2020 Scholarship Application

The Recycled Paperboard Technical Association invites you to apply for the RPTA Scholarship, recognizing outstanding students who are interested in the recycled paperboard industry.

To qualify, a student must earn at least a 3.25 GPA, have declared a major in paper engineering or science, and have served or will serve as a cooperative student or intern at a recycled paperboard mill. In addition, the student must complete a short essay explaining his/her interest in the recycled paperboard industry.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY March 6, 2020.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Please note that you will be asked to upload your resumé, a copy of your grade transcript, your essay, and up to three other relevant documents (optional) that would demonstrate your interest in the recycled paperboard industry when you submit this form.

Please have all your materials available prior to filling out this form. You will not be able to edit the form once you submit.

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RPTA Awards 2020 Student Scholarships
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Members can access the Profile Study reports from prior years by clicking here.

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For a complete list of certified mills, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 Fall Webinar
White Water Pre-Treatment: Control of Dissolved Organics, Biocide Usage, and VFA Production Control

with presentations by Ryan Coda, Voith Meri; Tom Murphy, Liberty Paper; and Jamie Cutcher, Grief.

October 14, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.

REGISTER HERE

Please join us to learn about another technology tool to lower cost, improve product quality and/or meet mill regulatory requirements

The webinar will be moderated by Dana Pelletier, Greif, our current RPTA Operating Board Chairperson.

2021 Winter Webinar
Early next year, the Operating Board will host a webinar on Webinar Winder Safety – What You Need to Know
planned for January 27, 2021

2021 Production – Technical Seminar
The 2021 RPTA Production-Technical Seminar will be co-located with TappiCon 2021 on April 26-27, 2021 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

The draft program can be viewed here. It is the program planned originally for 2020 and will be updated as appropriate.