Awards & Scholarships

 ISM—Philadelphia Harvey P. Sommerer Memorial Scholarship

For college/university students pursuing a supply management or related degree program

Two $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate or graduate degree program study


  • Application due COB on April 30, 2024 - 5pm EST
  • Application acceptance period: March 20 - April 30, 2023
  • Applications will be reviewed in the month of May
  • Two (2) winners will be announced May 30, 2023


  • Full-time undergraduate/graduate students in an accredited program majoring/minoring supply management or related curriculum (i.e. Supply Chain, Supply Chain Analytics, Business Management, Marketing, Product Marketing, and/or Business Accounting degrees preferred)
  • Entering their junior or senior (for a 5 year program)/senior (for a 4 year program) year during the 2024 academic year or entering their first year of graduate program
    ISM Philadelphia active member at the time of award
  • Available to attend the ISM Philadelphia June dinner meeting: exact date TBD
  • Willing to sign a contract pledging that the monetary award will be used for educational expenses (this includes living expenses)
Disclaimer: ISM Philadelphia reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to modify the Harvey P. Sommerer scholarship procedure, including the dates indicated above and the selection of winner(s) in a manner it deems fair and reasonable. In an event of ten or fewer applicants, ISM Philadelphia may only choose one winner.

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