Supply Management Scholarship & Award: R. Gene and Nancy D. Richter Foundation
Scholarship Opportunity in Supply Management for U.S. & Canadian Students
The R. Gene and Nancy D. Richter Foundation and the R. Gene Richter Scholarship fund at ISM will provide a US$15,000 scholarship (US$7,500 for December graduates) to individuals seeking education in supply management, supply chain management or procurement. An eligible student will be in their senior year during the 2024-2025 academic year and be enrolled full-time in an accredited supply management, supply chain management or procurement program with the intention of specializing in the supply management profession.
Join the community of winners and be a part of a network that will propel your education and career in the supply management profession. Winners are celebrated at the ISM World Annual Conference, honored at an exclusive executive luncheon and connected with junior and executive mentorships.
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Attained High Academic Achievement
Recipients of this award have earned outstanding grades. Transcripts are looked at very closely.
Demonstrated Strong Leadership Ability
Past winners have been involved and active participants in campus activities and are usually an officer in one of the organizations. Others have led charitable efforts within their communities.
Demonstrated High Ethical Standards
This is a very important aspect of the program. Answers to essay questions are especially relevant to assessing the applicants' ethics. This is an area explored in greater depth during the personal interview.
Made a Strong Commitment to Pursuing a Career in the Field of Supply Management
This is best shown through participation in the campus ISM chapter or other campus supply chain management associations. In addition, we would expect that an applicant has completed, or is planning to complete, an internship in the supply chain management field.
Meet the 2023 Richter Winners!
Use of Funds
|Enrolled full-time in an accredited supply chain management curriculum (supply management, purchasing or procurement).
|Entering your senior year during the academic year of scholarship reward.
|Graduating in either December or Spring of scholarship reward.
|A citizen of the United States or Canada or possess a valid green card.
|Attend ISM Annual Conference on year of award.
|Willing to sign a contract pledging that the monetary award will be used for educational expenses (this includes living expenses).
The 2024 season will be from September 18, 2023 - January 26, 2024.
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