Scholarship Competition Announcement


Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Analytics


Application Deadline: October 22, 2017


Scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded to undergraduate and/or master level students, as well as scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to community college students, from a Southern California college or university (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino or Ventura Counties).   Students should be pursuing studies in business, engineering, economics, and public policy, plus others with a demonstrated interest in a career in supply chain management, logistics, manufacturing, data analytics or a closely related field. These cash grants can be used for any bona fide educational purpose.  Applicants may not have previously received a scholarship award from the Southern California Roundtable.  However, those who have received travel awards for the CSCMP EDGE Conference are still eligible.


To Apply:  Please send the following three documents to the email address below:

1)  Copy of professional resume

2)  Letter of recommendation

3)  Letter of application


Letter of recommendation should come from a faculty member or professional colleague familiar with your history, your academic career, or your career goals, who should comment on your academic performance and career potential in supply chain.  Letter of application should be at most two pages and should provide evidence of your interest, suitability, and engagement in the supply chain industry.  Moreover, there should be a focus on how you plan to achieve/further your career in supply chain. Lastly, you should describe how you will use the scholarship money in detail and how it fulfills a need.  All materials must be received by October 22, 2017.  Email submission is required.


Sun Kwok

Sr Mgr of Customer Logistics, Niagara Bottling LLC

Email: [email protected]


Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the SoCal Roundtable annual scholarship event on November 15th 2017.  Each recipient will be required to attend that event as well as another local CSCMP event at which s/he will speak to his or her scholarship experience.  CSCMP membership is also an award prerequisite.

Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( is the preeminent worldwide professional association dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research and knowledge on supply chain management. With over 8,500 members representing nearly all industry sectors, government, and academia from 67 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. To find out more about CSCMP and the Southern California Roundtable, please visit