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Early application deadline approaching for AATCC Foundation scholarships

Posted January 14, 2021


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – AATCC Foundation Inc. offers $100,000 in scholarships each year.


Undergraduate and graduate students in textile-related programs at colleges and universities across the country are eligible. Students can apply for multiple scholarships through a single online application form.

Early deadlines for four of these scholarships are rapidly approaching:


The Charles E. Gavin III Family Scholarship is an $8,000 scholarship presented to students attending Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Applications are due February 1, 2021.


The Charles H. Stone Scholarship offers four $6,000 scholarships to juniors and seniors in textile programs at North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles and Clemson University Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Applications are due February 15, 2021.


The AATCC Foundation Piedmont Section Scholarship is a $3,000 scholarship available to textile students currently attending an undergraduate, two-year or four-year educational institution located in the Piedmont Section (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia). Applications are due February 15, 2021.


The Varley Family Textile Technology Scholarship offers a $7,500 scholarship that supports students pursuing a career or performing coursework in textile engineering, chemistry, science or a related discipline at either the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) or Cornell University College of Human Ecology. Applications are due February 15, 2021.


To apply for these scholarships and to see other scholarships available, go to the AATCC Foundation website.


AATCC Foundation Inc. is the charitable arm of AATCC. A large part of the Foundation’s mission is to:

  • promote and support the science and knowledge of textile design, coloration, materials, processing, and testing,

  • promote continued education and provide educational assistance

  • communicate research findings to the general public


The Foundation accomplishes this mission through its offerings of textile undergraduate and graduate scholarships and its student research support grants program. The AATCC Foundation is building the future of textiles.


Source: AATCC

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