SOPREMA Continues Investment in Next Generation with Scholarship Program

11-19-2019 | Media

Multiple $5,000 Awards to Support Students Studying Architecture, Engineering, Other Building Envelope Fields

WADSWORTH, Ohio (Nov. 15, 2019) — Industry advancement means more than producing new products, completing challenging projects and developing fresh technologies; it also requires investing in those who will create the improvements.

SOPREMA, Inc., a leader in the roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering waterproofing industries, created the SOPREMA Scholarship as a commitment to the next generation and its continued success and growth in the building envelope industry.

The SOPREMA Scholarship grants $5,000 awards to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, engineering, construction management or similar building envelope fields at accredited four-year colleges or universities.


  • High school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field*.
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.
*Similar field must be applicable to those seeking a career related to the building envelope (i.e. roofing, wall systems, below-grade waterproofing, etc.). Exceptions will be approved by SOPREMA.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to four (4) awards are available. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.


Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record;
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities;
  • honors;
  • work experience;
  • essay;
  • and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

To apply, visit or Applications must be submitted by March 27, 2020, for the 2020-2021 academic year.

If you have questions pertaining to the program, please contact Scholarship America at

The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

About SOPREMA, Inc. 

SOPREMA offers a comprehensive line of roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering solutions combining superior products and systems with decades of proven performance. Our solutions include industry leading SBS-modified bitumen membranes, polymeric PMMA/PMA liquid applied membranes and synthetic single ply PVC membranes. For applications as diverse as roofing, below-grade waterproofing, plaza deck and balcony waterproofing, air and vapor barriers and bridge and parking structures, SOPREMA has the solution. SOPREMA’s relentless pursuit of technological advancement, sustainability and product quality has been known and respected around the world for over 100 years.

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