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IoPP Packaging Education Scholarship Fund

IoPP created the Packaging Education Scholarship Fund to support packaging education and raise awareness of packaging as a career choice. In addition to helping students pay for their educations, IoPP shares the talent identified through this program with its Benefactor companies as a recruiting tool for their organizations. This could be your post-graduation foot in the door! 

Scholarship Opportunities for 2018

PepsiCo R&D Scholarship
$5,000 - 1 available

Candidates must be must be students in their Junior or Senior year as of Fall 2018, pursuing a degree at an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in a course of study relevant to a career in the packaging industry within the United States of America.

IoPP Packaging Education Scholarship
$2,500 - 2 available

Candidates must be must be students in their Junior or Senior year as of Fall 2018, pursuing a degree at an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in a course of study relevant to a career in the packaging industry within the United States of America.

Contract Packaging Association Packaging Machinery Scholarship
$2,500 - 1 available

Candidates must be students pursuing a degree in packaging machinery as of Fall 2018.

Apply Online

In order for your application to be considered, you must provide the following:

  • Official copy of current transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation from instructors or supervisors/managers (who are not related to you or members of Packaging Education Scholarship Fund Selection Committee or the PESF Board of Directors) who have knowledge of your academic achievements and can comment on your academic motivation and character.

Send to:
Packaging Education Scholarship Fund
c/o Institute of Packaging Professionals
One Parkview Plaza #800, 17W110 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 9, 2018
All materials must be completed and post marked no later than April 9, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered and candidate MUST meet all eligibility requirements. 

Questions?
Contact Barbara Dykes (847) 686-2329; e-mail: bdykes@iopp.org

Scholarship Fund Supported by:
The scholarships have been created to support packaging education and to raise awareness of packaging as a career choice. The scholarships are funded by founding supporters, including the Contract Packaging AssociationBitner Associates, Inc., the IoPP Chemical Packaging Committee as well as the Cascade, Central Ohio, Cincinnati, Chicago, Minnesota, Missouri-Gateway, and Tejas IoPP chapters, PepsiCo R&D and IoPP benefactor companies. Click here for all donors.

Past winners:

 

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