The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation supports aspiring engineers studying at the University of Maine who are interested in pursuing careers in the paper industry.
Through financial assistance, networking opportunities, and expert guidance and support throughout their academic careers, each student graduates with a competitive advantage—and a job.
The pulp and paper industry is vital for the state of Maine, remaining one of the state’s biggest industries and employers.
The Pulp and Paper Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors to continue to support aspiring engineering students in becoming the next great leaders in the pulp and paper industry.
The paper industry is booming and looking for the next great leaders in engineering.
We’re here to make pursuing an engineering career in the paper industry more accessible for students by covering the cost of college tuition.
We are a unique partnership between industry, students, donors and the University of Maine.
Q: What are the biggest challenges you face in recruitment? A: One of our biggest challenges has been to recruit skilled electrical engineers (EE). Because EEs are in such high demand, and they don’t make up a large portion of pulp and paper scholarship recipients, we...
Did you catch our first Day in the Life series on our Facebook and Instagram stories? Jordon Gregory, class of 2022, took over our social media stories for one day to show everyone what a typical day as a chemical engineering student looks like for her. Jordon...
Q: How did you discover the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation and what attracted you to it? A: I discovered UMPPF through my high school guidance counselor. I knew that I wanted to do some sort of engineering after high school but was not sure what type....
UMaine Pulp + Paper Foundation
5737 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469
217 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469