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MIT – Zaragoza African Supply Chain Professional Scholarships 2018/2019

Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) currently provides a number of scholarships each year for students of the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.

Zaragoza Logistics Center and the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program will award scholarships in the academic year 2018 – 2019 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.

Coverage

ZLC will award a number of scholarships consisting of reduction in tuition for the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program, which currently amounts to €24,000. The reduction will depend on the applicant’s academic achievements and distinctive personal accomplishment in addition to an interest in pursuing a career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The available scholarships are:

Average evaluation grade of 6 – 7.9 Coverage: 25 % (€6,000) reduction in tuition

Average evaluation grade of 8 – 8.9 Coverage: 50 % (€12,000) reduction in tuition

Average evaluation grade of 9 – 10 Coverage: 100 % (€24,000) reduction in tuition

The scholarship will not include other costs such as the administrative fees, living or travel expenses to Zaragoza or to Boston for the international exchange.

Eligibility

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:

 

(a) African citizenship.

(b) Granted admission to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.

(c) Completion of a four year undergraduate program equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree.

(d) Professional excellence with a background or experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or exceptional academic achievement.

(e) 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.

(f) 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.

Deadline: The deadline for application is April 15th 2018. Early application is however encouraged. All supporting documentation to the application must be postmarked by the deadline of the scholarship.

“Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.”

Selection criteria and process

Competition for the ZLOG scholarships is intense and highly competitive.

The candidate will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:

(i) Preference will be given to candidates with background or work experience in Logistics and

Supply Chain Management (25%)

(ii) Financial need (20%)

(iii) Academic merit as according to academic records (20%)

(iv) Essay explaining why the candidate should be awarded with the scholarship (to be filled out in the Application Form) (20%)

(v) 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%)

(vi) 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.

General conditions of scholarships

The scholarships are based upon the applicants’ fit with the relevant scholarship criteria; therefore, ZLC reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship if the conditions are not met. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in promotional activities.

ZLC reserves the right to use the names, photographs and recordings of him/her on the website and for any other publicity. Any personal information held will be used in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

This scholarship is non accumulative with other grants of ZLC, except for the Basel ZLOG Alumni Scholarship.

Click here to visit the official page https://www.zlc.edu.es/education/mit-zaragoza-masters/financial-aid/scholarships/

MIT_Zaragoza_African_Master_Scholarship pdf

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