Zaragoza Logistics Center Alumni Scholarship, Spain


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June 30, 2016

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Zaragoza Logistics Center Alumni Scholarship

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.

A group of former ZLOG students of Zaragoza Logistics Center now living in Basel, Switzerland, have committed themselves to give an opportunity to one highly-qualified and motivated future student who has an interest in pursuing a career in Supply Chain Management, through a scholarship. By the means of this scholarship, our former students also want to create diversity in our classrooms and help ensure that financial circumstances are no bar to the most promising candidates to have access to the world-class education that we offer.

Coverage

The Basel ZLOG Alumni Scholarship offers € 6,000 EUR for living expenses or reduction of tuition (as per the decision of the holder of the scholarship).

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. To be eligible, the candidate must comply with the following criteria:

  • 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 score. 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. 2
  • 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.

Application Process and Documents

Candidates must fulfil all of the above-mentioned requirements and submit by e-mail one copy of the following documents to the ZLC Financial Aid Office:

1. Application Form

Each scholarship applicant will fill out the scholarship application form, including the following: a statement describing their economical situation, an essay explaining their reasons for applying for the scholarship, their interests, aptitudes, career plans, etc.

2. Income Statement

Copy of the current employment contract, the most recent pay slip or other official document that can account for the last salary received. (Not applicable for applicants who are currently full-time students).

3. Copy of Passport

4. Résumé

5. Acceptance Letter

Copy of the acceptance letter to the MIT-Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) program.

All interested applicants should apply directly through the ZLC Financial Aid Office:

E-mail: financialaid@zlc.edu.es · Contact person: Virginia Acosta · Phone: (+34) 976 077 609 · Edificio Náyade, 5 · C/ Bari 55, PLAZA · 50197 Zaragoza · Spain

The deadline for application is June 30th 2016. Early application is however encouraged. All supporting documentation to the application must be postmarked by the deadline of the scholarship.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Selection criteria and process

The candidate will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Financial need (30%)
  • 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) (20%)
  • Preference will be given to candidates with background or work experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (10%)
  • Academic merit as according to academic records (10%)
  • Essay explaining why the candidate should be awarded with the scholarship (to be filled out in the Application Form) (25%)
  • Quality of the proposal: presentation, writing, punctuality in the application, etc. (5%)

The ZLC Evaluation Committee will identify the finalists by July 15th 2016 based on the applicant’s current economic needs and future potential earnings, considering the application materials.

The application material of the final candidates will thereafter be evaluated by the Basel ZLOG Alumni Committee.

Phone interviews may be scheduled with all finalists.

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

General conditions of scholarships

The scholarship is based upon the applicants’ fit with the relevant scholarship criteria and the Basel ZLOG Alumni Committee reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship if the conditions are not met.

In the event that the scholarship holder does not graduate from the ZLOG program, the funds he/she received will have to be returned in full to the ZLC Basel ZLOG Alumni Fund so that they can be reallocated to another student in need. This will have to happen in no more than two years after the graduation of the class he/she has been enrolled in.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in promotional activities of the ZLOG program. ZLC reserves the right to use the names, photographs and recordings of him/her on the website and for any other publicity. Any personal information held will be used in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

Contact information

For further details on how to apply and what qualifications are required for this scholarship, or for information on other programs of financial assistance which may be available please contact the ZLC Financial Aid Office.

E-mail: financialaid@zlc.edu.es · Contact person: Virginia Acosta · Phone: (+34) 976 077 609 · Edificio Náyade, 5 · C/ Bari 55, PLAZA · 50197 Zaragoza · Spain

Co-sponsors

If you are interested in co-sponsoring the ZLOG Scholarship Program, please contact the ZLC Financial Aid Office to discuss proposals and/or possibilities.



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December 23, 2015
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