Securing the Industry’s Future by Supporting Students

The TAPPI Foundation supports TAPPI’s mission by encouraging students to choose careers in the pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries. The Foundation’s focus on students includes funding scholarships, supporting the annual Student Summit, and providing assistance to Student Chapters.


The TAPPI Foundation awards theW. L. Cullison Scholarshipeach year to a student entering their third year of college and seeking a career in the paper and converting industry. This two-year scholarship is worth $4000 per year and is named in honor of former TAPPI Executive Director William L. Cullision.

TAPPI’s Technical Division Scholarships provide up to $50,000 each year to deserving students. Go to theTAPPI Scholarshippage for information and applications.

Student Summit


Student Chapters


TAPPI Awards

In addition to its work with students, the Foundation’s endowments provide funding for several prestigious TAPPI awards including theGunnar Nicholson Gold Medal, theHerman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award, and numerousDivision Technical AwardsandDivision Leadership and Service Awards.

Support the Foundation

Individuals and companies can support the important work of the TAPPI Foundation by making tax deductible contributions. Individuals are encouraged to seek matching funds from their corporate employers where possible. Contribute today!

Additional Information

Contact Larry Montague at +1-770-209-7227 or[email protected]to find out more about the TAPPI Foundation.