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ISM Accepting Doctoral Dissertation Grant Applications

FOR RELEASE: December 19, 2012

(TEMPE, Ariz.) December 19, 2012 — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is accepting applications in its Academic Research Support Program for Dissertation Research Grants. Completed application packets are due by January 31, 2013.

The long-running ISM Dissertation Grant Program encourages doctoral students interested in supply management to develop and complete their dissertation research in supply management or closely related topics. For 2013, ISM intends to support up to four dissertations at up to US$12,000 each. Each recipient has three years from the date of the award to complete their dissertation.

Visit ISM online at for general eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria and application procedures for the ISM Dissertation Research Grant. Select Education & Training, Academic/Student Opportunities, and then ISM Academic Research Support Programs.

Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®), Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

Media Contact:
Jean McHale |
Manager, Public Relations
Institute for Supply Management™
(U.S. only) 480-752-6276, extension 3143
(International) +1 480-752-6276, extension 3143

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