ISM–San Antonio, Inc.

Academic Scholarship Application Program Qualifications and Instructions


A $1000 scholarship to defray the cost of college/university tuition, books, and fees.  If selected, the recipient of the scholarship will be expected to attend the next available monthly meeting after the award selection is announced to be recognized and receive the award payment.



Any full-or-part-time student whose primary residence is in Bexar County or one of the following adjoining counties: Bandera, Medina, Atascosa, Wilson, Guadalupe, Comal or Kendall, or who is associated with the ISM-San Antonio, Inc. Affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management (e.g., a member, family member, work colleague, or students of a member teaching purchasing-related classes).



Application Requirements

  • Application must be made on the form obtained from the website of the Affiliate, Institute for Supply Management, or facsimile thereof.
  • All items of information requested in the application shall be submitted to the Scholarship Panel by the due date stated on the application form.
  • Application is due no later than May 31st for Fall semester and Nov 30th for Spring in order to allow for evaluation and subsequent award before the next semester begins. ·
  • Application postmarked or emailed (to [email protected]) on or before the deadline date but received within one week of this date will be accepted
  • Application and any related correspondence should be sent to: Scholarship Panel ISM-San Antonio, Inc. 5886 De Zavala Road, Suite 102-155S an Antonio, TX 78249



Award Selection Criteria

  • Receipt of scholarship application with all requested information. ·
  • Confirmation of current enrollment at an area college/university and a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0 for either undergraduate or graduate studies. ·
  • Verification of having taken one supply management or business related class during college/university tenure. ·
  • Review of college/university official transcript. ·
  • Review of application for completeness and eligibility. ·
  • Assessment of best essay.


Award Determination

  • Scholarship Panel members meet as a group a month following the application deadlines, June or December respectively, to recommended the winner of the scholarship.
  • In case of a tie, Scholarship Panel members discuss the merits of one applicant over all others and if they are unable to reach consensus, the Chairman of the Scholarship Panel will make final determination.


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