SCHOLARSHIP

The John Galt Scholarship for Future Supply Chain Leaders

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John Galt Solutions, a leader in business forecasting and supply chain solutions, will award a $10,000 scholarship to individuals seeking education in business forecasting, supply chain management or similar program.

About the scholarship

John Galt Solutions, a leader in business forecasting and supply chain solutions, will award a $10,000 scholarship to individuals seeking education in business forecasting, supply chain management or similar program.

An eligible applicant must be a current student at an accredited institution for the current academic year, and be enrolled full-time in a supply management, supply chain management or similar program with the intention of seeking a career in the supply chain field. The purpose of the scholarship is to help support the next generation of expert forecasters and supply chain leaders.

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Selection Criteria

Scholarship recipients will be chosen based on the following criteria.

 

Passion for Supply Chain
You must show a strong Commitment to Pursuing a Career in the Field of Business Forecasting or Supply Chain Management. We want to know what other ways you’re setting yourself up for long-term success in a supply chain career. Tell us about opportunities you’ve seized on-campus and beyond, like participating in supply chain management associations, classes and internships related to forecasting and supply chain management, and other extracurricular activities in the field.

Financial Need
Applicants must have financial need to be considered for the scholarship. One of the main goals of our award is to help a hardworking student focus more on their studies and less on making ends meet. A FAFSA is not required to apply, but in your personal statement please share how this scholarship will help you attain your end goal of a career in the supply chain field. Please also use your statement to showcase any sacrifice you have made to pursue your goal of a career in the supply chain field.

Dedication to Personal Growth
We’re looking for students who are constantly seeking out opportunities to further develop skills and character. In your personal statement, please detail any academic, leadership, volunteer, or personal achievements that help define you. We want to hear your story and learn what makes you unique.

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How do I apply?

We’re glad you asked.

The scholarship awarded bi-annually and applications are due on December 1st 2018. Apply by filling out the information below, which must include a personal statement. You’ll be able to upload your personal statement and additional background info. Our independent panel of supply chain experts are looking forward to reviewing your materials. The scholarship recipient will be announced and notified no later than March 1st 2019.

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Frequently asked questions

I don't study supply chain. Can I still apply?

We are looking for future supply chain leaders. You may still qualify if you are majoring in another field, but demonstrate a strong passion for and commitment to the supply chain world.

How will I be notified if I am awarded the scholarship?

Our team will contact recipients by phone and email immediately following the selection. Please make sure to provide valid contact information and verify that it is accurate before submitting you application.

What is required in the personal statement?

Minimum of 500 words and Maximum Limit of 650 words. Please tell us about yourself and what inspired you to pursue supply chain! Be creative but let us know why supply chain or business forecasting is your passion. Be sure to refer back to the scholarship criteria.

What is considered proof of enrollment?

We accept a transcript or course list showing the courses you are enrolled for dates that include the current semester (we do not consider GPA during the selection process). We also accept a letter from your college student affairs or admissions office stating that you are enrolled as a student. This letter must be on school letterhead, display a school logo or seal, and contain a signature and phone number of a representative from the admissions office.

Any other questions? Please email mislinski@johngalt.com

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