Student Chapters

APICS has more than 200 affiliated student chapters on college campuses throughout North America. 

These dynamic student chapters provide:
  • Access to educational programs, career panels, networking opportunities, certification exams, and other resources
  • Opportunities to network with professional chapters
  • Scholarships based on participation in APICS activities, as well as academic achievement
  • Awards for student chapters who go above and beyond minimum standards
  • The opportunity to participate in local and international student case competitions
Learn about the benefits of student membership here.

Local Colleges and Universities with Student Chapters and Programs

Algonquin College

Algonquin College 
Algonquin College Supply Chain Management Club. Visit their LinkedIn page to learn more. 
Programs in Supply Chain Management:


Sprott School of Business, Carleton University


The Sprott Supply Chain Management Association. Visit their website to learn more.

Programs in Supply Chain Management:

Bachelor of Commerce (Supply Chain Management). 4-year program.


APICS Sponsored programs for students

The APICS Ottawa Chapter supports its affiliated Student Chapters through several programs that encourage students interested in a career in supply chain management to participate and gain valuable leadership skills.

Scholarship Program

To develop future supply chain leaders, ASCM offers graduate and undergraduate student members free admittance to the ASCM annual conference through the Scholars Education Program. At the event, students explore careers in supply chain management by attending educational sessions, meeting professionals in their field, attending networking events and much more. Learn more about the requirements and application details.

Previous APICS Scholars:

  • APICS2019 - Devin Vu, 3rd-year student at Sprott/Carleton University
  • APICS2018 - Devin Vu, 2nd-year student at Sprott/Carleton University
  • APICS2017 - Tom Schubert, Sprott/Carleton University
  • APICS2016 - Victor Ho, Algonquin College

Wayne Chapman Award  

The APICS Ottawa Chapter recognizes the student who contributed the most to the enhancement and furthering of APICS and the Student Chapter during the year. The award commemorates Wayne Chapman’s pioneering work with Algonquin College in developing and fostering the Materials Management program over many years. It includes a monetary prize of $500 and a plaque.

2017 Recipient
2016/2017 recipient: Kristina Roach (Algonquin College)

2016 Recipients
2015/2016 recipients: Mitchell Rowland (Algonquin College) & Syam Jamaly (University of Ottawa)
2015 Recipients

2014/2015 recipients: Brendan Gillett (Algonquin College) & Jordan Daly-Fret (Algonquin College)

Global Student Case Competition

The ASCM Case Competition is provided by ASCM in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting LLP. The competition provides student teams with an opportunity to enhance and test their supply chain knowledge by working on end-to-end supply chain challenges drawn from company experiences.

Registration for the 2021 Case Competition opened on August 1, 2020.

Visit the ASCM Case Competition website to learn more.



Career Panels

Career Panels are a great opportunity to meet supply chain professionals and ask questions. APICS members are passionate about what they do and eager to share their stories.

Algonquin College Supply Chain Management Career Panel 2019

Sprott Supply Chain Management Association Supply Chain Career Panel 2019