Blow Molding Division Carrie Fox Solin Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$6,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Society of Plastic Engineers Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be completing the sophomore or junior year of a four-year undergraduate plastics engineering program.
  3. Must enroll full time.
  4. Must have a demonstrated or expressed interest in the plastics industry and be majoring in or taking courses that are beneficial to a career in the plastics/polymer industry. This would include, but is not limited to, plastics engineering, polymer science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and industrial engineering.
  5. Must be a member of an SPE Student Chapter.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. and international undergraduate students who have a demonstrated or expressed interest in the plastics industry are eligible for this award. Applicants must be completing their sophomore or junior year of a four-year undergraduate plastics engineering program and be a member of an SPE Student Chapter.

Application requirements for the Blow Molding Division Carrie Fox Solin Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Official Transcript
  • Activities descrip.
  • Resume
  • Essays (2)
Additional Information: Applicants must be in good academic standing with their schools. Financial need is considered for most scholarships. All scholarships will be paid directly to the recipients' schools. The SPE Foundation will not award scholarships to applicants who are not qualified and reserves the right to not award a scholarship in a given year if it so chooses.

Award Amount: $3,000 annually, renewable for one additional year. Please note: If the recipient will be a senior, the scholarship will not be renewed.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $6,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications are available online from the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) Foundation website. Please note: The student need only one submit one application to apply for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible. Each student must upload the following documents to the online application: three recommendation letters (two from a teacher or school official and one from an employer or non-relative); a high school and/or college transcript for the last two years; a listing of current and past school activities and community activities and honors; a listing of his/her employment history, starting with his/her most recent job; a one- to two-page essay telling why he/she is applying for the scholarship, his/her qualifications, and his/her educational and career goals in the plastics industry; and a brief essay that describes his/her perceived importance of blow molding to the technical parts and packaging industries and why he/she desires a career in the plastics industry. Please note: If the student is unable to upload his/her transcript to the online application, he/she may submit the transcript via email or mail using the addresses provided. All application materials must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Gene Havel
Address: 6 Berkshire Blvd. Suite 306 Bethel, Connecticut 06801

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