Believing strongly that today's students are tomorrow's leaders, the Foundation endowed the William L. Cullison Scholarship fund in honor of TAPPI's fifth Executive Director, an extraordinary industry leader. Attracting talented young people to future careers in the pulp and paper, corrugated container, or polymers, laminations, adhesives, coatings and extrusion industries is the cornerstone to building a highly skilled workforce and a technically advanced industry. This scholarship provides an inviting incentive for students entering their third year of college to pursue an academic path related to this vital work.
Potential candidates must meet ALL of the following criteria for eligibility:
-Candidates are undergraduate students with a major in a pulp and paper science course of study at a college/university
-Candidates must have completed at least one full undergraduate academic year of studies. Most candidates apply during the second semester of their second full academic year
-Maintain a 3.5 grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale) through the first two years in a four or five year program
-Demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities
-Demonstrate significant interest in the pulp and paper industry which could include listing previous, current or future industry internships
-Financial need is not a requirement for eligibility
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.