AKRON (March 1, 2010)—The ACS Rubber Division has extended the deadline for students to apply for several scholarships.
March 8 now is the deadline to apply for two $5,000 undergraduate scholarships offered to students entering their junior or senior year of for the fall-spring academic year. The division said applicants may have a major area of study in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, polymer science or any other technical discipline of relevance to the rubber industry.
The association also has extended the deadline to March 8 for its Rubber Technology Training Award. The division provides a $1,250 stipend to rubber industry employees to allow them to attend the events at a spring or fall Rubber Division meeting in the year they are selected.
For more information, visit the organization's Web site at www.rubber.org.