Sponsored by PepsiCo
Established in 2012 the IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarships support research undertaken by students in IAPRI member organisations and to allow them to travel to other member organisations to further their research work.
To undertake a research project at IAPRI member universities or research institutions
Graduate students enrolling at the IAPRI member universities/institutes. A graduate student is defined as a student holding a Bachelor degree, and enrolled/registered as pursuing a PhD or Masters-by-research degree.
Minimum of 6 months
One scholarship will be awarded
Applications will be considered by the IAPRI Scholarship Selection Committee based on academic achievements and research potential. Scoring will be against
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applications will be shortlisted and candidates will be invited to the IAPRI conference, hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology in Zhuhai, China in June 2018 to make presentations of their proposals. IAPRI will not provide any financial support for travel or any other expenses relating to attending the ChIna conference. Those candidates unable to travel to China will be asked to create a video presentation of their research proposal. The successful candidate will be selected by IAPRI members at the conference.
The successful candidate will present their findings at the 29th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging, June 2019 hosted by the University of Twente, Netherlands. The candidates will be expected to fund their own travel and expenses to the Netherlands.
Ed Church, IAPRI Secretary General
The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here
IAPRI is pleased to announce that PepsiCo is sponsoring the 2018-2019 IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarship.
PepsiCo had stated this in support of the Scholarship: 'We believe this scholarship will provide a deserving student the critical skills and research experience in the field of packaging, needed for a successful career in a packaging or a consumer products company.'
The scholarship is $7,000 and 6 months with the objective of graduate students travel to a member organisation to undertake research that will enhance their work. We have a number of members who are interested in hosting students and we will help applicants contact potential hosts.
The deadline for submissions is 19th February 2018. Full details will be found at http://iapriweb.org/about-us/iapri-prizes-and-scholarships/