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Registration for SUU Scholarship

Hello Chapter members!


As the calendar year comes to an end and we are preparing for all that comes with this time of year, you may have heard that one of our Chapter Members, Colette Brown, is teaching a procurement course at Southern Utah University.  The chapter leadership and Board would like to announce we are offering up to 10 scholarships to help with the payment of this course.  The scholarships will be in the amount of $200 payable upon successfully completing the course.  Here is some additional information about this course. (covers about half the cost)


Procurement Essentials, Methods, & Management” is an online, asynchronous class, available to anyone that registers for it through Southern Utah University. The course will cover all aspects of purchasing in the public procurement arena.


This course is designed for those who work in purchasing and are wanting to strengthen their understanding of policies that govern how purchasing is done in a public or governmental setting utilizing public funds.


In addition to learning the various aspects of procuring goods and services using public funds.  This course will provide contact hours for both the CPPB and NIGP-CPP certifications. (48 for CPPB and 90 for NIGP-CPP) to extend an individual’s certification and/or meeting eligibility requirements.


Participants can Choose from two participation options (ranging from $399 - $749):


Procurement Essentials, Methods & Management - successful completion earns three Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Procurement Essentials, Methods & Management Fast Track - successful completion earns three credits that may transfer into associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs at Southern Utah University.


It is a nine-week course with reading assignments, quizzes, tests, discussions, and more to help apply the various concepts which help govern public procurement. The Spring semester is from February 12, 2024 through April 12, 2024 to help those preparing to take the NIGP-CPP or CPPB through UPPCC.


To apply for the scholarship please visit our website at and register for the event on February 12th.   Must be a member of the Utah chapter of NIGP to receive the scholarship.  Scholarships will be given on a first come basis. 


Please reach out to Colette Brown at with any questions.

Monday, February 12, 2024, 8:00 AM until Friday, April 12, 2024, 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada) (UTC-07:00)
Event Contact(s):
Anthony Ferrara
Hamer Reiser
Study Group
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Available Slots:
No Fee