Who We Are

Through our program, students graduate debt-free, experienced, and with job offers already in place, and industry leaders hire well-educated engineering students and leaders.

The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation recruits, financially supports and prepares talented engineering students to become the next great leaders in the pulp and paper industry, while also helping to meet the workforce needs of the industry.

The oldest pulp and paper foundation in America and a pioneer of the first program in the country to study pulp and paper engineering, we award more than 100 full or partial tuition scholarships annually and are represented by the most alumni in the industry.

Leading a partnership between the University of Maine, the paper industry, foundation alumni and aspiring engineering students. We are the bridge between academia, students and employers.

Our Values

Foster Future Leaders

Recruit, inspire and prepare world-class engineering students by supporting their curiosity, appreciating their individuality and promoting their learning.

Champion the Industry

Our dedication to the heritage and continued success of the pulp and paper industry in Maine is unwavering.

Support Every Student

Encourage and promote excellence by creating an environment where all students are academically and emotionally nurtured.

Create Camaraderie

We build strong relationships between students, faculty and industry leaders based on respect and integrity so all may flourish.

UMaine Pulp + Paper Foundation


5737 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469

217 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469