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Scholarships Offered by Affiliates, Groups and Forums

If your affiliate/Group/Forum would like to make any changes or additions to this list, please send an email to Melanie Larimer or Mario Ballesteros.

ISM—7 Counties, Inc.

ISM—Akron, Inc.
Contact: Frank DeMauro, CPIM, C.P.M.
Institution: George E. Price (University) Scholarship
Refer Web site for current details.
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee

ISM—Alabama, Inc.
PO Box 11506
Birmingham, AL 35202
Institutions: accredited college or university
Amount: up to $1000 per year
Selection Process: ISM—Alabama Board of Directors
Criteria: Affiliate members or immediate family enrolled in college in field of or related to purchasing, procurement, materials management, inventory control, contracts or business administration. Minimum GPA of B required.

ISM—Arizona, Inc.
Executive Secretary
PO Box 31276
Phoenix, Arizona 85046-1276
Institution(s): Arizona State University (ASU)
Amount: $1,500 for one ASU student
Selection Process: Review of applications and selection of recipients is conducted by an Ad hoc committee appointed by the President in conjunction with an ASU representative.

ISM—Buffalo, Inc.
William J. Gamble Memorial Scholarship
Executive Director
PO Box 888
Hamburg, NY 14075-0888
Amount: $2,000
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee
Criteria: Affiliate member or immediate relative of member enrolled full-time in a 2-Year or 4-Year institution. Scholarship awarded on an annual basis; applications are due April 1. Members to contact ISM-Buffalo at for an application.

ISM—Carolinas-Virginia, Inc.
Individual scholarships are awarded on an annual basis, up to the limits imposed by the scholarship's pool of funds, to one or more deserving persons. Applicants must be supply management practitioners employed in a position meeting membership requirements, a current Regular or Associate member of ISM—Carolinas-Virginia, Inc. (minimum 12 months), have an acceptable management performance rating and a commitment to and ability in the supply management field. Scholarship funds are restricted to use at institutions of higher education and may be used for registration, tuition and textbooks only.
Download an applications at or contact Sherry Murr, Affiliate Executive Director, at 336.292.9228 or via email at Applications must be received by the last day of February.

ISM—Central Indiana, Inc.

Raymond F. Holtman Scholarship
PO Box 17307
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Amount: $2000 or $1000 - 2
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee
Criteria: Affiliate member or immediate relative of member. Details available on affiliate website.

The ISM—Charlotte – Charlotte, NC scholarship Fund will provide a scholarship up to $1,500 USD to one or more individuals seeking a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) Certification or Re-certification. An eligible applicant will be employed full-time within the supply management profession and meet the eligibility requirements stipulated by ISM. The scholarship would reimburse the awarded applicant for exam-based ISM Professional Series books, CPSM Study Guides, and/or Exam Fees from personal out-of-pocket expenses not otherwise reimbursed by the applicant’s employer.
Application deadline: March 15, 2016
Application and more information:

Amount: Minimum of one scholarship per year at $3,000.00.
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee
Institution: University of North Texas (UNT) Denton, Texas
Criteria: Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better. Student majoring in supply management related field.

ISM—Florida Gulf Coast, Inc.

Scholarship offered to affiliate's members for educational advancement.
Number of awards will be at least one but additional depends on fund-raising activities.
Applications are available to our members on our Web site.
Amounts dispersed $500 per recipient.

ISM—Kansas City
Scholarship created to assist members and their immediate families, who plan to continue education in college advanced degrees, and C.P.M. and CPSM. Scholarships are offered each year.
Application deadline is January 31st. For complete scholarship information and instructions click here.
Amount: Up to $2,000 per year to eligible candidate(s).
Selection Process: Director of Education and the Scholarship Committee.
Criteria: Applicants must be one of the following: 1. Active members in good standing with the ISM-KC, immediate family member, student member, and life time member. 2. ISM-KC family member who are high school seniors or high school graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a fulltime business program of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university. 3. ISM-KC members in good standing who are pursuing advanced certification, i.e. CPSM and/or CPSD.

ISM—National Capital Area, Inc.
PO Box 5808
Arlington, VA 22205
Amount: $2,500
Criteria: Applicant must be a resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area pursuing an undergraduate degree in a business-related field

ISM—New Jersey, Inc.
The Ray Clayton Scholarship
Rob La Guarina
Amount: $500
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee
Criteria: High school student of an affiliate member pursuing an education in an accredited college or university.

Dr. John E. Murray Jr. Scholarships
Contact: Ron Summerhill, CPSM at 724.532.65846
Amount: *$2500 - 3 (Sons & Daughters), **$750, ***$2500 - 1, ****$2500 - 2
Criteria: *Affiliate member(s) children, **Professional Development Scholarship for Member Achieving Certification(C.P.M. or CPSM), ***Duquesne University student pursuing supply chain management degree, ****Pittsburgh area schools needs-based scholarship

ISM—New York, Inc.
Diane C. Martin
Scholarship Name: Davis-Kassa Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $4000
Selection Process: ISM—New York Scholarship Committee
Criteria: Full time student who has achieved 15 credits on the undergraduate or graduate level at an accredited college or university, is pursuing any accredited degree and whose parent or guardian is a regular or associate member of ISM—New York.

Harvey P. Sommerer Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Refer to website for current details
Selection Process: Scholarship Committee

ISM—Rochester, Inc.
PO Box 22837
Rochester, NY 14692-2837
Attn: President
Institution: Accredited college or university
Amount: $1000 per year
Selection Process: ISMR Board of Directors
Criteria: Persons residing in any county we service.

Institute for Supply Management – Wichita (ISM-Wichita, Inc.) Scholarship Program seeks to identify high school seniors and college students who will make contributions to the field of Supply Management. Applicants must be planning on a Supply Management study or related field. Students who excel academically, and exhibit leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need are encouraged to apply. The applicant must be either a current resident in Kansas, or, if currently not a resident of Kansas, plan to attend an institute in Kansas. Current college students are eligible to apply.
Click here for more information and application.
Application Deadline: March 18, 2016