Industrial Fabrics Foundation Scholarships

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 the 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.

Annual Amount

Textile Industry Engineering Scholarship - $5,000 (one available)

Textile Industry Product Design Scholarship - $5,000 (one available)

Textile Industry Architectural Design Scholarship - $5,000 (one available)

Don Williams Scholarship - $5,000 (one available)

Additional Selection Criteria

Textile Industry Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be enrolled in the below program of study:

  • Chemical Engineering/Material Science Majors
  • Textile Sciences and Engineering
  • Fiber Science
  • Civil Engineering with Geosynthetic Interest
  • Any textile engineering related program

Textile Industry Product Design Scholarship
This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be enrolled in the below program of study:

  • Industrial Design
  • Product Development/Soft Good Design
  • Functional Apparel Design
  • Any textile end-product related program

Textile Industry Architectural Design Scholarship
This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college or university architect or design program. Applicants must be enrolled in the below program of study:

  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Any textile building application related program

Don Williams Scholarship
This scholarship award pays for tuition expenses at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Applicants must be enrolled in the below program of study:

  • Any textile related program


The scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, community service and interest in a future career in the specialty fabrics industry.

Application Process

Entry Requirements

Essay - (500-1000 words)

  • Explaining interest in industrial fabrics industry
  • Work goals
  • Other information you would like the committee to know

Design/Engineering Sample Project:

  • Project description (500 word minimum)
  • 2-5 images/visuals
  • Title
  • Teammates
  • Date Completed

Letters of Recommendation

  • Required: Professor/teacher
  • Recommended if applicable: IFAI Member
    *One letter of recommendation is required from a professor/teacher. A second letter is optional from an IFAI Member



For more information and to apply visit the website below.


Deadline

June 10, 2018

For the application or more information go to:
http://www.indfabfnd.com/scholarships