AATCC Foundation, Inc. is pleased to collaborate with The Nonwovens Institute on The Nonwovens Institute’s Undergraduate Student Scholarship.
Those interested in applying must be US citizens, or permanent residents who are currently juniors 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 the AATCC Foundation Inc. Nonwovens Institute Scholarship application form, and write a four-to-five page paper on one of the topics provided. 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
Scholarship Paper Topics
* Review of a nonwoven manufacturing processes
* Use of nonwovens in medical, hygiene, filtration, automotive, construction, geotextile, protective, etc. applications.
You may EMAIL a copy of the completed application form and required documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can mail this information as follows:
AATCC Foundation Inc. Nonwovens Institute Scholarship
PO Box 12215
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215
Applications due APRIL 30.
More information on The Nonwovens Institute can be found at the Institute’s website at: http://www.ThenonwovensInstitute.com
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