The 2015 Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) student scholarship award winners were announced today at IFAI Expo 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.
The scholarships provide tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students interested in a career in the specialty fabrics or advanced textiles industries. The recipients:
Don Williams IFF Student Scholarship recipient Sarah Haas is a student at Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pa. Haas is pursuing a master’s of science degree in textile sciences and engineering. The scholarship is funded by IFF.
Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) Student Scholarship recipient Kathryn White is a student at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. White is pursuing an undergraduate degree in graphic design and visual communication. The scholarship is funded by FGA, a division of IFAI.
Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) Member Scholarship recipient Laura Teter is a student at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio. Teter is employed by IFAI member company Miller Weldmaster Corp. The scholarship is funded by GMA, a division of IFAI.
IFAI Member Scholarship recipient Melina Connor is a student at Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla. Connor is currently employed by IFAI member Trivantage LLC, and is pursuing a degree in supervision and management. The scholarship is funded by IFAI.
Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) Scholarship recipient Amatullah Foushee is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, N.Y. Foushee is pursuing a degree in textile development and marketing. The scholarship is funded by NFI, a division of IFAI.
IFF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and research in specialty fabrics.