Scholarship

April 17, 2013

2017 Scholarship Program

The Twin Cities Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) offers a competitive scholarship program annually to students in Minnesota, North Dakota, or western Wisconsin who are working towards a career in the supply chain management or logistics field. The purpose of the scholarship is to further the education of members and students and to enhance interest in supply chain management.

Eligibility: The scholarship program is open to undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, or western Wisconsin offering a two year or four year degree who are working towards a career in the supply chain management or logistics field.

Awards:

  1. Two $1000 tuition scholarships will be awarded to students to support their education. The tuition scholarships are planned to be directed to the award recipients through their university financial aid office.
  2. Another award is the opportunity to be a student assistant at the CSCMP Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia September 22-27, 2017. Travel expenses will be provided by the Twin Cities CSCMP Roundtable; conference registration and hotel accommodations will be provided by CSCMP.  Must be a full time student at the time of the conference and a student member of CSCMP by May 31, 2017. For details or questions regarding the student assistant award, contact Denise Rivers, Manager Roundtable Administration, by phone 630-645-3466 or e-mail drivers@cscmp.org. General conference information can be found at https://cscmp.org.

Recipients will be announced Spring 2017.

Entry Requirements:

  1. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Applicants must be a student in good standing at the time of the award.
  3. Applicants must have taken or be enrolled in courses related to supply chain management or logistics, or enrolled in a supply chain related curriculum.

Application Requirements: (Include Application Checklist with application materials-click here for checklist)

  1. Provide current contact information: name, address, e-mail address, phone number
  2. Indicate if you would like your application to be considered for any one of the multiple awards (tuition scholarships or CSCMP global conference student assistant award). A student can be the recipient of only one award.
  3. Transcript (unofficial), highlighted to demonstrate each of the above entry requirements.
  4. Current resume
  5. Maximum two-page typed, double spaced original essay in Times New Roman 12 font discussing the applicant’s interest in supply chain management and his/her career plans.
  6. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member.

Deadline: 2017 scholarship applications must be received by Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Scholarship information can also be found at: http://cscmpmn.org/education/scholarship/

E-mail application materials including Application Checklist to the Twin Cities CSCMP Roundtable at:  tcroundtable@gmail.com

The Tuition Scholarships and CSCMP Global Conference Student Assistant award will be awarded based on essay quality, letter of recommendation, academic record, and resume. The essays are judged on the elements of content, grammar, and presentation. Each applicant will be given fair and careful consideration. An official transcript may be requested by the Twin Cities CSCMP Roundtable at their discretion. The award recipients will be selected without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin. The decision of the board of directors of the Twin Cities CSCMP Roundtable is final.

Previous recipients of this scholarship or any other CSCMP Roundtable scholarship will not be eligible.

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