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Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.

Application Deadline:

3/31/2018

Requirements:

IE, ME, EE, CMPEN, CMPSC, and CE

Purpose:

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (www.mhefi.net) is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to promote the study of material handling, logistics and supply chains by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. Since 1976, more than $2 million in scholarships and grants have been awarded to students at 74 colleges and universities.

The Foundation will once again be offering scholarship award opportunities to students who are committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics for the 2014/2015 academic term.

Emphasis in production management, industrial distribution, supply chain and/or logistics

Eligibility:

--Undergraduates who are rising juniors or seniors for the academic term and enrolled in a four year baccalaureate program
--Graduate students enrolled in a masters or doctorate program
--Students from junior and community colleges or other two year post secondary schools are eligible if the student has completed a minimum of two years of study and has been accepted as a transfer student to a four year program.
--Applicants must be full-time students and have a "B" overall grade point average (3.0) in post secondary studies.

Terms of Award:

Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $6,000 and are made up of funds from the Foundation and the Howard Bernstein Industrial Distribution Scholarship Program.

Scholarship awards will be announced in April 2014.

Forty scholarships were awarded for the 2013/2014 academic term for a total of $136,000.

Please Submit:

--Complete the online application at www.mhefi.net.
--Three letters of recommendation from:
o Primary faculty contact
o Another full-time faculty member at the current or previous school
o A supervisor from an internship, co-op, employer, etc.
(Letters must be sent to the Foundation directly from the author. Please e-mail letters to dvarner@mhi.org or via regular postal mail to Donna Varner at MHEFI, 8720 Red Oak Blvd., Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28217.)
--Official transcripts of all academic work completed beyond high school.
(Official transcripts must be sent to the Foundation directly from the Registrar?s office or equivalent office at the school(s). Please mail official transcripts to Donna Varner at MHEFI, 8720 Red Oak Blvd., Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28217.)

If you have any questions.

Donna B. Varner
Executive Director, MHEFI

8720 Red Oak Blvd. Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28217
P 704.676.1190 | 800.982.2055
F 704.676.1199
E dvarner@mhi.org
http://www.mhi.org

Online Application:

https://mhefi.fluidreview.com/