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Scholarships and Special Programs

APICS is committed to giving individuals in supply chain and operations management opportunities to grow professionally and expand their professional skills and networks.

Participate in APICS scholarships and special programs for opportunities to add to your education or thrive in your career.

  • Learn more about the APICS Scholars Education program

    The APICS Supply Chain Council offers graduate and undergraduate APICS student members the opportunity to attend the APICS International Conference & Expo, build a network of contacts, and learn more about the supply chain and operations management profession.

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    Make a donation to the scholarship program.
  • Start your career off with a solid foundation with the APICS CPIM Jumpstart program

    Bridge the gap between your education and the real-world experience employers are looking for with the APICS CPIM Jumpstart program. Each year, the program awards 100 APICS student members vouchers for the Basics of Supply Chain Management exam—the first of the five exams you need to earn the APICS CPIM designation. Participate in this program to demonstrate to future employers your dedication to this challenging and shifting field by getting a jumpstart on the APICS CPIM designation.  

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  • Participate in the James Greathouse APICS Certification Professional Scholarship program

    This program supports individuals who are seeking the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation or the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation. Scholarship recipients are provided vouchers for APICS CPIM or CSCP courseware and exams. The certification must be completed within two years of the scholarship award.

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    Support this program by making a donation.
  • Student Competitions

    The APICS Supply Chain Council supports student competitions to promote education and encourage interest in the profession of operations management. Students earn cash awards and recognition for winning entries.

    Read more about the Plossl Doctoral Dissertation Competition.