Foundation Welcomes New Hire

Foundation Highlights

By Jenny Faubert

The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) welcomes Cheri Rudd. Rudd has been appointed as the client services representative for the Foundation. In this position, Rudd's primary responsibility will be to work closely with participating career colleges to assist and support them with the Imagine America scholarship and award programs.

“It’s very nice to be part of an organization which provides scholarships and assistance to students who are furthering their education and enhancing their lives,” said Rudd.

Rudd brings to the Foundation years of experience in customer relations. Before joining the Foundation, she worked in sales and the customer service field for several companies.

"We're all very excited about Cheri joining the Imagine America Foundation family," said Robert L. Martin, president of the Imagine America Foundation. "Cheri's knowledge of client service and her commitment to assist participating Imagine America schools will help the Foundation's future growth."

As part of Rudd’s responsibilities, she talks to participating career colleges every day.

“The colleges that I’ve spoken with have been enthusiastic about the Foundation; it’s a great feeling to be a part of a positive organization,” said Rudd.

Electronic Certificates Now Available

Application Status

All 2010 Imagine America scholarship and award recipients may now request eCertificates online! It’s easy and only takes seconds. You’ll need your application ID, which you received after you applied, and access to the Internet. Visit and click on “Education Scholarships” and “Check Application Status.” Enter your application ID number, exactly how you received it, and click on “Send Certificate.” You will receive a confirmation on screen, and within seconds you will receive your eCertificate through the email address we have on record. If you have changed your email or are a 2009 Imagine America scholarship or award recipient, you will need to contact a Foundation staff member at 202.336.6800 or