Plastics & Rubber Engineering Technology Programs Scholarships

Below are scholarships available to students enrolled in Plastics & Rubber Engineering Technology Programs at Ferris State University.

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Chase Plastics Annual Scholarship

Two scholarships awarded for $1,500 each 

  • Full-time junior or senior enrolled in the Plastics Engineering Technology program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional requirements: Must be a member of the student chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and/or professional and leadership organizations on and off campus; must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in plastics engineering.

 

Cory Myrie Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time junior or senior majoring in the Plastics Engineering Technology program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional requirements:  minority students or under represented populations preferred.

 

Frank Marra Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time sophomore, junior or senior in the plastics program
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial is not considered
  • Additional criteria: student must demonstrate leadership and innovation potential through involvement on campus or community activities.
  • Student must be an active participant in the Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers or the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

 

Frank and Mildred Justin Memorial Plastics Engineering Endowment Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time junior or senior enrolled in the plastics engineering program
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional criteria: A candidate shall be a citizen of the United States of America and be a resident of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota or Wisconsin

  

Henry Tschappat Memorial Leadership Award Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time student(s) enrolled in the plastics program
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional criteria: the recipient(s) need to present at a polymer industry conference. This activity may be in the form of a paper, poster, Powerpoint presentation or group presentation or other format that becomes the standard for determining achievement in the future.
  • Student must be an active participant in the Chapter of the Society of Plastics Engineers or the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

 

Rhein Chemie Annual Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually 

  • Full-time sophomore, juniors and seniors enrolled the rubber program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional criteria: Must be a member of the Ferris State Rubber Group; must demonstrate dedication to the rubber industry. Preference given to the Rubber program.
      


*As determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid


Contact:  Plastics and Rubber program office @ 231-591-2640


Outside Plastics & Rubber Engineering Technology Scholarships

“Outside scholarships” are not managed by Ferris State University. However, it is our intent to make students aware of additional funding opportunities. If you have questions regarding a scholarship listed below, please contact their administrator directly.

American Chemical Society, Rubber Division Scholarship
http://www.rubber.org

Avon Automotive Rubber Scholarship
http://www.avonauto.com

General Motors Foundation
Buick Achievers Scholarship   

Freudenburg NOK Scholarship
http://www.4spe.org/

International Association of Plastics Distributors Scholarship
http://www.iapdfoundation.org  

Plastics Institute of America Scholarship
http://www.plasticsinstitute.org

Society of Plastics Engineers, Blowmolding Division Scholarship
http://www.blowmoldingdivision.org

Society of Plastics Engineers Foundation Scholarship
www.4spe.org/spe-foundation

Society of Plastics Engineers West Michigan Section - Sponsor Scholarship
www.spewestmichigan.org/

West Michigan Rubber Group Scholarship
http://www.rubber.org