Grainger Center Board Fellowship

About the Award
The Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management is partnering with members of our Executive Advisory Board (EAB) to create the Grainger Center Board Fellowship (GCBF). Students chosen to participate in the GCBF will be given:

  • A scholarship for their Junior year totaling $5,000. Half of this amount is being donated from the EAB company, and the other half will be provided through matching funds from the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management.
  • A partnership with the sponsoring EAB member. This could include mentoring, career guidance, and possibly an internship with their company.
  • The Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management intends to award 5 Fellowships for the 2024-25 academic year.

To learn more about the Executive Advisory Board (EAB):

Eligibility & Selection

  • Applicants must presently be Undergraduate Business Program students in their Sophomore year of college at UW-Madison, with the 2024-25 academic year being their Junior year.
  • Applicants must be declared Supply Chain Management majors for the current academic year and for the 2024-25 academic year, and in good academic standing (2.0 Overall GPA or higher).
  • A completed application must be submitted by the application deadline.
    The Fellowship application is available between April 11, 2024 – April 28, 2024.
  • Selected applicants will be notified of advancement to second-round interviews. Interviews will take place in May via MS Teams.
  • Following the interview round, awardees will be selected and notified.

Wisconsin School of Business - BBA Program
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe why you decided to pursue your major in Supply Chain Management (150 - 250 words).
  2. Tell about a time you were able to overcome a challenge. What was the situation, what steps did you take to persevere, and what was the outcome (150 - 250 words)?
  3. Using college-level extracurricular activities you have gotten involved with (either at UW-Madison or the Madison community), speak to how these experiences have shaped your time in college (150 - 250 words).