Two Scholarships

The Institute for Supply Management- Connecticut offers two scholarships; the ISM-CT Scholarship and the Richard V. Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship.

 

ISM-CT Scholarship

The ISM-CT Scholarship is available to a member's son, daughter, or grandchild who is entering their first year of College or currently attending an accredited university/college. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must have a parent or grandparent who is a member in good standing of ISM-CT and apply by sending the following information to the Scholarship Chairperson on the ISM-CT Board of Directors:


• SAT exams must have been taken by Jan. 1 of the year of high school graduation.
• Sign and present to the school principal or guidance counselor a release form, which may be obtained from the ISM-CT office by calling 203-488-2456. The release form requests a copy of your Student Transcript (with school seal) to be sent directly to the ISM-CT Scholarship Committee. SAT scores must be included on the transcript.
• Send the ISM-CT Scholarship Committee a 500-word autobiographical essay stating why you are applying for the scholarship, the name of your ISM-CT-member parent or grandparent, and your home address and phone number. A summary of your school and outside community activities must be included.
• A letter of recommendation from a professor

The scholarship award will be based on scholastic achievement and supplementary activities.

Applications must be fully completed and be postmarked no later than March 1. Please retain for your records a copy of all information you send to the Scholarship Committee. Award of the scholarship will be made at the ISM-CT Awards Banquet to be held in May. The award check will be made payable and mailed to the accredited college to the student's account.

Review of applications and selection of recipient will be made by a professional consultant; not by the Scholarship Committee.
 

 

Richard V. Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship

The Richard V. Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship is available to college students who are interested in attending the Institute for Supply Management Conference held each year in May.

The Richard V. Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002. It is offered to each of the affiliates in the Northeast Supply Management Group of ISM. It is in memory of ISM colleague and former ISM President, Richard V. Bradshaw, C.P.M., who lost his battle with cancer on Feb. 16, 2002.   Dick was President of ISM in 2000-01 at a crucial time of transition in the Association's governance. He had previously held each elected position in the Purchasing Management Association of Boston and was Director of Purchasing for Boston University. He embodied the finest qualities of a professional and a volunteer. 

Students applying for this scholarship must be a member in good standing of ISM-CT and apply as follows:

 

  1. Send the ISM-CT Scholarship Committee a 500-word autobiographical essay stating why you are applying for the scholarship; attach a summary of your school and outside activities.
  2. Have a faculty member send a letter of recommendation to the ISM-CT Scholarship Committee.
  3. Based on a combination of academic performance and community service.
  4. Must submit a transcript and resume.
  5. Must be enrolled in an accredited program with 12 credit hours completed
  6. The student is asked to write up an article stating what they have brought back as a positive learning experience from the ISM Conference which will be in our newsletter.
  7. Up to $1,000 awarded.

The scholarship award will be based on scholastic achievement and supplementary activities.  If multiple scholarship awards are offered by ISM-CT, only one scholarship award will be made to the immediate family.
Applications must be fully completed and be postmarked no later than March 1. Please retain for your records a copy of all information you send to the Scholarship Committee.  Award of the scholarship will be made at the ISM-CT Awards Banquet to be held in May.  The award check will be made payable to the student after providing proof of expenses. 

Review of applications and selection of recipient will be made by a professional consultant; not by the Scholarship Committee.