Scholarships and Bursaries for CITT Courses

Financial Aid and Scholarships are Available for CITT Courses

There are several scholarships opportunities available to CITT students across the country. Students are welcome to apply for multiple scholarships. The annual deadline for scholarship applications is July 31st, at which time all scholarships are awarded for the academic year (fall, winter and spring semesters).

How to Apply for Scholarships

To apply for any of the available scholarships—except the Toronto Area Council Bursary, which has its own application process and timeline—please prepare and submit the following:

  • A short essay (approximately 250 words in length) stating which scholarship(s) you are applying for, outlining your career objectives, and explaining the role that the CITT designation will play in achieving these goals.
     
  • A signed letter stating that you are not receiving any funding from either your employer or the government for these courses.
     
  • A completed CITT course registration form.

Please send the package including your essay, letter and form to:

CITT
Scholarships
10 King St E, Suite 400
Toronto, ON  M5C 1C3

Available Scholarships

Pat Cullen and John Chipperfield Scholarships

Two annual scholarships of $1,000 each

Qualifications: To qualify, you need to have already completed Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes, have achieved a passing mark in your most recent course, and you have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees.

These scholarships are made available by Bellville Rodair International and are in honour of Pat Cullen, CCLP and John Chipperfield, CCLP, two well-respected members of their organization who have made significant contributions to the supply chain field.

Agnes French Memorial Scholarship

One annual scholarship of $450

Qualifications: To qualify, you need to have already completed Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes, have achieved a passing mark in your most recent course, and you have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees.

This scholarship is made available by the PPCLA (Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Logistics Association), in honour of Agnes French. Agnes French was a long-time administrator of the PPCLA, and responsible for general office activities, as well as creating and managing the associations' conferences. Ms. French had seen the association transform over the years, including a couple of name changes, and was responsible for keeping the association active during lean years.

Transportation Law Scholarship

One annual scholarship of $500

Qualifications: This scholarship is for a student applying to take Transportation Law. To qualify, you need to have achieved a passing mark in your most recent course, and you have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees.

This scholarship is made available by William S.G.Tackaberry, CCLP, of TCRC Freight Legal Services.

Le Club de Trafic de MontrealMontreal Traffic Club’s JK Smith Scholarship

One annual scholarship covering full tuition fees for one course (textbooks excluded)

Qualifications: Available to residents of Quebec only. To qualify, you also need to have already completed Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes, have achieved a passing mark in your most recent course, and you have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees.

This scholarship is made available annually in August by the Montreal Traffic Club to support continuing education efforts by students in the supply chain field. It honours the memory of Mr. J.K.Smith founding director of the Montreal Traffic Club in 1926.
 

Please note: For all of the above scholarships, July 31st is the cut-off date to submit an application for a scholarship for the full academic year commencing in September.
 

CITT Toronto Area Council Bursary

One annual bursary of $495

 

Qualifications: Available to residents of the GTA only. To qualify you have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees.

 

 

The 2017 bursaries have been awarded, but please check back next year for the 2018 bursary!

The 2017 bursarys have been awarded to Asen Damyanov and Sagar Shrestha, pictured below, left, receiving his cheque from Cornelius Wong, CCLP, Treasurer of the Toronto Area Council (right). Congratulations! 

 

This bursary has been made available by CITT Toronto Area Council.

 

CITT Montreal Area Council Bursary

One annual bursary covering the full cost of a single CITT course

The CITT Montreal Area Council, thanks to the generosity of the Canadian Transportation Education Foundation (CTEF) is now making a bursary available for any student residing in Quebec. The bursary is intended to be applied to any course in the CITT program in which the student will be enrolled in 2018. (CTEF will pay the CITT directly for the course, a value of $750-$800 plus taxes.)

This bursary has been made available by CITT Montreal Area Council.

All students wishing to apply must send a 1) 250 word essay to michaelloughman@sympatico.ca on how obtaining the CITT designation and/or their involvement in the CITT Montreal Area Council will benefit them in their career; 2) A signed letter stating that you are not receiving any funding from either your employer or the government for these courses; and 3) A completed CITT course registration form.

 Applications must be received by December 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon (cut-off date for submissions). 

Acceptance Process

The CITT MAC Executive Committee will review the applications and decide upon a winner, to be announced by December 16, 2017. If you would like to submit an essay for consideration, or if you have any questions about the bursary, please e-mail michaelloughman@sympatico.ca  with the word “BURSARY” in the subject line.