Packaging Scholarship Application Information
The Packaging Scholarship form is active! APPLY TODAY!
Packaging students received over $130,000 in scholarships during the 2022-2023 school year! Multiple Scholarships are available through the School of Packaging and eligibility varies. You may apply for more than one scholarship with this single application. Apply only for scholarships for which you are eligible. Award amounts may vary among scholarships, semesters and years. This application is kept on file for the entire academic year.
Scholarships are based on many factors including: academic scholarship, community involvement, packaging study abroad, merit and financial need, so all students are encouraged to apply. You must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Packaging with good academic standing and enrolled for the coming Fall 2022 and/or spring 2023.
The deadline for the 2023-2024 Scholarship Application is September 11th, 2023 by 11:59:pm. Please follow submission instructions on the application.
NO LATE APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED, NO EXCEPTIONS
You will be asked to provide dollar amounts of financial aid.
You must submit supporting documentation (described below) as a separate file(s).
General Scholarship Application Essay
Submit a 800-900 word essay (PDF FORMAT) with your name in the top right corner of each page and must include a title page.Title Essay: (LastName_FirstName_Year.pdf) for an example (Spartan_Sparty_GR.pdf) Freshmen: FR, Sophomore: SO, Junior: JR, Senior: SR, Graduate Student: GR
Prompt: Select three companies from different industries within Packaging that you would like to work with in the future.
- Include the company name, why you are interested in that company, what motivates you to want to work with the company based on their efforts in sustainability, DEI, brand development, innovation and industry involvement.
- How will you use your understanding and knowledge of the packaging industry to advance the profession?
- What skills are critical to Packaging Professionals in the future?
Please submit your college or university transcripts if you are an incoming students ONLY who have not completed courses before fall 2021
Resume or CV Submission:
Submit your most recent CV or resume (PDF FORMAT)
Title Resume/CV: (LastName_FirstName_resume.pdf) for an example (Spartan_Sparty_resume.pdf)
Please note: If the files are not submitted correctly, you will not be eligible for scholarship consideration.
Published on April 17, 2023
Congratulations to the School of Packaging 2023 student scholarship recipients
Published on April 19, 2022
The MSU School of Packaging awarded student scholarships at its Packaging Celebration on April 19.
Published on May 4, 2021
The MSU School of Packaging awarded 82 student scholarships at its Virtual Packaging Banquet in April.