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IFF
OUR SCHOLARSHIPS - PROMOTING EDUCATION

Applications are now open!

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the specialty fabrics industry, nine scholarships are available for the 2015-16 academic year, giving a total of $21,000 in tuition to students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities, or technical schools.

Deadline is June 5, 2015

Questions? Contact Brianna Watke at +1 651 225 6948 or blwatke@ifai.com.

General Information

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) awards several scholarships each year to students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools.  The applications are available each January with the submission deadline in June for use in the following school year.  Scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition.  The IFF Board of Directors holds responsibility for application review and scholarship awards. 

Don Williams IFF Student Scholarship - $3000 (one available)

This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college, university, or technical school textile or textile-related program.  Applicants must be enrolled in a textile or textile-related program of study.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the specialty fabrics industry.  The Don Williams IFF Student Scholarship awards are named in honor of Don Williams, 1998-1999 IFAI Board of Directors chairman, who was instrumental in establishing the IFF scholarship program.

IFAI Member Scholarship - $3000 (one available)

This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the specialty fabrics industry.  To qualify for the IFAI Member Scholarship award, applicants must be employed by or related to an employee of an IFAI member company.

In addition to these IFF-funded scholarships, market segment scholarships are made available through IFF by IFAI Divisions. 

Advanced Textile Products (ATP)  Member Scholarship - $1500 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the safety and technical fabrics industry and specialty fabrics industry.  To qualify for the ATP Member Scholarship award, applicants must be employed by or related to an employee of an ATP member company.  This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Advanced Textile Products division of IFAI.

Architect Student Scholarship - $3000 (one available)

This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college or university architect program.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the specialty fabrics industry. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in a college or university architect program. This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Fabric Structures Association (FSA), a division of IFAI.

Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) Scholarship - $2000 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the fabric graphics industry.  To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in a college or university program focusing in fabric graphics. This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Fabric Graphics Association (FGA), a division of IFAI.

Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) Member Scholarship - $1000 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a career path which includes the development, specification, or application of technical textiles.  To qualify for the GMA Member Scholarship award, applicants must be employed by or related to an employee of a GMA member company.  This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Geosynthetic Materials Association, a division of IFAI.

Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Member Scholarship - $2000 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the specialty fabrics industry.  To qualify for the MFA Member Scholarship award, applicants must be employed by or related to an employee of an MFA member company.  This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), a division of IFAI.

Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) Scholarship - $3000 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the narrow fabrics industry and specialty fabrics industry.  Applicants do not need to be connected with a member of NFI. This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Narrow Fabrics Institute of IFAI.

Tent Rental Division of IFAI (TRD) Member Scholarship - $2500 (one available)

This scholarship award provides tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school.  The scholarship recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service, and interest in a future career in the commercial tent rental and specialty fabrics industry.  To qualify for the TRD Member Scholarship award, applicants must be employed by or related to an employee of a TRD member company.  This scholarship is funded by a donation from the Tent Rental Division of IFAI.

 

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) is the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of the industrial fabrics industry,
dedicated to education and research in specialty fabrics. 

Industrial Fabrics Foundation

Linden Wicklund, Managing Director

1801 County Rd B West

Roseville MN  55113   USA

Phone:  +1 651 225 6920  Fax:  +1 651 631 9334

Email:  llwicklund@ifai.com