Scholarship Overview

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We're pleased to offer several different scholarships for students in the pulp, paper and related industries.  

2023-2024 TAPPI Scholarship Winners

Each year, TAPPI awards nearly $60,000 in scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students in the pulp, paper, packaging and related industries. Meet the 2023-2024 recipients and join us in congratulating them on their accomplishments.

Meet the Recipients

Several of our Technical Divisions offer scholarships totaling over $50,000. We also offer the William L. Cullison Scholarship, an annual scholarship in the amount of $4000 and three $1000 Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Scholarships.

The William L. Cullison Scholarship

The William L. Cullison Scholarship was named in honor of our 5th Executive Director, who was an extraordinary industry leader. This scholarship provides support for students entering their third year of college to pursue an academic path related to a career in the pulp, paper, corrugated and converting industries. Application deadline is Febraury 15.

Learn more about the William L. Cullison Scholarship

Technical Division Scholarships

Our Technical Division Scholarships offer multiple opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students, and we encourage students to apply for all scholarships they might qualify for. Application deadline is Febraury 15

Learn more about all of our Technical Division scholarships and Apply for a TAPPI Scholarship

Additional Scholarships

In addition to these scholarships there is also support for students in packaging curricula through the following resources. 

Joe Dieffenbacher Memorial Engineering Scholarship

Terry S. Paulson Memorial Scholarship 

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Scholarships

FTA Scholarship in Flexographic Printing Processes

The AICC J. Richard Troll Memorial Scholarship

The IoPP Packaging Educational Scholarship Fund

ICPF Scholarships

For more information about our scholarships, please contact us by email at, or by phone at 1-770-209-7246.

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