2020 Tom Bacon Memorial Scholarship Application

Please use the form below to submit your application for the Tom Bacon Memorial Scholarship. Candidates for the Scholarship must be enrolled as of Fall 2020. Questions? Contact Paige Jarvi at 571-287-6818 or email [email protected].

Candidates for the Tom Bacon Memorial Scholarship must meet the below criteria:

  • Be an employee or a family member of an employee at a member company that is in good standing with the Contract Packaging Association.
  • Student must be enrolled in at an accredited two- or four- year college, university or vocational/technical school in a course of study relevant to business- or business-related field with preference given to packaging curriculum.
  • Winner(s) of the CPA technical scholarship are not eligible.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.

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Two letters of recommendation from instructors or supervisor/manager that are not related to you or members of the Contract Packaging Association who have knowledge of your academic achievements and can comment on your academic motivation and character (including potential to excel, self-motivation, etc.).

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Provide a detailed narrative description of your academic and career goals for the future. Please include some comments on why you believe you are suited to achieve these goals. Outline for the Selection Committee any events that led you in this particular direction. This essay may be no longer than 500 words.