AATC Foundation Promotes Scholarships with Early Application Deadlines

AATC Foundation Promotes Scholarships with Early Application Deadlines

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, January 14, 2021— 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 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 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 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 DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2021

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

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.

AATCC Foundation is building the future of textiles.

About AATCC: AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members in about 60 countries throughout the world.

About AATCC Foundation: Established in 1997, AATCC Foundation, Inc. operates to further the charitable mission of the Association, promoting the science and knowledge of textile design, coloration, materials, processing, and testing through research and education. AATCC Foundation, Inc. seeks ways to develop and promote quality standards throughout the world.

The AATCC Foundation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes and is classified by the US Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c) (3) organization. Your contribution to the AATCC Foundation Inc. may be tax deductible. (Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the NC State Solicitation Licensing Section at +1 888 830 4989. The License is not an endorsement by the State of NC.)

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