Rubber Division, ACS technical training and scholarship opportunities deadline is March 1st

Akron, OH – The Rubber Division, ACS offers a Rubber Technology Training Award for an individual already in the rubber industry seeking additional education and opportunities for advancement. Our organization also has three $5,000 undergraduate scholarships available for students who wish to pursue a degree in rubber technology, polymer science or the chemical profession. In addition, local Rubber Groups and industry companies recognize and support the need for financial assistance in obtaining a college degree.

Undergraduate Scholarships – Rubber Division, ACS offers two $5,000 Undergraduate Scholarships to students entering their junior or senior year for the fall-spring academic year. In addition, the former Connecticut Rubber Group offers a $5,000 Russell Mazzeo Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship.

Applicants for these scholarships may have a major area study in chemistry, physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, polymer science or any other technical discipline relevant to the rubber industry. Each winner receives up to $5,000 to put towards educational expenses.

Rubber Technology Training Award – The Rubber Technology Training Award provides a $1,250 stipend to rubber industry employees to allow them to attend the events at a spring or fall Rubber Division, ACS meeting in the year they are selected. Events include seminars/workshops, technical presentations, banquets, networking opportunities and expositions. A nomination letter from a Rubber Group is required for this award.

Contact Anne-marie Bretzin at for more information or with any questions.