The University of Maine Pulp & Paper Foundation was incorporated in 1952 to provide support for the education and preparation of engineering graduates for challenging and rewarding careers in the pulp and paper and supplier industries. The Foundation is supported by annual gifts from more than 60 companies in 20 states, as well as individual gifts from more than 250 alumni and friends. In addition, the Foundation administers more than 210 endowed scholarship funds established by donors in recognition of their own opportunities and to encourage future students to consider the advantages of joining the paper industry.
How Do I Apply for an Upper Class Pulp & Paper Foundation Scholarship?
Current UMaine Engineering Students (first year, sophomore, junior) complete an application form and submit a letter addressed to the Foundation's Scholarship Committee describing how they have become familiar with the career opportunities and technologies of the pulp and paper industry. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester prior to a scholarship being awarded. These scholarships are valued at $6000 per year.
The application deadline for upper-class students is March 30th for scholarship awards for the next academic year.