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: How long have you been involved with UMPPF and what do you do there? A: I attended Consider Engineering as a high school junior in 1994 and then applied for a Foundation full tuition scholarship to study Chemical Engineering. Now I’m the President of the...
Q: How did you discover the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation and what attracted you to it? A: I discovered the Pulp and Paper Foundation during my junior year of high school. What attracted me to the foundation was the opportunities that they provide...
The pulp and paper industry was cool before many of us were ever born. Yes, it’s that old. Not only was it cool by providing Mainers and immigrants a means to provide for themselves and their families, but it was also high-tech, forward-thinking and environmentally...
UMaine Pulp + Paper Foundation
5737 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469
217 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469