The Pulp and Paper Industry Division (PUPID) has established a scholarship to increase interest in the instrumentation and process control components of the pulp and paper industry.  One  USD 2000 scholarship, for either an undergraduate or a graduate student, will be offered for the current school year.  The winner of the scholarship is eligible to apply again the following year on an equal basis with all other candidates.

             Applications will be evaluated based on a number of factors such as academic record, references, and work history.  The ability to demonstrate a significant interest in instrumentation/process control and potential contribution the pulp and paper industry will be of special interest.

              To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, a candidate must be:

             1.      Either a student member, or a dependent of a member of the International Society of Automation.

             2.      Enrolled as an undergraduate leading to a bachelor's in an engineering, science, or pulp & paper program; or a graduate leading to a master's degree in an engineering, science, or pulp & paper program.

         Candidates can download the Application form, complete it, and return it to Patrick J. Dixon, PUPID/ISA Scholarship, PO Box 5468 Lago Vista, Texas 78645, calling (512) 771-3936, or send an e-mail to PDixon@Global-Business.NET. Candidates must submit the following items to the above address, to arrive no later than February 28:

           1.    Completed application form. (Download the application)

             2.      Official transcript from the applicant's university.

             3.      Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's character, interest in the pulp and paper industry, educational accomplishments, school activities and leadership roles.

    Scholarship winners will be notified by April 15.  Unsuccessful candidates will be notified at the same time.


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