The PCA Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications - September 6, 2023 - October 6, 2023.

Established in 1978, the PCA Education Foundation Scholarships help further education and professional success.

Scholarships of up to $5,000 are available.

Who Can Apply?

  • Students enrolled in 2-4 year college
  • Professionals engaged in the coatings industry

For questions, please contact Marsha Bass at


  • Application Form: Fill out completely or mark N/A if not applicable.
  • Two current letters of recommendation describing your qualifications that make you a clear choice for a scholarship; letter should describe relationship of author to applicant.
  • Academic transcript: (unofficial copy allowed) a copy of your most recent transcript.
  • Essay: (250 words min.) How this scholarship will benefit your career path

Application Deadline and Notification

  • The Scholarship Committee will make their decision in March 2024.
  • Scholarship recipients will be contacted via mail by April 2024.
  • All applicants will be mailed notice of their final status.

Education Foundation Scholarships