Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarships from the Grimes Companies
The Grimes Companies are pleased to announce that we are offering two (2) $750 college scholarships this Spring 2016! We offer our new Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship program in an effort to encourage more college students to pursue meaningful and rewarding careers in the transportation and logistics industry.
Who Can Apply for the Grimes Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship Program?
At this time our scholarship is open only to students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate level degree program at a college or university located within the United States. You are eligible to win the Grimes Supply Chain Scholarship if you meet the following criteria:
- You are a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S.
- You have a current grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
- You are NOT an employee of or related to an employee of the Grimes Companies
- You are a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level degree program at an accredited college or university
- You are majoring in a supply chain management related degree program, including but not limited to:
- Supply Chain Management
- Industrial Engineering
Grimes Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship Requirements & How to Apply
The Grimes Companies offer this scholarship program because we are extremely passionate about logistics and its ability to transform our economy and business world. At the Grimes Companies, we want to promote education and the groundbreaking use of logistics to facilitate growth and positive change in the logistics and transportation industry.
We offer this college scholarship with the sincere hope that the winner will pursue a career in the logistics field after graduation and do their part in making meaningful future contributions to the supply chain industry.
Logistics and supply chain management affect almost every aspect of our everyday life and greatly influence the way we live and do business in the world today. Some of the most tremendous feats in history--for example, Hannibal crossing the Alps--could have only been accomplished with a keen understanding of what we today call logistics. What excites you about logistics? How do you hope to revolutionize the logistics and supply chain industry?
Submit your original personal essay of no fewer than 500 and no more than 1,000 words in length via Facebook by the application deadline date (see below). Essays with proper grammar, spelling and punctuation will receive special consideration. If you don't have a Facebook account already, you can start a free account quickly and easily here.
Grimes Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship Deadline
To be eligible to win one of our 2 $750 scholarships, you must submit your application via Facebook before the deadline of 11:00PM (EST) on June 15, 2016. To apply, send us a private Facebook message via our Facebook page including the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Your degree program and expected graduation year
- A valid phone number and email address where you can be reached
- The full name of your university or college
- Your original essay as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment
- A copy of your college transcript
Contest Winner Selection and Announcement
Applications will be judged on the originality and creativity of their essay by a select panel of judges. Essays must solely be the work of the entrant. Late applications, plagiarized essays and applicants who do not follow all application requirements as listed on this page will be automatically disqualified.
The scholarship winner will be selected by a panel of judges following a thorough review of all entries submitted. The review process will begin immediately following the application deadline. We will announce our winners on this page and notify the winner directly within 4-6 weeks of the application deadline.
Grimes Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship winners will be awarded a one-time $750 scholarship to be made payable (via US mail or Direct Deposit via PayPal) to the accredited university or directly to the winner as designated by the applicant after the application deadline (June 15, 2016). The scholarship award must be applied to school expenses (including but not limited to tuition, books, fees and on-campus housing fees) during the 2016-2017 school year.
Message us via our Facebook page with additional questions, comments and inquiries about the Grimes Logistics & Supply Chain Scholarship.