The Howard Bernstein Scholarship Fund was established in 2012 to provide scholarships to students who have committed to the material handling, industrial distribution, engineering, logistics and supply chain industries. The Fund is managed and administered by the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc., an IRC 501C3 charitable organization.
The program goal is to attract talented students to an exciting, diversified future in material handling. Since 2012, 34 $5,000 scholarships have been awarded to students for a total of $175,000.
The scholarship awards are limited to juniors and seniors at pre-qualified schools who have committed to study the material handling, industrial distribution, engineering, logistics and supply chain curricula.
Scholarship applications will be accepted for the 2017/2018 academic term beginning in November 2016. To apply for the Howard Bernstein Scholarship Fund, please go to www.mhefi.net and complete the online application.
If you are interested in attracting students to your company by providing scholarship opportunities, please consider sponsoring a full scholarship at the Elite level in the amount of $5,000 or co-sponsoring scholarships with other investors at the Gold, Silver or Bronze levels.
Scholarship sponsor levels are:
Elite - $5,000 and over
Gold - $2,500 to $4,999
Silver - $1,500 to $2,499
Bronze - $500 to $1,499
Conger Toyota Lift
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.
Tynan Equipment Company
Atlas Toyota Material Handling
Hanel Storage Systems
Hy-Tek Material Handling
Morrison Industrial Equip. Co.
Steel King Industries
The Raymond Corporation
Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp.
The Howard Bernstein Scholarship Program is in partnership with the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association and MHI. It is managed and administered by the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. an IRC 501C3 charitable organization.
If you are interested in making an investment in the future leaders of our industry, please contact Donna Varner at the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc., 8720 Red Oak Blvd., Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28217, dvarner[at]mhi[dot]org or 704-714-8731.