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Scholarship & Technical Training Opportunities

Posted by Gretchen Cermak Thursday, January 6, 2022 11:19:00 AM

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 1ST - Technical Training & Scholarship Opportunities 

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Rubber Division, ACS offers a Rubber Technology Training Award for an individual already in the rubber industry seeking additional education and opportunities for advancement. Our organization also has three $5,000 undergraduate scholarships available for students who wish to pursue a degree in rubber technology, polymer science or the chemical profession. In addition, local Rubber Groups and industry companies recognize and support the need for financial assistance in obtaining a college degree. 

Undergraduate Scholarships
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 former Connecticut Rubber Group offers a $5,000 Russell Mazzeo Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship. Applicants for these scholarships may have a major area study in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, polymer science or any other technical discipline relevant to the rubber industry. Each winner receives up to $5,000 to put towards educational expenses. Visit to apply.

Rubber Technology Training Award 
The Rubber Technology Training Award provides a $1,250 stipend to rubber industry employees to allow them to attend the events at a spring or fall Rubber Division, ACS meeting in the year they are selected. Events include seminars/workshops, technical presentations, banquets, networking opportunities and expositions. A nomination letter from a Rubber Group is required for this award. Visit to apply.

Rubber Group Scholarships: 
Most of our local Rubber Groups offer scholarships too. Visit to learn about these groups and what they have to offer.