The Industrial Fabrics Foundation announces $28,500 in scholarship awards available

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation's (IFF) 2013 scholarship applications are now available. Deadline for applications is May 17, 2013.

The scholarship awards cover tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students interested in a career in the specialty fabrics industry or are otherwise associated with the industry.

The scholarships available are as follows:

In total, $28,500 is available to be awarded in the 2013 IFF scholarship program. Member scholarships are available to employees and family members of employees of companies that are members of the Industrial Fabrics Association International and its various Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

Financial need, academic achievement, community service and studies related to a career in the specialty fabrics industry are considered in the selection process.

Please make all of your employees aware of the scholarships they are eligible for.

IFF is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to education and research in the specialty fabrics industry. While incorporated as a separate corporation, IFF serves as the philanthropic arm of the Industrial Fabrics Association International. For information about the Industrial Fabrics Foundation or its various programs, contact Linden Wicklund at

About IFAI
The Industrial Fabrics Association International is the largest and longest-running textile trade organization in the world.

Celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2012, IFAI publishes six market-specific magazines in print and online; organizes industry events such as IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo and the Advanced Textiles Conference & Trade Show 2013 (Orlando, Oct 23 -25, 2013); and supports the growth of nearly 1,900 member companies located in 54 countries.