TUCSON, Arizona, August 5, 2018 – The Southern Arizona Logistics Education Organization (SALEO) is offering several scholarships of $1,000 each for post-secondary study of logistics and supply chain management, transportation, inventory control, warehousing, marketing, logistics management and related areas of study.
The scholarships are for study at a two- or a four-year institution or for a certificate from an industry-recognized training program. The aim is to enable students to acquire or upgrade skills in logistics and related areas. Each scholarship for full-time students is $1,000 and, for part-time students in these same subjects, $500.
The funds awarded will be available for the semester beginning January 2019 or for the following academic year, fall 2019-spring 2020. Applications must be postmarked by September 15.
The application form is online - by clicking HERE.
Through 2017, total funds awarded under SALEO’s scholarship program has reached $81,000. The scholarships are funded by proceeds from the annual SALEO Scholarship Tournament and other contributions. The Port of Tucson, which provides access to rail and intermodal container transportation and warehousing, has been title sponsor for the past ten years.
This year’s tournament will be on October 20, 2018 at Randolph Park’s Dell Urich Golf Course. For this year’s tournament, sponsorship opportunities are available from $200 up – and golfers may learn more and sign up by clicking HERE.
BACKGROUND on SALEO (www.saleo.org): SALEO is a non-profit organization that, with its corps of volunteers, seeks to advance global and regional logistics through education, networking, and workforce development. It enables southern Arizona logistics providers and users to share best practices and learn about the latest trends and technologies affecting logistics and supply chain management. Logistics and related fields make an important contribution to regional economic growth.