Supply Chain Masters Scholarships for African Students 2020

Supply Chain Masters Scholarships

Zaragoza Logistics Center and the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program will award scholarships in the academic year 2019- 2020 for candidates from Africa who can show an extraordinary potential for leadership and professional success within the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Through this scholarship, ZLC hopes to attract outstanding future leaders who can make a vital contribution to filling the capacity gap in Africa for well-trained supply chain and logistics professionals.

Eligibility Criteria:

The first criteria: African Students

The second criteria is that, scholarships are awarded only to students who have been admitted to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program through ZLC‘s regular admissions procedure.

The applicants should display exceptional academic achievement and distinctive personal accomplishment in addition to an interest in pursuing a career in SCM and Logistics. Furthermore, to be eligible, candidates must comply with the following criteria:

  • African citizenship.
  • Granted admission to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.
  • Completion of a four year undergraduate program equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Professional excellence with a background or experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or exceptional academic achievement.
  • Competitive GRE or GMAT score. Exceptions may be granted to individuals who have demonstrated strong professional and/or academic achievement in completing a college degree – including some quantitative training and evidence of advanced verbal and written proficiency in the English language.
  • Fluency in English, competitive IELTS or TOEFL score – exceptions may be granted to individuals who have demonstrated evidence of advanced verbal and written proficiency in the English language. Furthermore, the ability to speak French is a plus.

Selection Criteria

 Competition for the ZLOG scholarships is intense and highly competitive. The candidate will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with background or work experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (25%)
  • Financial need (20%)
  • Academic merit as according to academic records (20%)
  • ssay explaining why the candidate should be awarded with the scholarship (to be filled out in the Application Form) (20%)
  • Demonstrated initiative and search for external funding opportunities (contacted the ZLC Financial Aid Office, individual search, other applications for scholarships and/or bank loans, etc) (10%)
  • Quality of the proposal: presentation, writing, punctuality in the application, etc. (5%) Applicants will be notified by e-mail of the outcome. The scholarship holder will receive an award letter.

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