APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management.
Scholarships and Special Programs

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 annual conference and 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.

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.

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. Named in honor of the late George Plossl and Marion Plossl, leading volunteers and long-time supporters of the APICS SCC, the George and Marion Plossl Research Fellowship supports doctoral dissertation research on any topic relevant to the operations management discipline and that has the potential to yield novel managerial and practical insights.

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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

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