The Dr. David R. Jones IV Scholarship
The David R. Jones annual scholarship is a $1,000 award set up by the Association of Modified Asphalt Producers (AMAP) and funded by AMAP and donations.
All college undergraduates and graduate students that have completed their sophomore year at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply. The applicant should be majoring in a field of study that is related to asphalt technology such as civil engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry or other related major. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and interest in the field of asphalt technology.
The scholarship is named in honor of Dr. David R. Jones IV who served in a variety of capacities throughout his career in the asphalt industry including working for Owens Corning/Trumbull and also at the University of Texas where he was a key part of the Asphalt Research Team responsible for the Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binder Specification. Dave was a member of many industry committees and held 24 asphalt-related patents or patent applications.
The Association of Modified Asphalt Producers is dedicated to the development, production, and use of modified asphalts for highway paving. The association promotes technical research, education, production, and planning assistance. The Association welcomes members from research organizations, polymer production companies, asphalt production companies, contractors, and governmental agencies.
The applicant will be evaluated on the information provided in the application form.
The recipient of the scholarship award will be contacted by the Scholarship committee to arrange for the presentation of the award of $1,000 which will be in the form of a check made out jointly in the name of the recipient and the college or University currently attending.
Students, apply for the scholarship [PDF].
AMAP member companies, donate to the scholarship fund.