WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY  |   DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL AND PAPER ENGINEERING

Application for Scholarship Award

PTF scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis. Applications must be completed for each academic year a student would like to be considered for an award with awards deposits occurring at the beginning of each semester. Applications are available online or in the ChP department and Foundation office.

Download Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application Process for New and Transfer Students

PTF scholarship applicants who are eligibility for an award will be processed according to the following timeframe:

  • December month end
    Top 20 students accepted based upon ACT composite score; the balance are placed on a waiting list.
  • January month end
    Top 10 students accepted based upon non-weighted essay score and ACT composite score; the balance are placed on a waiting list.
  • February month end
    Top 10 students accepted based upon non-weighted essay score and ACT composite score; the balance are placed on a waiting list.

Wait List Process

New/transfer students beyond the first 40 accepted will be awarded on a funds available basis. The decision will be made by the PTF Scholarship Review Committee each August. Wait list applicants will be awarded based upon a total score according to the following method:

ACT score (50%) + Essay score (30%) + application month score (20%) = Total Score Application Month Score

MonthPoint Value
Dec. month end12
Jan. month end8
Feb. month end4
March-Aug. month end0

Mail your completed application to:

Paper Technology Foundation Inc.
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5438
Fax: (269) 276-3535

Photo of the Fall 2014 PTF Scholarship Recipients at the Annual Banquet
Fall 2014 PTF Scholarship Recipients at the Annual Banquet

Application Deadlines

For continuing students:
FALL 2015/SPRING 2016:   Friday, April 10, 2015
FALL 2016/SPRING 2017:   Friday, April 15, 2016
     
For new and transfer students:
FALL 2015:   Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
FALL 2016:   Friday, Feb. 26, 2016