SPE Eastern New England Seciton Annual Scholarship For the 2019–2020 School Year

The SPE Eastern New England Section offers several scholarships each year to undergraduate students in programs related to Plastics Engineering such as Plastics Engineering, Polymer Science, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering Technology as well as post- secondary fields such as mold making, who have demonstrated an interest in the plastics industry. This year, the Eastern New England SPE will be awarding three scholarships (3), at levels of $3,000, $1,000 and $1,000, for a total of $5,000. Eligible students must be pursuing a degree, a minor, or a structured training program that is applicable to a possible career in the plastics industry. All applicants must be in good standing with their colleges or training institution. Financial need will be considered for each scholarship.

Applications must be received by February 25, 2019. Awards will be made by May 17, 2019.

General Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be residents of a New England state or be enrolled in a New England educational institution.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in a four-yearcollege program, a two year college program, or a two year technical program.
  3. Applicants must have completed at least the first year of their program (sophomores throughseniors).
  4. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in some aspect of the plasticsindustry.
  5. Applicants must be majoring in or taking courses that are beneficial to a career inthe plastics/polymer industry.
  6. Applicants must be in good academic standing with theirschools.
  7. Financial need of applicants will be considered for all scholarshipsawarded.

How to Apply:
Applicants must complete an application and return it to the SPE – ENE Chapter by February 25, 2019.

    The application submitted must include the following:

  1. A completed application form (attached)
  2. A copy of your college transcript for the past school year
  3. A resume noting items like school and community activities, awards and honors, previous employment information, and any other plastics specific items ofinterest
  4. A brief statement (no more than three pages) explaining (1) why you are applying for the scholarship, (2) why youconsider yourself a good candidate, (3) your educational and career goals in the plastics industry, and (4) how would a scholarship help you/what it would allow you to accomplish
  5. Whether or not you are affiliated with SPE. If so, please provide your member number in your application package

Please Submit Completed Applications to Mr. Matthew Curran:

By Email to:

By US Mail to:
Matthew Curran
Scholarship Chair, SPE ENE
34 Rocky Pond Road
Brookline, NH 03033