AWESOME/MIT Fellowship

The AWESOME/MIT Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Fellowship

Since 2018, AWESOME and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) have partnered on the Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Fellowship, which provides tuition assistance for students entering the MIT Supply Chain Management master’s program. AWESOME leaders are encouraged to help a woman in their organization or network take her career to the next level by recommending she apply.

There are two pathways to an MIT master’s degree in supply chain management:

  • The 10-month, fully-residential SCM program option (SCMr)
  • The “Blended” SCM option (SCMb) combining online and on-campus study

To date, five early-career women entering the 10-month master’s program have been selected to receive full- or partial-tuition awards through the AWE Fellowship program. Beginning in 2021, applicants to the SCM Blended program option can also apply for the AWE fellowship.

MIT CTL’s blended (SCMb) program option allows learners to combine the affordable, online MITx MicroMasters credential with one semester on campus at MIT to earn a master’s in SCM. The blended program option provides an alternative pathway to an SCM master’s degree to non-traditional students, including those who may not have a professional or academic background in supply chain areas, and those who are unable to relocate for a full academic year.

Interested learners can find out more about…

MIT Supply Chain Management master’s program overview
MIT SCM Blended program option and timeline
SCM master’s admission requirements and deadlines
MITx online supply chain courses and MicroMaster’s Credential
AWE Fellowship

Applicants are required to have a minimum of two years of relevant experience, strong quantitative skills, and demonstrated leadership potential. The MIT SCM admissions team reviews submitted applications for the master’s program and selects finalists for the AWE Fellowship. An AWESOME committee reviews applications and selects awardees based on each individual’s potential to advance as a leader in supply chain roles.

AWESOME/MIT Fellowship – 2020-2021 Academic Year

Full Tuition:
Namuun Purevdorj
Global Shapers Minneapolis
Partial Tuition:
Priyanka Jarugumilli
Associate Manager, Product Supply – Baby Care
Procter & Gamble
Partial Tuition:
Jennie May
Alternative Source Manager Associate Manager
Pratt & Whitney

AWESOME/MIT Fellowship – 2019-2020 Academic Year

Fellowship Recipient:
Elizabeth Raman Grubbs
Senior Data Analyst
The Home Depot
Read Elizabeth's bio
Partial Tuition:
Gabriela Lamas Oporto
Senior Process Engineer
Johnson & Johnson
Read Gabriela's bio

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