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George and Marion Plossl Research Fellowship

The APICS Supply Chain Council, will annually grant one award of $2,500 for a doctoral dissertation dealing with any topic in operations management. Sample topics include operations strategy, operations planning and control systems, supply chain management, quality management, Six Sigma, facility location, forecasting, just-in-time/lean production systems, and project management.

Entrants must be candidates for the doctorate in operations management. The dissertation must be approved by the primary thesis advisor and not more than 50% completed at time of submission.

Learn more about the requirements and instructions for submission.