AKRON—ACS Rubber Division has extended the deadline for its undergraduate scholarships to April 1.
The Rubber Division offers two $5,000 undergraduate scholarships to students entering their junior or senior year for the fall-spring academic year, according to a news release.
The former Connecticut Rubber Group also offers a $5,000 Russell Mazzeo Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship.
Applicants may major in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, polymer science or other technical disciplines relevant to the rubber industry. Each winner receives up to $5,000 to put toward educational expenses.
Rubber Division also offers a Rubber Technology Training Award of 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. A nomination letter from a Rubber Group is required for the award. Events include seminars/workshops, technical presentations, banquets, networking opportunities and expositions.
These Rubber Groups also offer scholarships: Blue Ridge (via Virginia Tech), Chicago, Detroit, Energy, Fort Wayne, Los Angeles, Michigan, New England, Ohio and Southern.
Contact Membership Director Heather Maimone at [email protected] for more information.