Student Relations

The Houston Area ACFE offers a variety of opportunities to area students, universities, and educators. 

For additional information on any of these programs, please contact the Houston Area ACFE Student Relations Director.

Student Services Provided

Resume Reviews

Student resumes are reviewed by industry professionals who provide feedback on enhancements.  Deadline for submission are October 1 (Fall Semester) and March 1 (Spring Semester).  

Resume Blast

Student resumes are sent out to the Houston Area ACFE membership so that members may have the opportunity to reach out to students to fill openings for internships, part-time or full-time positions.  Deadline for submission are November 15 (Fall Semester) and May 15 (Spring Semester).  


The Houston ACFE may award scholarships each semester in to student members of local Student Chapters in denominations of $1000, $750 and $500.  Deadline for submission are November 1 (Fall Semester) and May 1 (Spring Semester).  Resumes can be sent to the Houston Area ACFE Student Relations Director.  Please click here to access the application.
The ACFE awards the Ritchie Jennings Scholarship during Spring Semester each year.  Deadline for submission is January 27, 2017.  For more information visit the ACFE website. 

Discounted Events

Student members of the Houston Area ACFE are eligible for discounted event entry.  Please note that members of a university student chapter and/or the ACFE must also join as student members to the Houston Area chapter to be eligible. To join as a student member, please apply here.

Complimentary Student Passes to Luncheons

The Houston Area ACFE offers a limited number of student passes to several luncheons throughout the year.  

University/Educator Services Provided 

Assistance with the Creation of Student Chapters

The Houston Area ACFE offers support for area universities that wish to create ACFE student chapters.  This support includes seed money
for events, support during the officer election process and speakers for events.  For more information on how to create a student chapter, please visit the ACFE website.  

Speakers for Student Organizations/Events and Classes

The Houston Area ACFE offers speakers for student organizations, events and classes upon request.  We ask that you provide a least 4 weeks notice so as to allow ample time for our volunteer speakers to plan to attend your event.

Student Relations Events 

  • Fall 2015: (1) Speakers attended student chapter events at UHCL and SHSU to provide an overview of the ACFE and CFE designation; and (2) Houston ACFE and SHSU hosted a joint event at the SHSU Woodlands campus with Professor Andy Bennett as speaker. 
  • Spring 2016: (1) Robert Ward, Charles Dixon and Al Mitchell attended  student chapter events at SHSU to speak on the topics including Preventing Diversions to Forbidden Nations, case studies, and career advice; and (2) Scott Lanham was the Keynote Speaker at the Future Tech Conference at SHSU.
  • Fall 2016: (1) Scott Lanham and Al Mitchell spoke to Accounting classes at SHSU in October; (2) Gabriella Marshall spoke to Accounting class at American InterContinental University in October; and (3) Gabriella Marshall spoke to ACFE student chapter meeting at UHCL in October. The Houston ACFE scholarship was awarded to Y (Anna) Nguyen of UHCL.
  • Spring 2017: (1) Katherine Avery Guillot spoke to SHSU student chapter in February 27th.  (2) Scott to speak to Accounting classes at SHSU (Huntsville and The Woodlands) on April 17th.
Scott Lanham as Keynote Speaker at Future Tech Conference at SHSU

 Fall 2016 Scholarship Winner Anna Nguyen with Houston ACFE President, Chrysti Ziegler.

Houston Area ACFE Chapter
PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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