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FSA Scholarship Application

Eligible applicants are children or dependents (including spouses) of a supply chain or logistics department employee whose company’s membership dues are current.

2022 John J. Murphy Scholarship Application

The 2022 John J. Murphy Scholarship program will again be available for a child or dependent of a Supply Chain Logistics department employee of a Food Shippers of America member company or individual member whose membership has been paid for in full.

The primary award of $7,500 will be awarded to whom is determined to be the most qualified individual based on review of submitted applications by the current Officers and Board members of Food Shippers of America. The top applicant will be invited to attend the Food Shippers of America annual conference for a presentation of scholarship award Monday morning of the 3 day event. Additional consideration will be given to applicants with a major in Logistics or Supply Chain Management.

An additional awards of $5,000 and $4,000 will be presented to the second and third most qualified individuals. The fourth most qualified applicant receiving $3,000 and the fifth and sixth most qualified applicants receiving $2,000 and $1,000 accordingly. We encourage all interested students to apply. Additional consideration will be given to those applicants with a major concentrating in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain Management.

A total of $22,500 will be awarded.

Scholarship applications and references must be received by December 18th, 2021. The guidelines for becoming an applicant for this scholarship are as follows:

1

Applicant must be a child or dependent of a Supply Chain Logistics department employee of a Food Shippers of America member company whose membership has been paid for in full.

2

Applicants for the scholarship requires enrollment in a college program with additional merit places on those majoring in Logistics or Supply Chain Management. Awards are available to all applicants enrolled in a college program; however additional consideration will be allocated to those applicants with a major concentrating in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain Management.

3

Applicant must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average during their junior and senior years of high school and/or have maintained this average if currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses.

4

Application must be completed in its entirety

5

Received applications will be reviewed and selections determined by the current sitting Officers and Board members of Food Shippers of America.

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Applicants can reapply as long as they have not previously received the John J. Murphy Scholarship top award.

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2022 FSA John J. Murphy Scholarship Application

Transcript(s) Requirement:

Please have certified copy of grades maintained during Junior and Senior year of high school or current college transcripts. Note that a minimum 3.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) is required (based upon a 4.0 non-weighted scale) to be eligible to apply . Submit the required information to:

John J. Murphy Scholarship C/O FSA-MDI
2800 S. River Rd., Suite 275 Des Plaines, IL 60018

MUST BE RECEIVED BY 12/18/21

All Information provided will be handled confidentially.

Any question or inquiries can be directed to:
scholarship@foodshippersofamerica.org

All Applications must be submitted electronically and received by December 18, 2021. Scholarship Recipients will be announced by the end of January 2022

Please save your completed application and email to scholarship@foodshippersofamerica.org along with any additional documents to support your completed application.

You will receive within 24 hours a confirmation that we successfully received your application.