Fritz Institute is pleased to announce the 2012 Scholarships for the Humanitarian Logistics Certification Program. In total, thirty (30) full-tuition scholarships will be awarded for participation in Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL), Certification en Logistique Humanitaire (CLH), or Certification in Humanitarian Medical Logistics Practices (MedLog).
The objective of the program is to support individuals who are 1) in a position to positively effect change within their organizations and improve the lives of beneficiaries, and 2) who would otherwise be unable to participate in these courses without financial assistance.
Applications must have a minimum of one (1) year of logistics (or medical, if applying to MedLog) experience with a humanitarian organization to be considered.
Application forms are available here as follows:
To be considered, all applications and supporting letters of recommendation must be received no later than midnight, GMT, 15 October 2012. No documents (applications or letters of recommendation) received beyond this date, will be considered.
Letters of recommendation are optional, but highly recommended. We recommend that it come from your supervisor or someone senior within your organization who knows you well. We further recommend that the letter speak to the following topics:
All applications will be reviewed by Fritz Institute. For each course, a limited number of candidates will be down-selected. A peer group of Certification course graduates will review the down-selected candidates and make recommendations for awards.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria:
All submitted applications are the property of Fritz Institute on behalf of its humanitarian partners. By submitting, applicants acknowledge and give permission for their name and that of their organization to be published by Fritz Institute and its partners as part of the publicity activities of the Humanitarian Logistics Certification Program. Applicants also acknowledge and give permission for the Fritz Institute to share their applications with interested parties.