Special Benefits for Student Members
APICS offers its 8000+ student members access to scholarships and many special programs. Advance your skills and professional network while enjoying the benefits of PLUS membership! Student membership is offered to current full-time students, as defined by your college or university. You will need to provide documentation, such as a transcript or class schedule, to verify your full-time student status. To access your free student membership benefits, join APICS today!
Participants attend the APICS conference to learn more about a career in the exciting fields of supply chain, logistics and operations management.
APICS holds student competitions to promote education and encourage interest in the supply chain management profession. Students earn cash awards and recognition for winning entries.
The APICS Mentor Center offers student members an easy way to connect online with a professional member working in the supply chain field. Find a mentor to expand your network and learn more about your future career.
This scholarship program, sponsored by Inbound Logistics Magazine, donates $2,500 to an undergraduate student pursuing a logistics and supply chain career.
This scholarship program supports individuals who are seeking an APICS CPIM, CSCP or CLTD credential.
This award honors a student member who demonstrates deep commitment to volunteering in the chapter and community.
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Student Credential Information
Student Academic Waiver Programs
The Professional Designation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PLS) and Certified in Transportation and Logistics (CTL) programs have been discontinued except for students who are currently enrolled in an approved academic program and students who have begun their certification within the last five years.
Visit the CTL and PLS program information pages to access the academic waiver information.
Pricing for students for the new reconfigured Part 1 exam will be $350.00, nearly 30% off
the public member price, where currently the discount is between 8 – 16% (depending on
regional location). Additionally, the total cost of obtaining CPIM certification for a student
with the new 2-module configuration will be decreased by $75.00. As new information becomes available, all CPIM reconfiguration information will be posted in our CPIM Reconfiguration FAQ.