Scholarships for Continuing Education

NIGP's Scholarship program provides ​financial support to those pursuing formal education as well as those wishing to enhance their professional careers through continuing education.​



Academic Scholarship

This program is for:

  • Students enrolled in an accredited college or University degree program leading to an academic degree in the field of, or related to, purchasing/procurement, materials management, supply chain management, inventory control, specifications development, contract administration, and contract negotiations
  • Students enrolled in an accredited college or University program leading to an Executive Certificate. Students must be enrolled in a full-time program leading to a college degree or Executive Certificate or a part-time program of purchasing related courses.
  • NIGP National members (to include student members)


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Receiving a scholarship from NIGP allowed me to follow my dream of obtaining an M.S. in Business Psychology

Christina D. Lochbaum, CPPO, CPPB

Professional Development Scholarship

This program is for:

  • Those individuals who are interested in enhancing their professional development (via Institute and/or NIGP Chapter seminar courses or workshops, and certification preparation classes and testing and application fees).
  • NIGP National members (to include student members) are encouraged to participate in these scholarship opportunities to obtain financial assistance to continue their formal education and/or professional development training in the procurement profession.
Scholarship - Professional Development

This scholarship will change my life and help me advance my knowledge and career

Kara M. Daniel, Buyer

Submission Information

The applicant must follow all guidelines and instructions as outlined in the REQUIREMENTS above to be eligible for an award. The designated scholarship application will be forwarded to the NIGP Scholarship Committee on a quarterly basis.

All required documentation must be present upon submission of the application. If ANY documents are missing, the application will be returned to the applicant and will not be considered during that award period.

Submission Deadlines

March 31
June 30
September 30
December 31


Interested in donating to the NIGP Scholarship fund? Send your donations, made payable to NIGP to:

Helen Leonard
2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171
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