AATCC Foundation Inc. has announced the establishment of The Nonwovens Institute’s Undergraduate Student Scholarship.
Those interested in applying must be U.S. citizens, or permanent residents who are currently juniors and rising seniors majoring in fiber and polymer sciences, textiles, materials science, paper science, chemical engineering or related disciplines. Scholarships will be $2,500. The purpose is to support undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the area of polymers, fibers or nonwovens. The Nonwovens Institute will also cover travel and accommodations for the scholarship recipient to attend one of the Institute’s biannual industrial advisory board (IAB) meetings.
All applicants are required to complete the Nonwovens Institute Scholarship application form, available on the AATCC Foundation website, 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. Applications must be received by Sept. 4, 2014.