The Western Plastics Pioneers has established a scholarship program to provide monetary awards to undergraduate students enrolled in four year universities, two year community colleges, or trade schools. To qualify, the applicant must be attending schools in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah or Washington.
The scholarship program will be managed by the SPE Foundation with offices in Newton, Connecticut. The Foundation will include information on their website and prepare literature to be sent to various schools and publications. Students who have demonstrated or expressed an interest in the plastics industry and are taking courses that will be beneficial to their career in the plastics industry will be considered for the scholarship. The Western Plastics Pioneers scholarship program was established to further the education of plastics and technology by students in these fields.