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Zaragoza Logistics Center scholarships for African students 2016-2017

Zaragoza Logistics Center scholarships for African students 2016-2017
Zaragoza Logistics Center is offering scholarships for African students  for the academic year 2016-2017. Scholarships are awarded each year for students of the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program. Scholarships consist of reduction in tuition fees, which currently amount to €24,000. The deadline for application is April 15th 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for engineering program at master’s level.
Scholarship Provider: Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain
Scholarship can be taken at: Spain

Eligibility: Scholarships are awarded only to students who have been admitted to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program through ZLC‘s regular admissions procedure. The applicants should display exceptional academic achievement and distinctive personal accomplishment in addition to an interest in pursuing a career in SCM and Logistics. Furthermore, to be eligible, candidates must comply with the following criteria:
-African citizenship
-Granted admission to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.
-Completion of a four year undergraduate program equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree.
-Professional excellence with a background or experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or exceptional academic achievement.
-Competitive GRE or GMAT scores. Exceptions may be granted to individuals who have demonstrated strong professional and/or academic achievement in completing a college degree – including some quantitative training and evidence of advanced verbal and written proficiency in the English language.
-Fluency in English, competitive IELTS or TOEFL score – exceptions may be granted to individuals who have demonstrated evidence of advanced verbal and written proficiency in the English language. Furthermore, the ability to speak French is a plus.

Scholarship Open for International Students: African candidates can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) currently provides a number of scholarships each year for students of the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program. Zaragoza Logistics Center and the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program will award scholarships in the academic year 2016-2017 for candidates from Africa who can show an extraordinary potential for leadership and professional success within the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Through this scholarship, ZLC hopes to attract outstanding future leaders who can make a vital contribution to filling the capacity gap in Africa for well-trained supply chain and logistics professionals.

 

What does it cover? ZLC will award a number of scholarships consisting of reduction in tuition for the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program, which currently amounts to €24,000. The reduction will depend on the applicant’s academic achievements and distinctive personal accomplishment in addition to an interest in pursuing a career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The available scholarships are:
-Average evaluation grade of 6 – 7.9 Coverage: 25 % (€6,000) reduction in tuition
-Average evaluation grade of 8 – 8.9 Coverage: 50 % (€12,000) reduction in tuition
Average evaluation grade of 9 – 10 Coverage: 100 % (€24,000) reduction in tuition
-The scholarship will not include other costs such as the administrative fees, living or travel expenses to Zaragoza or to Boston for the international exchange.

Selection Criteria: Competition for the ZLOG scholarships is intense and highly competitive. The candidate will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:
-Preference will be given to candidates with background or work experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (25%)
-Financial need (20%)
-Academic merit as according to academic records (20%)
-Essay explaining why the candidate should be awarded with the scholarship (to be filled out in the Application Form) (20%)
-Demonstrated initiative and search for external funding opportunities (contacted the ZLC Financial Aid Office, individual search, other applications for scholarships and/or bank loans, etc) (10%)
-Quality of the proposal: presentation, writing, punctuality in the application, etc. (5%)

Notification:
 Applicants will be notified by e-mail of the outcome. The scholarship holder will receive an award letter.

How to Apply: All interested applicants should apply directly through the ZLC Financial Aid Office. Candidates must fulfill all of the above-mentioned requirements and submit by e-mail one copy of the following documents
-Application Form
-Income Statement
-Copy of Passport
-Résumé 5
– Acceptance Letter
Application Form
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for application is April 15th 2016.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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