Bursaries and Dissertation Award

Three PhD students will receive a bursary to attend the IPSERA Doctoral seminar and conference (3× €750). The bursaries are particularly aimed at supporting those students of limited means. If you wish to be considered for a bursary, please complete and return the application form electronically to Antonella Moretto at: antonella.moretto@polimi.it

All applications will be treated confidentially. The deadline for application for these bursaries is midnight on January 2, 2020, Central European time. We will communicate our decisions to all applicants on January 22, 2020. We look forward to receiving numerous proposals! ‎

Additionally, the conference provides one bursary (sponsored by NEVI Zorg) for students who want to attend at least the IPSERA Doctoral seminar (€200 per bursary). The research topic should deal with procurement in the healthcare sector, care sector (The elderly and people with disabilities) or procurement and/or sourcing for humanitarian supply chains. Please email Erik van Raaij at eraaij@rsm.nl with your inquiries regarding this bursary .

We encourage students on a need and merit basis to apply for bursaries.

Note that all students receiving reduced rates or bursaries are expected to attend the entire conference.

Bursaries: Best PhD Thesis Award
IPSERA is awarding the best PhD thesis in Purchasing and Supply Management for students who graduated in 2019. The application must include:

  • Proof the dissertation was completed in 2019
  • Maximum four-page summary (single-spaced) of your work indicating
    • the practical and scholarly contribution
    • any spin-off journal publications

Your application will be evaluated by the awarding committee for the IPSERA Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020, a group of experienced PSM scholars made up of the following six members:

Davide Luzzini
Anni Kaisa Kahkonen
George Zsidisin
Thomas Johnsen
Antonella Moretto
Finn Wynstra

Key Dates
Application Deadline: January 22, 2020
Submit to: Antonella Maria Moretto

The award winner will be announced at the IPSERA Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, April 5-8, 2020.