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

Two annual bursaries of $495 each

The CITT Toronto Area Council is now making two $495 bursaries available to any student residing in Ontario registered in the CITT program in 2018. This bursary was formerly offered only to those residing in the GTA and is now open to all Ontario students.  

Qualifications: To qualify, you need to have to be responsible for paying your own course registration fees (your employer does NOT pay your registration fees).

‎To apply please go to:  https://goo.gl/forms/6tJQTVPDMUfLflqi1. Applications due by November 2, 2018. The CITT TAC Executive Committee will review the applications and decide upon two winners, to be announced at the CITT TAC general meeting in November 2018. If you have any questions email:denisebb02@gmail.com

These bursaries have been made available by CITT Toronto Area Council.

The 2017 bursaries were 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! 

 

 

CITT Montreal Area Council Bursary

One bursary of $750-$800 + taxes towards any course in the CITT program in which the student will be enrolled in 2019.

The CITT Montreal Area Council (MAC), 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 2019. (CTEF will pay the CITT directly for the course, a value of $750-$800 plus taxes.)

How to apply

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.

Applications must be received by December 7, 2018 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 21, 2018. 

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. 

Français

Serez-vous inscrit(e) à un cours offert par le CITT en 2019 ou encore connaissez-vous quelqu’un (un ami, un employé, un collègue) qui le sera ? Recherchez-vous de l’assistance financière? Si tel est le cas, lisez ce qui suit.  

Le conseil de Montréal du CITT, grâce à la générosité de Canadian Transportation Education Foundation (CTEF) offrira une bourse d’études  destinée aux étudiant(e)s résidant au Québec. Cette bourse sera applicable pour tout cours offert par le CITT auquel l’étudiant(e) est inscrit(e) pendant l’année 2019. (CTEF paiera la CITT directement pour le cours, une valeur de 750 $ à 800 $ plus les taxes).

Comment déposer sa demande

Tout étudiant(e) désirant déposer sa demande doit faire parvenir 1) une dissertation de 250 mots qui décrit comment l’obtention de sa désignation du CITT et/ou son implication au sein du conseil de Montréal  aura un impact positif sur sa carrière. La dissertation doit être acheminée à michaelloughman@sympatico.ca  2) Une lettre signée indiquant que vous ne recevez aucun financement à partir de votre employeur ou le gouvernement pour ces cours; et 3) Un formulaire d'inscription aux cours CITT.

Les demandes doivent être reçues au plus tard le 7 décembre 2018, à midi.

Processus d’acceptation

Le comité exécutif du conseil de Montréal passera les demandes en revue afin de décider du bénéficiaire. Le gagnant de la bourse sera annoncé par 21 décembre 2018.

Si vous souhaitez soumettre votre candidature, ou si vous avez des questions concernant cette bourse, veuillez communiquer par courriel avec: michaelloughman@sympatico.ca  en prenant le soin d’indiquer comme titre “BOURSE” dans la ligne de mention d’objet du courriel.

Bonne chance!