Final Days to Apply for TAPPI Scholarships

Each year, TAPPI is proud to offer multiple scholarship opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students in the pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. There are several Technical Division scholarships totaling nearly $60,000 available for the 2024-2025 academic year. Applications are due Thursday, February 15, 2024. Help spread the word! 

Students pursuing careers in the packaging industry are encouraged to apply for the International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division’s Daniel Siegel Memorial Scholarship, a $7,000 scholarship presented in even-numbered years to a TAPPI Student Chapter member enrolled in a packaging or related major. The scholarship is funded by an endowment from Mica Corporation and the Siegel family.

There’s also the $2,000 TAPPI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship that was established in support of underrepresented populations which include, but are not limited to African American, Native American, Hispanic, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander, LGBTQ+, and People with Disabilities. There are three $2,000 scholarships available this year. 

In addition, the TAPPI Foundation offers the William L. Cullison Scholarship, in amounts of up to $4,000 a year, for undergraduate students entering their third or fourth year, and pursuing a career in pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. 

Direct students to the TAPPI scholarship information page to access scholarship applications and division specific guidelines. Please reach out to the Awards Department at with any questions.