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L.L. Waters Scholarship Program

The L.L. Waters Scholarship Program was established to encourage advanced undergraduate study and graduate study in the field of Transportation/Logistics/Physical Distribution, for the purpose of preparing persons of high potential for professional careers in the field. The Scholarship has been named in honor of Dr. L.L. Waters, University Professor Emeritus of Transportation and Business History in Indiana University's School of Business, in recognition of his many contributions to undergraduate and graduate level education in transportation and logistics during a teaching career of more than three decades.

The Scholarship
L.L. Waters Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000. Each recipient of the scholarship is accorded the designation "L.L. Waters Scholar." The winner is determined by the Trustees of the L.L. Waters Scholarship Fund.  Click here to view the announcement of the 2014 L.L. Waters Scholar.

Donate to the Scholarship
If you would like to contribute to the L.L. Water scholarship fund, you may send a check payable to the ASTL L.L. Waters Scholarship program and send to 8430 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60625 or through our secure online store in $25 increments.

Undergraduate students in their junior or senior year at a fully accredited four-year U.S. college or university, who are enrolled in a degree program in which Transportation/logistics is their area of concentration are eligible. Students enrolled in, or accepted to, a fully accredited college or university in the pursuit of graduate studies in transportation/logistics/physical distribution as their concentration of study, are also eligible. Recipients are selected without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Awards will be on a competitive basis, based upon scholastic performance and potential, and evidence of the degree of commitment to the pursuit of a professional career in transportation/logistics.
Submission and Processing Dates for 2015
  • Final due date for submission (i.e., date received) of applications and all supporting documents: Monday, September 14, 2015.
  • Selection of scholarship winter by Scholarship Foundation Board:  Monday, September 21, 2015.
  • Winner will be announced publicly: Monday, October 5, 2015.

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Application Procedures
Students who wish to apply for the L.L. Waters Scholarship must do so by submitting a completed application form to the Scholarship Judging Panel, American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Inc., 8430 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60625. This form must be accompanied by an official transcript. Letters of recommendation must be received separately from two faculty members in the applicant's school who have major teaching and research commitments in transportation/logistics/supply chain management. All applications and supporting documents are due by Monday, September 14, 2015. Please call +1-773-355-4900 with questions.

Selection Procedure
A panel of judges, nominated by the L.L. Waters Scholarship Trustees, will evaluate applications for the scholarship, and select recipients.

Announcement and Distribution of Awards
Recipients will be notified of their selection. Awards will be paid towards the winter 2015 semester or quarter. Payments will be made directly to the student to be used exclusively for tuition/books or direct college expenses.

Applications and Further Information
Application forms for the L.L. Waters Scholarship may be obtained by clicking here.

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