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Scholarships, Fellowships & Grants



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AATCC Foundation, Inc. assists students  in textile-related fields. Individual scholarship information is provided below.

SCHOLARSHIPS

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN FEBRUARY:

Charles E. Gavin III Family Scholarship 

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Rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors attending Georgia Institute of Technology (DUE FEBRUARY 15) or Auburn University (DUE FEBRUARY 1are eligible for the Gavin Family Scholarship. (NOTE DIFFERENT DUE DATES.)

Charles H. Stone Scholarship
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Four $6,000 scholarships are available to juniors and seniors at North Carolina State University and Clemson University. (Due FEBRUARY 15.)   More info

Varley Family Textile Technology Scholarship
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AATCC Foundation’s Varley Family Textile Technology Scholarship is a $7,500 per year scholarship that supports students pursuing a career or performing coursework in textile engineering, textile chemistry, textile science or a related discipline at either the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) or Cornell University College of Human Ecology. (Due FEBRUARY 15)    More info

The Piedmont Section Scholarship

The AATCC Foundation Piedmont Section Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship available to students currently attending an undergraduate, two-year or four-year educational institution located in the AATCC Piedmont Section (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia), provided they are studying in a textile- or textile-technology field, and pursuing a textile or design degree with the intention of a future career in a textile- or technology-related field.  (Due FEBRUARY 15.  More Info

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 31:

Corporate Member Scholarship 
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The Corporate Member Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship available to children of AATCC corporate member employees.   More info

Darsey Family Scholarship
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The Darsey Family Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship available to students enrolled in a textile-related and/or fashion design related program at a US university with an AATCC student chapter. More Info

Delaware Valley Section Scholarship
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All members of the AATCC Delaware Valley Section, as well as spouses, children, and grandchildren, are eligible to apply for the AATCC Foundation Delaware Valley Section Scholarship, provided they are either accepted to attend, or are currently attending, a post-secondary, undergraduate education institution, regardless of their field of study.
Also, any student attending a post-secondary undergraduate program at a school in the Delaware Valley is eligible to apply, provided they are studying in a textile or related field of study. Preference will be given to student members of AATCC, and to schools who have AATCC student chapters.  More Info

Fibrous Materials Scholarship
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AATCC Foundation Fibrous Materials Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship intended for undergraduate students taking material science courses or programs associated with fibrous materials. The scholarship is based on student’s citizenship or permanent residency, need, and academic expectancy.  More Info

Gordon & Marjorie Osborne Scholarship
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The AATCC Foundation’s Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Scholarship is a $5,000 per year scholarship that supports students pursuing a career or performing coursework in textile engineering, textile chemistry, textile science or a related discipline.  More Info

Kanti & Hansa Jasani Family Scholarship
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The Kanti and Hansa Jasani Family Textile Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship available to Indian students, specifically Indian citizens with a student visa or with permanent residency, who are attending a US university. The student should be pursuing a career in a field involving textile engineering, textile technology, textile design, textile chemistry, textile science, or a related discipline. This scholarship may be divided among multiple recipients; minimum scholarship awards will be $1,000.   More info

Martin J. Bide University of Rhode Island Scholarship  DONATE NOW

The Martin J. Bide University of Rhode Island Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship for undergraduate students studying Textile Fashion, Merchandising and Design at the University of Rhode Island.      More Info

Metro Scholarship
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A $3,000 annual scholarship offered to sophomores and juniors in the New England, New York and New Jersey areas attending universities with AATCC student chapters are eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship may be divided among multiple recipients; minimum scholarship awards will be $1,000.  More info

National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Paul T. O’Day Scholarship

To be eligible for the Paul T. O’Day Scholarship, at least one parent or guardian of a student must be employee of an NCTO member company and/or organization. Applicants may be the sons or daughters, legally adopted children, or stepchildren of any active employee of an NCTO member company. Non-dues paying members of NCTO are not eligible for this program.  Applicants may pursue any area of study supportive of the American fiber industry. This includes, but is not limited to business, marketing, design, accounting, or engineering.   More Info

The Nonwovens Institute Student Scholarship Program

This $2,500 scholarship is for juniors and seniors majoring in fiber and polymer science, textiles, material science, chemical engineering, or related disciplines. The purpose of this scholarship is to support undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the areas of polymers, fibers, or nonwovens.  APPLICATIONS DUE AUGUST 15  More info

Textile Design Scholarship
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AATCC Foundation Textile Design Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship intended for undergraduate students taking textile, apparel, or home fashion design courses or programs. The scholarship is based on student’s citizenship or permanent residency, need, and academic expectancy.  More Info

Textile Chemistry Scholarship
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AATCC Foundation Textile Chemistry Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship intended for undergraduate students taking textile chemistry, polymer and color chemistry, or related courses/programs. The scholarship is based on student’s citizenship or permanent residency, need, and academic expectancy.  More Info

Textile Merchandising Scholarship
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The AATCC Foundation Textile Merchandising Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship intended for undergraduate students taking textile merchandising, management, and retail related courses or programs. The scholarship is based on student’s citizenship or permanent residency, need, and academic expectancy.  More info

West Region Scholarship
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This $2,000 scholarship is for rising juniors or seniors pursuing an undergraduate degree in a textile or fashion-related field of study at a public college or university in the Midwest, Northwest and Pacific Sections, where an active AATCC student chapter exists.    More info

Woodruff Textile Manufacturing Scholarship

The AATCC Foundation Percy W. Woodruff Jr. Textile Manufacturing Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship designed to support a non-traditional, undergraduate college student attending Clemson University. More Info

FELLOWSHIPS

The following fellowship applications are due MARCH 31:

Connelly/Perkins Graduate Fellowship
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AATCC Foundation Connelly/Perkins Graduate Fellowship is a $5,000 fellowship offered to U.S. students pursuing their Ph.D. degrees in fibrous and polymeric materials at the Clemson University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).  More Info

Grady, Hauser, Houser, Daniels Graduate Fellowship    DONATE NOW

A $5,000 fellowship awarded to a graduate student, who is a U.S. citizen pursuing a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in the Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. Preference of master’s student who has made application and been accepted in the Ph.D. program in Fiber and Polymer Science (FPS) at NC State University.   More info

Pulcra Chemicals Graduate Fellowship
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A $5,000 fellowship offered to U.S. graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science at North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles or a Ph.D. degree in fibrous and polymeric materials at Clemson University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).  More info

GRANTS

AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Grants

Up to $4,000 per year in funding for undergraduate and graduate research in textile chemistry and on textile-related projects. Projects that involve laboratory and end-use correlation studies, wet processing research, and other topics identified by the Foundation receive special priority.    More info