A pathway to a career in international logistics and supply chain management could open up for one Griffith business student in 2017 with the introduction of the Mainfreight Scholarship.

Final year students of business and commerce are invited to apply for the scholarship which has been developed with a focus on the next generation of responsible global leaders.

Personal ambitions and leadership potential of applicants will be among the key criteria assessed.

The $8000 scholarship could also potentially lead to a place in the Mainfreight Graduate Program.

Closing date for applications is Sunday, March 5.

Mainfreight is a sophisticated international supply chain business with a team of more than 6000. The $2 billion global business specialises in transport and logistics.