Rubber Division, ACS offers two $5,000 Undergraduate Scholarships to students entering their junior or senior year for the fall-spring academic year. In addition, the Connecticut Rubber Group offers a $5,000 Russell Mazzeo Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship. This award serves to honor the dedication to education and Rubber Division, ACS that Russ showed during his nearly 50 years in the rubber industry. Russ was a research scientist at Uniroyal, until retiring in 2002. His research brought him the distinction of 2 original patents and allowed him to travel the world educating customers on rubber techniques. He was an integral member of the Connecticut Rubber Group, helping to create the Rubber Mixing Course and CRG Scholarship Fund while twice serving as Chairman. He also served as Financial Committee Chair and Area Director. In 2002, Rubber Division, ACS awarded him the Distinguished Service Award for his many years of service.
Rubber Technology Training Award
The Rubber Division’s Rubber Technology Training Award provides a stipend to rubber industry employees to allow them to attend a spring or fall Rubber Division Meeting in the year they are selected. Award winner receives up to $1,250 to attend a Rubber Division spring or fall meeting. At a spring technical meeting awardees are invited to attend on-site seminars and workshops, technical meetings, Science & Technology Awards banquet, and the welcome reception. At a fall expo awardees are invited to attend on-site seminars and workshops, technical sessions, the welcome reception, and visit the expo floor.
Rubber Group Scholarships
All of the links below go to External Web Sites unless otherwise noted.
- Blue Ridge (via Virginia Tech)
- Fort Wayne
- Los Angeles
- New England
Also check out the American Chemical Society's Scholars Program!