Who Can Apply: The Contract Packaging Association is the national, nonprofit trade organization for the Contract Packaging industry. Formed in 1992 for contract packaging firms and those businesses related to them, CPA promotes the growth and welfare of member firms through its industry exposure and programs.
The CPA is committed to supporting individuals who are looking to improve their professional background and or increase their skill set in the packaging world. Certification Scholarships are open to employees and family members of employees whose sponsor is a current member of the CPA in good standing. These scholarships are designed to provide additional support to industry professionals looking to enhance their skillsets in order to advance in the industry. Scholarships are awarded throughout the year once proof of registration for a certificate program or class is provided to the CPA and reviewed by the scholarship judges.
Applicants for these scholarships must:
• Sponsored by a CPA member in good standing with the Association within the United States and Canada (via a supporting-letter providing applicant-relationship)
• Applicant will be pursuing a continuing education program certificate/class at a university, vocational, or technical school in a field related to Packaging and must be able to provide proof of registration
Submission: ESSAY: “What do you hope to achieve once you go into the packaging/supply chain industry, and what personal traits do you think will make you stand out to our judges and the packaging community in the future?”
Deadline: August 1, 2023