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Application Process

The Bishop/Kloch Memorial Scholarship is limited to PMI Baltimore Chapter Members and their family only, who are pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Project Management. The Scholarship Application process has been transferred to the PMI Educational Foundation. There you will find our scholarship and other scholarships that are Not Restricted unlike our Bishop/Kloch Memorial Scholarship.

The following Link will take you to Bishop/Kloch Memorial Scholarship:

The following Link will provide you additional information On the full scope of PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships, Grants and other services:

Scholarships will be awarded without regard to race,color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or state of physical handicap

A Message from Nick Clemens

Nick ClemensJoyce Kloch, PMP and Robert Bishop, PMP were long time members of the PMI Baltimore Chapter. Joyce was our Vice President for Communications and Bob was our Vice President for Educations. I knew them personally and worked with them as a board member up to their deaths.

Bob was an engineer’s engineer and a master at project management. Joyce was also a hard working and dedicated project manger who exhibited unparalleled professional competency. Both Joyce and Bob demonstrated the highest degree of integrity in every thing they did with the chapter.

Joyce was always supporting the chapter through the publication of the chapter’s newsletter and in representing the chapter at the PMI headquarters. Bob was a long time instructor for our certification classes. I don’t know of any other individuals who surpass these two for their dedication to the profession of project management and for their support of the Baltimore PMI Chapter.

As you may guess, their deaths came as quite a shock to the Board. In a real sense we still have not completely replaced the dedication and enthusiasm that left with their departing. Both Joyce and Bob worked very hard to promote project management education and training through the newsletter and courses taught as part of our PMP certification program. I have been awed at the lifelong accomplishments of both Joyce and Bob. It is both fitting and appropriate that in their memory we institute a scholarship program that will continue the education and training of new project managers over time.

I am grateful for your interest in the Bishop/Kloch Scholarship fund.


Nicholas Clemens, PMP
The Baltimore PMI Chapter

Robert Bishop and Joyce Kloch

The Epitome of Dedication to the Field of Project Management

Photo of Bob Bishop

Bob Bishop
PMP 1996

Never complaining and tirelessly working on into
late night hours...

The recipient of a full scholarship…
… He always swore he’d pay it back.

Unrealized dream….
Hired by University of Maryland in 2002 to teach Project

Photo of Joyce Kloch

Joyce Kloch
PMP 1994

Always positive, Always optimistic,
Always willing to go the extra mile...

Determined to be open for new opportunities …
Even in the face of daunting challenges…

Her desire…
“…Hope to get real good at
This project management stuff real soon…”

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