amongst financial service professionals to benefit the public.
In fulfillment of this mission, the Foundation has created a number of programs, including the Paul S. Mills Scholarship to encourage ongoing professional development among financial service practitioners; the Journal of Financial Service Professionals Author Award to advance scholarly research and writing in financial services; the American Business Ethics Award to recognize ethical practices in the American business marketplace; and Financial Education Partners (FEP), to provide pro bono financial guidance to individuals in need.