Detroit Section/Thomas E. Powers Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$3,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Society of Plastic Engineers Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must enroll full time.
  3. Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student in a two- or four-year program.
  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.

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. Students must be majoring or taking courses in an area that would benefit the plastics industry; this includes, but is not limited to, plastics engineering, polymer science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and industrial engineering.

Application requirements for the Detroit Section/Thomas E. Powers Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Activities list
  • Resume
  • Essay
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, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $3,000.

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; and 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. 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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