THE NONWOVENS INSTITUTE UNDERGRADUATE
The Nonwovens Institute Undergraduate Student Scholarship is offered to US citizens, or permanent residents who are currently juniors or rising seniors majoring in fiber and polymer sciences, textiles, materials science, paper science, chemical engineering or related disciplines. The purpose is to support undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the area of polymers, fibers or nonwovens. Scholarships will be $2,500. The Nonwovens Institute will also cover travel and accommodations for the scholarship recipient to attend one of the Institute’s bi-annual industrial advisory board (IAB) meetings.
All applicants are required to complete an AATCC Foundation Inc. application form, and write a four-to-five page paper on one of the topics provided (see below). The scholarship recipient will be required to attend one of the Nonwoven Institute’s IAB meetings in either May or November.
• Minimum total grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.00 scale
• Completion of application forms
• Scholarship paper
• Extracurricular activities
• Employment experience
Scholarship Application Form
If you are eligible for this scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application Form
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 4, 2013.
Scholarship Paper Topics:
• Review of a nonwoven manufacturing processes
• Use of nonwovens in medical, hygiene, filtration, automotive, construction, geotextile, protective, etc. applications.
More information on The Nonwovens Institute can be found at the Institute’s website at: http://www.TheNonwovensInstitute.com