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David R. Parsley Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management

Created to encourage students to pursue foodservice supply chain management careers, the David R. Parsley Scholarship offers undergraduate students scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. Students should apply January through March. To find out more information on how to apply, click here.

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Institute for Supply Management Awards and Scholarships

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) offers multiple scholarship and award opportunities for supply management, supply chain management and procurement students and professionals. Click here for more information.

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Nicolas Holwerda Awarded David R. Parsley Scholarship

Nicolas Holwerda, a rising senior at Michigan State University’s Supply Chain Management program was awarded the annual David R. Parsley Scholarship at the Supply Chain Executive Study Group’s Spring Conference in Chicago in May.

Nic was selected as the winner of the $10,000 scholarship from a field of 32 other applicants for this award.  Nic serves as Vice President of the Supply Chain Management Association of Michigan State University, is a Spartan Toastmaster, serving as Vice President of Education, and studies Spanish.  Nic also volunteers - with MSU Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations.  Nic has a summer position with Abbot Laboratories in Columbus, OH as a Global Procurement Services intern.

Additionally, winners of $5000 Scholarships were students Matthew Nehr from Duquesne University, and Maria Tartaglia from Penn State University.

The David R. Parsley Scholarship is awarded annually in May to a student in good-standing in a supply chain/hospitality major at an accredited college/university.  The scholarship and award is stewarded by the Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group (SCMESG), in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association.  The SCMESG is an organization serving current and future Supply Chain professionals in the foodservice and hospitality industries.

Click here for more information on the SCMESG and here for David R. Parsley Scholarship information.

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Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group Conference

The National Restaurant Association Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group's biannnual meetings bring you face-to-face with experienced colleagues and cutting edge ideas. Every contact and topic is focused on the responsibilities you deal with daily.

Conferences address issues such as distribution challenges, commodity buying strategies, evolution of supply chain departments, emergency preparedness, food safety and cost management, and more — exclusively as they apply to the restaurant industry.

Click here to register for the Spring 2019 Conference in Chicago! For hotel information and other pricing information click here. Agenda is coming soon!

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Women's Foodservice Forum 2019 Annual Leadership Development Conference

March 10-13, 2019 Dallas, Texas

30th Anniversary of the Annual Leadership Development Conference!

Click here for more information and to register.