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The WJA Memorial Scholarship Program

                                  Application Deadline: April 30

The Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics Institute is pleased to host a scholarship program supporting freshman engineering students who share the core values FRPI strives to achieve.  FRPI was formed to help uphold a high standard of quality for design, fabrication, installation and inspection of fiberglass related equipment for the water and other industries that employ FRP products.  

This scholarship award opportunity has been made available through the generosity of friends and family of William J. Arthur (“WJA”) and supporters of FRPI in memory of WJA’s fifty years of contribution to the fiberglass industry and integrity as a business leader.  Beyond the humble gentleman he was, WJA represented a consistent high standard of quality in materials and mechanical engineering second to none since he entered the industry in 1958. 

FRPI strives to uphold the values embraced by WJA and is proud to be supported by a membership who shares in this commitment to very high standards of quality throughout North America.  WJA was known as an industry pioneer, whose spirit for quality will live on through the works of FRPI and this scholarship award program. We invite you or someone you know to take advantage of this $1,000 scholarship opportunity. 

Here are the primary award criteria:  High school graduates entering their first year of college as a freshman with a declared major related to engineering at a recognized four (4) year university or college are eligible for the WJA Memorial Scholarship award.  Award candidate must be a full-time student with a full course load.  More information is available on the application.

If you or someone you know is interested, simply download the Scholarship Application from the link provided on this webpage.  Applications are due as stated above, with award recipient notified in the Spring preceding start of school.  Thanks for considering and perhaps sharing this opportunity!

Scholarship Program Changes and Limits of Liability: FRPI reserves the right to change scholarship program policies and procedures or discontinue the program at anytime for any purpose within the terms of the WJA Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund Agreement.  The applicant agrees they submitted their application voluntarily for their own potential benefit.  Scholarship awards are offered in good faith by FRPI in accordance with the policy and procedures stated within the application.  Any and all actions taken in pursuit of the scholarship award offered by FRPI are at the risk of others.  In no event shall FRPI be held liable for any direct, consequential, incidental, special or indirect damages or losses of the applicant arising out of the scholarship(s) offered, awarded or withdrawn by FRPI.  The applicant further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless FRPI and FRPI's members, employees, officers, advisors and directors from and against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, expenses or liabilities (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) arising out of or related to any scholarship(s) offered or awarded to or withdrawn from the applicant by FRPI.

The WJA Memorial Scholarship Program has been established to support college freshman engineering students who share FRPI's core values.  

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