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OBIS Student Fund

Students can apply to be reimbursed for recently completed or upcoming education-related activities. The research activities need to be relevant for the MTEC studies (conferences, summer schools, ...).


Each student can apply for an amount up to CHF 500. The maximum amount given per applicant will be determined after receiving all applications.

Apply for funding


The deadline for the Student Fund is December 15, 2019. The OBIS board will vote on the funding in their last board meeting of the semester and inform all involved persons shortly after.

Evaluation criteria​ (in order of importance)

Relevance of the activity for the MSc MTEC

Benefit of the activity for the student

Benefit of the activity to other students

Other funding sources exhausted

To apply, send an email with the following documents attached to

Letter of motivation, including an overview of the activity

Receipts for activity-related expenses (if applicable)

Sonja Jones in San Antonios (TX)

Over the summer, I was selected as an APICS Supply Chain Council Scholar. As a student scholar, I was invited to attend the 2017 APICS International Conference in San Antonio, Texas from October 15th-17th. APICS is the leading provider of supply chain, operations and logistics management research, publications, and education and certification programs.

My participation as a Student Scholar was a great opportunity to meet with professionals and hear about their experiences in the supply chain and logistics fields. I also spent time with the other student scholars where we talked about our programs, interests and career goals. Overall, I feel it allowed me to connect what I have learned in academia and how I can apply it in industry.

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