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James Alden Johnson & Wales student

 January 25, 2017

 Providence APICS Student Scholarship Program

Dear Providence APICS Member,

The Providence APICS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we will be accepting scholarship applications from our active membership community.  Scholarship awards will be presented at our annual Providence APICS Member Recognition Event scheduled for June 2016.

We extend an invitation to interested candidates who meet the following criteria to apply before the deadline of Friday, March 31, 2017.   

  • Applicant is an active Member of Providence APICS, is in a member’s immediate family, or is an active Member of a Providence APICS Student Chapter.

  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university. Awardees must provide proof of matriculation before scholarship check is issued. 

  • Selected applicants or a representative must be available to accept the scholarship at the annual awards dinner on the specified event day (June 2017).  

The number and value of the scholarships awarded will be based on the number of applicants, academic achievement, community involvement and activities. 

Applicants must complete the Scholarship Application and submit it with the following:

          1.  Cover letter

          2.  Two letters of recommendation

          3.  Copy of academic transcript

Additional supporting documents are encouraged. Extra points will be given to students pursuing a career in Operations or Supply Chain Management, community involvement or for parental participation in the organization.

Or go to WWW.APICSPROV.ORG, and click on the Student Scholarship Program Tab

Please note that applications must be submitted via email, not by postal mail. Email documents to president@apicsprov.org

Sincere regards,

Geoffrey R. LeRoy  CPIM CSCP CLTD
President, Providence APICS
president@apicsprov.org

 

Providence APICS Student Scholarship Program

Objective
The Providence APICS Scholarship Program was established to encourage advanced undergraduate and graduate study in the field of Supply Chain/Operations Management/ Materials Management for the purpose of preparing persons of high potential for professional careers in the field. The Scholarship will be presented in honor of the Sponsoring organization in conjunction with Providence APICS.

The Scholarship
Providence APICS Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $500, $1000 and $1,500.  The winners of the Providence APICS Scholarships are determined by a Scholarship Committee consisting of members from the Providence APICS Board of Directors.

Donate to the Scholarship
If you would like to contribute to the Providence APICS Scholarship Fund, you may make the check payable to the APICS Providence Chapter and mail to: PO Box 6421, Providence, RI  02940-6421 or you can contact our VP of Finance at finance@apicsprov.org

Eligibility
Undergraduate students in their junior or senior year at a fully accredited four-year U.S. college or university, who are enrolled in a degree program in which Supply Chain/Operations Management/Materials Management is their area of concentration, are eligible. Students enrolled in, or accepted to, a fully accredited college or university in the pursuit of graduate studies in Supply Chain/Operations Management/Materials Management as their concentration of study, are also eligible. Recipients are selected without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Awards will be on a competitive basis, based upon scholastic performance, potential and evidence of the degree of commitment to the pursuit of a professional career in Supply Chain/Operations Management/Materials Management.

Submission and Processing Dates for 2017

  •         Final due date for submission (i.e., date received) of applications and all supporting documents: Friday, March 31, 2017.
  •         Selection of scholarship winners by the APICS Board of Directors will occur at the annual Providence APICS Members Appreciation Dinner: Spring, (June) 2017.


Application Procedures
Students who wish to apply for the Providence APICS Student Scholarships must submit a COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM to the Providence APICS Scholarship Judging Panel via email to president@apicsprov.org. This form must be accompanied by an official transcript. Two (2) Letters of recommendation must be received separately from faculty members in the applicant's school who have major teaching and research commitments in Supply Chain/Operations Management/Materials Management. One recommendation can be a professional recommendation from company of employment or a professional acquaintance of the applicant. All applications and supporting documents are due by Friday, March 31, 2017. Please email any questions to President@apicsprov.org.

Selection Procedure
A panel of judges, nominated by the Providence APICS Board of Directors, will evaluate applications for the scholarship and select recipients.

Announcement and Distribution of Awards
Recipients will be notified of their selection. Awards will be paid towards the winter 2016 semester or quarter. Payments will be made directly to the student to be used exclusively for tuition/books or direct college expenses.

Providence APICS Student Scholarship Application

Name: _________________________________________           Tel:_____________________           

(Last)                         (First)                            (Initial)

Address:_______________________________________________________________________

               (Street)                                            (City)                         (State)                     (Zip)

Email Address:________________________________________________________________

School Currently Attending: ______________________________________________________

GPA: __________ (Attach Copy of Transcript)   School Honors:_________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

Extracurricular Activities (Include Hobbies, etc.): __________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Career Plan: _________________________________________________________________

Currently Employed? (Circle one)      No        Yes                   Hours per Week: ______________

Where Employed? ____________________________________________________________

Colleges Applied to:                                    Accepted         Tuition Cost     Living on Campus?

1.________________________________      ________        __________    ________________

2.________________________________      ________        __________    ________________

3.________________________________      ________        __________    ________________

How do you plan to pay for college? _______________________________________________

Name of Member of Providence APICS: ____________________________________________

Relationship: _________________________________________________________________

Mother’s Name: ____________________________Employer:___________________________

Father’s Name: ____________________________ Employer:___________________________

No. of Siblings: ________       No. in College: _________

  • Application and Cover Letter must be sent by email to president@apicsprov.org

  • All documents must be received by Friday, March 31, 2017

I hereby authorize Providence APICS to release, publicize and notify all parties deemed appropriate by the Providence APICS of the scholarships awarded, to include information contained in the application.

__________________________     ______________________________

       (Member’s Signature)                        (Applicant’s Signature)