2018 Scholarship Recipients

 

2017 Scholarship Recipients 

 

2016 Scholarship Recipients 

11/2016      Lynn Abraham    $200

 

 


 

Scholarship

 

CAPA Education Scholarship

Overview

In an effort to help promote the principles of CAPA, on April 1st, 2016, CAPA begun accepting applications for Reimbursements or Funding for Public Procurement or Supply Management related Educational workshops, classes, seminars, courses, conferences or forums locally or within the United States for current active CAPA members in good standing whom are interested in furthering the development of their procurement skills and professionalism. It applies to all areas of procurement enrichment and supply management opportunities.

The CAPA Education Scholarship provides financial reimbursement or funding to members seeking further Educational skills and knowledge relating to Procurement and Supply Management. The Scholarship Committee, along with guidance from the Board members, manages the Scholarship Program. 

REIMBURSEMENT: FOR EVENTS THAT APPLICANT HAS ATTENDED WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD LISTED.

Applicants must submit all supporting documentation for reimbursement to the CAPA Scholarship Committee

for the specified session(s) or event:

  • Scheduled between January 1st and June 30th turn paperwork in by September 30th;
  • Scheduled between July 1st and December 31st turn paperwork in by March 31st of following year.
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FUNDING: FOR FUTURE EVENTS THAT APPLICANT HAS NOT YET ATTENDED BUT WILL IN THE TIME FRAME LISTED.

Applicants must submit all supporting documentation for funding to the CAPA Scholarship Committee for the

specified session(s) or event:

  • Scheduled between January 1st and June 30th turn paperwork in between December 1st and May 31st.
  • Scheduled between July 1st and December 31st turn paperwork in between June 1st and January 31st.

 

NOTE: If an event needs to be paid more than one month in advance, paperwork can be turned in earlier than date above.

The number and amount of reimbursements or funding may be limited based on the amount of CAPA Education Scholarship funds available at the time of submission(s) and shall be limited to one (1) applicant package and one (1) scholarship request per member, per year.

What Does it Cover? 

  • VAGP, NIGP, CAPA DGS, etc. sponsored Seminars, Classes or other educational functions relating to Procurement.
  • Public Procurement Forums or other Conferences that count towards educational points for Certification or  Recertification.
  • Professional Procurement Certification or Recertification Fees.
  • Tuition for an accredited college or university course in which the course major subject content is centered on procurement, or materials and supply management. 
  • Training materials or books specifically related to an accredited college, university, UPPCC, CAPA, NIGP, VAGP or other procurement session, that are not included in the price of the session.
  • Other public procurement session(s) not listed above may be considered. The CAPA Board will determine if it is applicable. 

What Documents Are Needed? 

 A complete Scholarship application consists of the following items:

  • A CAPA Education Scholarship application Form signed and completed by the Applicant;
  • Essay Questions answered completely. The questions are for both Funding or Reimbursements. Be specific and provide details. (This will be counted as a determining factor for approval);
  • A copy or print out of an email, brochure, flyer, webpage, syllabus, statement or other documentation describing the session, course, or objectives;
  • Receipt(s), quote or other documentation showing price of the procurement session and material information;

Optional: 

  • Additional documents may be submitted for evaluation purposes such as a letter of recommendation or a nomination memo or letter from a supervisor, colleague or friend. 

 

Download Scholarship Form for More Information 

 

Who Can I Contact If I Have Questions? 

The Scholarship Committee by email: scholarships@capavirginia.org  or Contact a CAPA Board Member.

 


 

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