RPTA SCHOLARSHIP

The Recycled Paperboard Technical Association has established a $5000 scholarship to recognize outstanding students who are interested in the recycled paperboard industry.

 

To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Earn a 3.25 GPA
  • Declare a Paper Engineering or Science major
  • Served (or intend to serve) as a cooperative student or intern at a recycled paperboard mill
  • Comply with applicable requirements for maintaining paper foundation scholarships of your school
  • Comply with applicable scholarship policies of your school

Click here to access the 2018 Scholarship Application form.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY March 9, 2018.

For further information please contact: Jackie Howe at 202.347.9069 or jhowe@rpta.org.

2017 RPTA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Jonathan Fitch, Western Michigan University Chemical Engineering & Paper Engineering Science major awarded 2017 RPTA scholarship.


Pictured, left to right:
Jen Johnson, Paper Engineering Student Mentor and Retention Officer, ChP
Jonathon Fitch
Rusty Miller, Graphic Packaging International/RPTA Trustee

Not pictured:
Brad Kirby, Miami University of Ohio Chemical Engineering major 2017 RPTA Scholarship recipient
Abigail Cortright, Western University Paper Engineering major, 2017 RPTA Research Grant recipient

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

2018 Industry Profile Study
Registration for the 2018 RPTA Industry Profile Study, the annual physical properties benchmarking study is underway. RPTA members who plan to register can find information on the 2018 study including the registration form here.

2018 Production-Technical Seminar
The 2018 RPTA Production Technical Seminar will be co-located with TAPPI's PaperCon in 2018. The 2018 conference will be held in Charlotte, NC the RPTA sessions taking place on April 16-17, 2018. More information on this event can be found here