Phone: (919) 549-8411
The Pulp and Paper Industry Division of The Instrumentation, Systems, and
Automation Society (ISA) has established a scholarship to increase interest in
the instrumentation and process control components of the pulp and paper
industry. One $2000 scholarship, for either an undergraduate entering
either their junior or senior year or a graduate student, will be offered for
the current school year. The winner of the scholarship in their junior
year is eligible to apply again for their senior year, on an equal basis with
all other candidates.
Selection of the scholarship winners will be based on the Scholarship
Committee's opinion of the candidate's potential contribution to the pulp and
To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, a candidate must be:
1. Either a student member, or a dependent of a
member of the Instrument Society of America.
2. Enrolled as an undergraduate leading to a
bachelor's in an engineering, science, or pulp& paper program or a graduate
leading to a master's degree in a pulp & paper program.
3. A junior or senior during the current school year
or if a graduate student within one year of receiving the Master's degree.
4. Able to demonstrate a significant interest in the
instrumentation/process control component of the pulp and paper industry.
Candidates can download
the Application form complete it and return it to Patrick
J. Dixon, PUPID/ISA Scholarship, 5002 Sundown Lago Vista, Texas 78645, calling
(512) 771-3936, or sending an e-mail to PatJDixon@DPAS-INC.COM.
To apply, candidates must send the following items to the above address, to
arrive no later than February 28:
1. Completed application form. (Download
2. Official transcript from the applicant's
3. Three letters of recommendation from persons
familiar with the applicant's character, interest in the pulp and paper
industry, educational accomplishments, school activities and leadership roles.
Scholarship winners will be notified by April
15. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified at the same time.
Meet The Past Winners
PUPID Scholarship Endowment Agreement
2016 Scholarship Winner - Garrett A. Fisher
2015 Scholarship Winner - Garrett A. Fisher
2014 Scholarship Winner - Jennifer L. Fink
2013 Scholarship Winner - Kayla L. Young
2012 Scholarship Winner - Danielle C. Valdivia
2011 Scholarship Winner - Ryan W. Schuerger
2010 Scholarship Winner - Thomas T. Forte
2009 Scholarship Winner - Not Awarded
2008 Scholarship Winner - Not Awarded
2007 Scholarship Winner - Kyle D. Hutcheson
2006 Scholarship Winner - Not Awarded
2005 Scholarship Winner - Not Awarded
2004 Scholarship Winner - Michael A. Graff
2003 Scholarship Winner - Michael A. Graff
2002 Scholarship Winners - James A. Stockard & Mark L. Lambert