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 paper industry.

              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 the application)

             2.      Official transcript from the applicant's university.

             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.


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