Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management Courses

Scholarship supported by the UPS Foundation, Andrea L. Laliberte and Richard E. and Charlene O. Zalesky

Application for Scholarship


The Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) offers a professional certificate program designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government, industry, and military who are active participants in humanitarian operations including disaster response, long term development and public health operations. The courses are developed for practitioners seeking to build skills to improve decision making in preparedness, response operations planning, and system design and are taught by world-renowned, award winning experts in health and humanitarian systems. Courses include many interactive components, such as case studies and games, which help professionals in the humanitarian world to link the challenges and decision-making tradeoffs they face in practice with the systematic approaches, tools, and techniques presented.

Professional Certificate Program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Our three-course series fulfills the need for greater capacity building in the health and humanitarian sectors. Participants who complete all three courses earn a Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management Certificate.

The deadline is March 31, 2021 to apply for a scholarship towards the course series. However, we will consider accepting late applications based on availability and circumstances.

*There are a limited number of scholarships available for participants from non-governmental organizations and/or from developing countries, however you may qualify for a discounted rate offer for the three course series. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please review the requirements below and proceed to the online submission form.

Course Fees

  • For FULL scholarship recipients there is a fee of $990.00 total / $330 per course. This fee serves as a course deposit fee which will be reimbursed in full following the completion of the program.
  • If approved for a scholarship, full payment must be received 30 days prior to the course start date.
  • Please Note: All 3 courses must be taken within a 12-month period to earn the Health and Humanitarian Supply Chain Management Certificate

Additional Expenses

  • The scholarship does not include airfare, hotel accommodations, visa expenses or any additional expenses incurred for participating in the program.
  • For in person courses, every scholarship participant is responsible for booking and paying for their own airfare, hotel accommodations, and any other expenses incurred while attending a course.

VISA Information

  • Please visit the U.S. Embassy homepage in the country where you currently reside to find out the steps for visa application to travel to the U.S. should you need one. Choose the Business Visitor Visa (B-1) (not a Student Visa as Georgia Tech does not provide the SEVIS ID). Please visit or your country's website for further information. Accepted scholarship applicants should schedule an in-person visa application appointment as soon as possible, and once he or she completes registration and deposit payment or reduced rate payment for the certificate program, CHHS will provide a letter of invitation for the applicant to take to the visa appointment in support of the application. Please e-mail us with questions at

Before Applying Online

  • For in person courses confirm you have the funds to afford airfare, hotel, your visa application fee and any other additional expenses that may incur while traveling.
  • If given a full scholarship ensure you have the funds to pay the refundable fee in USD. Note this is required to hold your place if given a scholarship. The fee will be refunded to you upon completion of the program.
  • *Prepare your current resume in English in PDF format
  • *Collect (2) current professional recommendation in English in PDF format with the following:
    1. At least one letter from current manager/ supervisor, second letter can be from a colleague you worked with in the last 2 years.
    2. Letter should be on OFFICIAL letterhead or Stamped
    3. Letter should be dated at top or bottom
    4. For verification, the person writing the letter should include their organization contact information (avoid providing personal email such as gmail)
    5. Letter must be signed and,
    6. The person writing the letter should reference your work, skills and responsibilities and conclude with their reasons for recommending you for this opportunity.
  • Prepare a Qualification Statement summarizing your need for support and how you will benefit from participation.

Please note that the above material will need to be combined into a single PDF to upload within the application form.

After You Have Reviewed All the Above Material

Click on the below button to proceed to the online application form.

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