Date: July 18, 2016
Contact: Liz Novak, Director of Marketing and Communications, +913.345.1005
IAPD Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Overland Park, KS — The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) is pleased to announce that 12 recipients have been awarded a 2016 IAPD Scholarship through the IAPD Charitable Foundation. Annual IAPD scholarships are awarded based on a student’s academic achievement, extracurricular activities and financial need.
The following students have been awarded a 2016 IAPD Scholarship:
IAPD member company employees, children of member company employees and students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for polymer sciences are eligible to apply for the IAPD scholarship.
IAPD scholarships are funded by donations from IAPD member companies and individuals in the plastics industry, as well as IAPD and its for-profit subsidiary, Association Services International. Each year, scholarships are awarded in amounts up to $4,500.
About the IAPD Charitable Foundation Scholarship
The IAPD Charitable Foundation was established to develop and administer the annual scholarship program at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to promote the study of polymer sciences. This program benefits both deserving students and academic institutions while also helping to channel outstanding personnel into employment within the plastics industry.
The IAPD Scholarship Program:
To find out how you can support the IAPD Scholarship Program, please contact the IAPD Foundation at +913.345.1005.
The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD),
established in 1956, brings together distributors, fabricators,
manufacturers, manufacturers’ representatives, recyclers and service
providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and
information that help members build their businesses. Every program and
service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our
members increase profitability. Membership in IAPD is an affordable
business investment. IAPD provides training, connections with customers
and suppliers and information about developments that impact the
industry. What makes IAPD unique is a commitment to educating customers
and other key end-users about plastics. In other words, IAPD works with
members to build the demand for plastics. Central to this effort is the
reinforcement of the value of distribution.