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Deadline Reminder! TAPPI Technical Scholarship Opportunities Expire Feb. 15

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Each year, TAPPI offers multiple scholarship opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students in the pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. Scholarships are available in several categories and each has the potential to assist students in achieving their educational goals. Scholarship application requirements vary by division and a general information form must also be completed. The deadline to submit applications for academic year 2015-2016 Technical Division scholarships is Feb. 15, NEXT SUNDAY!
 
The Coating and Graphic Arts Division provides up to four $1,000 scholarships for students majoring in scientific or technical disciplines related to the manufacture and/or graphic arts use of coated paper and paperboard.
 
The Corrugated Packaging Division provides up to four scholarships each year, funded by endowments from both TAPPI and industry supporters, to students who demonstrate an interest in the corrugated industry and demonstrate overall maturity, job potential and aptitude for contribution.
 
The Engineering Division provides two scholarships each year for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing an engineering or science degree within the pulp and paper industry.
 
The Environmental Working Group offers the $2,500 Douglas Barton Memorial Scholarship to outstanding candidates in the area of environmental control as it relates to the pulp, paper, and allied industries.
 
The Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division provides a single $1,000 scholarship to a talented science and engineering student who wishes to pursue a career in the nonwovens industry and who demonstrates an interest in the areas covered by the division.
 
The Paper and Board Division provides one or more $1000 scholarships each year to students who intend to use their talents for advancing the science and technology of papermaking.
 
The Process and Product Quality Division provides a single $1,000 scholarship to talented science and engineering students who plan to pursue careers in the development of quality management awareness within the pulp and paper industry.
 
The Process Control Division provides a single $1,000 scholarship to engineering students who demonstrate an interest in the development of professional skills within the process control fields of the pulp and paper industry.
 
In addition to Technical Division scholarships, TAPPI also offers the William L. Cullison Memorial Scholarship, in amounts of up to $4,000, for undergraduate students majoring in pulp and paper science. The deadline to submit applications for academic year 2015-2016 is May 1.
 
TAPPI encourages students to apply for all of the scholarships for which they may qualify.To access scholarship applications and division specific guidelines visit the TAPPI scholarship information page or contact the Awards Department at standards@tappi.org.
 

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