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Wells, Hoyt M. and Merdith Graduate Fellowship in Polymer Science
The Hoyt M. and Merdith Wells Graduate Fellowship in Polymer Science was established to provide for an outstanding College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering student who has achieved academic excellence and is pursuing a graduate degree in polymer science. The student must be a U.S. citizen. These funds will be used to offset the cost of books, student travel to technical meetings, and summer support for student living expenses.
This scholarship is funded by Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Wells, friends of The University of Akron and members of the President’s Club of the John R. Buchtel Society. Mr. and Mrs. Wells are longtime members of the Akron Community and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company family. Mr. Wells' career with Goodyear featured involvement in many facets of the company's business and culminated in his serving as president, chief operating officer, and vice chairman of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Mr. Wells also has served as president of The University of Akron Foundation and chairman of the College of Engineering Advancement Council. The Dean of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering and the University Scholarship Committee will select the recipient of this scholarship.