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The John J. Murphy Scholarship program will again be available for a child or dependent (including spouses) of an employee in a food company (growers, processors, manufacturers, co-packers, food distributors, food service companies or grocery retailers) that has at least one member whose Food Shippers of America membership dues are current. Please note: applications for 2024 are closed.
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. Additional consideration will be given to applicants with a major in Logistics or Supply Chain Management.
Additional awards of $5,000 and $4,000 will be presented to the second and third most qualified individuals. The fourth most qualified applicant will receive $3,000 and the fifth and sixth most qualified applicants receiving $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. We encourage all interested students to apply.
The guidelines for becoming an applicant for this scholarship are as follows:
Please have certified copy of grades maintained during Junior and Senior year of high school or current college transcripts. Note that a minimum 3.25 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
All Information provided will be handled confidentially.
You will receive within 24 hours a confirmation that we successfully received your application.
Any question or inquiries can be directed to: