Industrial Fabrics Foundation announces student scholarship winners

Published On: October 6, 2015Categories: Industry News, News

Anaheim, Calif. Oct. 6, 2015—The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) student scholarship award winners were announced today at the 2015 Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo in Anaheim, Calif.

The scholarships provide tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students interested in a career in the specialty fabrics or advanced textiles industries. The recipients:

The Don Williams IFF Student Scholarship recipient, Sarah Haas, is a student at Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pa. Haas is pursuing a master’s of science degree in textile sciences and engineering. The Williams Scholarship is funded by IFF.

The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA) Student Scholarship recipient, Kathryn White, is a student at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. White is pursuing an undergraduate degree in graphic design and visual communication. The scholarship is funded by FGA, a division of IFAI.

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) Member Scholarship recipient, Laura Teter, is a student at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio. Teter is employed by IFAI member company, Miller Weldmaster Corp. The scholarship is funded by GMA, a division of IFAI.

The IFAI Member Scholarship recipient, Melina Connor, is a student at Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla. Connor is currently employed by IFAI member, Trivantage LLC, and is pursuing a degree in supervision and management. The scholarship is funded by IFAI.

The Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) Scholarship recipient, Amatullah Foushee, is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, N.Y. Foushee is pursuing a degree in textile development and marketing. The scholarship is funded by NFI, a division of IFAI.

The IFF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to education and research in specialty fabrics. For more information, contact Linden Wicklund, IFF managing director, 651 225 6920,

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is the world’s leading and longest-running specialty fabrics trade organization since 1912, with more than 1,500 member companies located in 55 countries. IFAI publishes market-specific magazines and organizes global industry events,