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.


Lucrative Opportunities in the Industry

Lucrative Opportunities in the Industry

The pulp and paper industry is looking for you! In a previous post about industry myths, we discussed that the industry is (spoiler alert) not dying but rather growing and evolving. Many companies within the industry all around the world are looking for candidates...

Alumni Questionnaire: Lucas Preble

Alumni Questionnaire: Lucas Preble

Q: You are currently transitioning to your new role at ND Paper. Before starting at ND Paper you were a paper machine assistant Superintendent at PCA, what were your responsibilities in that role? A: I monitored paper machine cleanliness to maximize uptime and ensure...

UMaine Pulp + Paper Foundation


5737 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469

217 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469