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The ACIL Scholarship Alliance, a division of the Independent Laboratories Institute, helps to ensure future generations of skilled employees for the laboratory testing community. Finding and keeping qualified technical personnel is a constant challenge for our industry. It has been an honor for the ACIL Scholarship Alliance to be able to offer annual scholarships to several students to help further their careers.  We regret to announce that we are no longer able to offer this scholarship and want to congratulate all the past winners and thank all who have submitted applications in the past.

2017 ILI Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to John Brandt, Alexandra J. Smith, and Pamela Schleissner for winning the 2017 ILI scholarship. Both Mr. Brandt and Ms. Smith attend Yale University and major in Environmental Science, while Ms. Schleissner attends University of California, Santa Cruz and majors in Physical Chemistry. They were chosen from the 42 applications submitted. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner.

2016 ILI Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Matthew Gentry, Lilia Miller, and Amy Plechacek for winning the 2016 ILI scholarship. Mr. Gentry attends University of Massachusetts Amherst and majors in Chemistry and Physics, while Ms. Miller attends Central Connecticut State University and majors in Civil Engineering, and Ms. Plechacek attends Virginia Tech and majors in Geosciences. They were chosen from the 53 applications submitted. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner. Information about the 2017 Scholarship will be posted in January.

2015 ILI Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to David Beahr, Rocio Rossi, and  Wenshi Zhang for winning the 2015 ILI scholarship. Mr. Beahr attends West Virginia University and majors in Petroleum Engineering, while Ms. Rossi attends Catholic University of America and majors in Physics, and Mr. Zhang attends the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and majors in Chemical Engineering. They were chosen from 58 applications submitted. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner. Information about the 2016 Scholarship will be posted in January. 

2014 ILI Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Frank Cooley IV and Abel Crean for winning the 2014 ILI scholarship. Mr. Cooley attends the University of Texas at Arlington and majors in Environmental Biology, while Mr. Crean attends Florida International University and majors in Civil Engineering. They were chosen from 65 applications submitted. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner. Information about the 2015 Scholarship will be posted in January.

2013 ILI Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Thomas Frey and Alan Swartz for winning the 2012 ILI scholarship. Thomas Frey attends Washington Engineering Institute and majors in Civil Engineering Technology, while Alan Swartz attends Roosevelt University and majors in Chemistry.  They were chosen from 73 applications submitted. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner. Information about the 2014 Scholarship will be posted in January.
2012 ILI Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Matthew J. Purvis, an electrical engineering major at North Carolina State University, for winning the 2012 ILI scholarship. He was chosen from 88 applications submitted, up 56 percent from 2011. Thank you to all applicants and for the Scholarship Alliance Selection Committee's hard work to choose the winner. Information about the 2013 Scholarship will be posted in January.