PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

Advertisement

PaintSquare


Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


SSPC Increases College Scholarships

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

More items for Program/Project Management
More items from North America

Comment | More

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings will offer more assistance to North American college students in the next academic year, the organization has announced.

The society will increase the number of college scholarships it offers to six from four. The SSPC Board of Governors unanimously endorsed increasing the program's funding to add two scholarships.

U of Akron Corrosion Engineering
University of Akron

The University of Akron calls corrosion engineering "one of the fastest-growing industries." UA's Corrosion Engineering program is the first of its kind in the U.S.

"When the scholarship program was brought up for continued funding, the entire Board agreed that this is one of the best programs we have to get young people interested in SSPC and their possible future careers in corrosion and the use of coatings to mitigate that problem," said SSPC President Ben Fultz.

Applications and Eligibility

College students may apply for one of six $2,500 scholarships beginning this month (January 2014).

Any student who is beginning or continuing his or her education at an institution of higher learning in the U.S. or Canada may apply.

The application may be downloaded here.

Additional Requirements

Candidates must be high school seniors planning to enroll full time or already enrolled full time at an accredited institution of higher learning that offers a three- or four-year curriculum.

U of Akron corrosion engineering

SSPC offers six scholarships for students pursuing three- or four-year higher education programs. The University of Akron's program bachelor of science program is a corrosion-specific core on a science and engineering base.

Applicants must also be a member of SSPC in good standing, or the child or grandchild of an SSPC member in good standing.

In addition to the application, candidates must submit two letters of recommendation, high school or college transcripts, and a personal lettter expressing why they deserve the scholarship and what they plan to do in their field of study.

A panel of three SSPC board members designated by the entire board will choose the recipients.

Pittsburgh, PA-based SSPC is the only non-profit association that is focued on the protection and preservation of concrete, steel and other industrial and marine structures and surfaces through the use of high-performance protective, marine and industrial coatings.

   

Tagged categories: Awards and honors; Coatings education; Corrosion; SSPC

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (1/14/2014, 8:22 AM)

Excellent. I suggested increasing scholarships at the last conference.


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Waterjet Technology Association (WJTA)
 
Click to register today!
 
See the latest automated and handheld UHP waterblasting tools/systems/products. Exhibits, live demos, educational sessions, waterjet short course, networking.
 

 
Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
 
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
 
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.
 

 
Safway Services
 
Safeguard Assets. Ensure Productivity. HAKI®
 
Protect assets and equipment. Keep facilities open and operational. Maintain schedules regardless of weather. Ensure smooth and continuous production. Easy to erect. Safway is the primary distributor of HAKI® products including HAKISPAN and HAKITEC® 750 – in North America.
 

 
SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
 
Coatings Adhesion Testers
 
The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!
 

 
W Abrasives
 
How to reduce your blasting cost ?
 
W Abrasives is able to reduce the global blasting cost to its customers by offering specific ranges of products and technical support dedicated to their application.
 

 
SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
 
http://www.sspc.org/
 
Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !
 

 
Termarust Technologies
 
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion
 
Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.
 

 
Tnemec Company, Inc.
 
Cast Your Vote Now!
 
Tnemec’s annual Tank of the Year competition is accepting votes for the ‘People’s Choice’ water tank. Click above to learn more or to submit your ballot.
 

 
US Minerals
 
Hit Harder. Clean Faster.
 
Black Diamond abrasive products are the toughest, most effective blasting media and supply the superior power you need to get any job done.
 

 
Harsco
 
BLACK BEAUTY® App
 
Download the free app for BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives. Explore all the features from the palm of your hand.
Toll Free: 1-888-733-3646
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us