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R. Gene Richter Scholarship Program – Application Requirements

  1. Completed scholarship application form. 

  2. Résumé 

  3. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended. 

  4. Two letters of recommendation. One letter must come from a faculty member at your current university. Recommendation letters are to be submitted in a sealed envelope with the authors' name written across the seal.  

  5. Completion of these three essay questions:

    1. How have you led or worked within a group to achieve a common goal? 

    2. Describe an ethical dilemma that you faced and how you resolved your difficulty.

    3. Why have you chosen the field of supply chain management?

Eligible students are:

  1. Enrolled full-time in an accredited supply chain management curriculum 

  2. A senior during the 2020-2021 academic year

  3. Graduating in either December 2020 or April/May 2021

  4. A citizen of the United States or Canada, or possess a valid green card

  5. Available to attend the Institute for Supply Management Annual International Conference April 25-29, 2020 in Boston, MA  

  6. Willing to sign a contract pledging that the monetary award will be used for educational expenses (this includes living expenses)

Stephanie Bedard, University of South Carolina and 2011 Richter Scholar shares her experience of winning the R. Gene Richter Scholarship