Material Handling Institute of America

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Material Handling Institute of America

8720 Red Oak Blvd., Ste. 201
Charlotte, NC 28217-3992
Ph: (704)676-1190
Fax: (704)676-1199
URL:http://www.mhia.org

Material Handling Institute of America Scholarships (Graduate, Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To promote the study of material handling and to expose as many students as possible to the material handling industry, including the vast array of equipment, systems and technologies represented by the industry; the role material handling in a productive enterprise; and the many career paths available within the supplier, distributor and end-user (applications) sides of the industry. Focus: Industrial. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled, or intending to enroll, in either an undergraduate, four (4) year baccalaureate program or a post graduate program leading to a masters or Ph.D. degree at a pre-qualified institution. Undergraduates must have completed a minimum of two (2) years of their undergraduate education. Students from junior and community colleges or other two (2) year post secondary institutions are also encouraged to apply if they have been accepted as a transfer student to a four (4) year program; have maintained a “B” overall grade point average and be full-time students; enrolled with courses like Civil, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering (and Engineering Technology); computer engineering; computer science; and business administration with an emphasis in production management, industrial distribution and/or logistics and in an accredited and pre-qualified program of study with the resources and means to support the study of material handling and material handling related subjects either through formal course work, independent study, summer work or coop experience, industry internships or some combination of same. Criteria: Candidates will be evaluated based on criteria.

Funds Avail.: No amount mentioned. To Apply: Applicants must name a primary faculty contact willing to assist in the preparation and submission of the scholarship application; must sent three letters of recommendation; official transcripts of all academic work completed beyond high school; and completed scholarship application. Deadline: March 1.