Scholarships

The NJPEC has awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships!

NJPEC awarded $25,000 in scholarships in 2019, of which $17,500 went to the Rutgers School of Packaging Engineering. The other schools receiving scholarship awards were Michigan State and Clemson.

The winners are recognized at the annual NJPEC Scholarship Awards Dinner.

If you have any questions about the scholarships or submission procedures, please contact the Scholarship Chair, Steve Chapman at scholarship@njpec.com

Below are the current NJPEC scholarship programs.

NJPEC Scholarships

Applications & Information for 2021 will be posted at a later date.

The NJPEC annually awards scholarships to promising college students who are enrolled in a packaging science or packaging engineering curriculum.  Scholarship recipients receive free special NJPEC membership status for two years.

Dr. Frederick Rimmele Memorial Scholarship **Exclusive to NJPEC Family Members**

Applications & Information for 2021 will be posted at a later date.

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Frederick Rimmele, son of NJPEC past president Frederick C. Rimmele, Jr., and Marilyn Rimmele. Dr. Rimmele was a victim of the World Trade Center atrocity on September 11, 2001. The scholarship was established in 2001 and is intended to be awarded annually to a deserving NJPEC family member for as long as the NJPEC is in existence.

The Vincent T. Brady Memorial Scholarship

Applications & Information for 2021 will be posted at a later date.

The Brady family of Brad-Pak Enterprises sponsors this award in honor of their father.  It is awarded to a full-time college student in a field of study related to packaging.

The Internal Revenue Service has determined that NJPEC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  All donations are fully tax-deductible, less the amount of any goods or services received by the donor.