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SUPPORTING THE

FURTHER EDUCATION

FOR THOSE IN THE VACUUM COATING INDUSTRY

OUR MISSION

Striving to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of our students.

One of the SVC’s long-term goals has always been to support charitable, educational, and scientific activities. As its first initiative, the Foundation created a scholarship program aimed at supporting enterprising students and practitioners who have an interest in furthering their education in the field of vacuum coating technology. 

The Foundation also grants travel awards to students to attend and present technical papers at the annual SVC Technical Symposium. More recently, the Foundation created a scholarship for those already in industry.  Since its inception, these programs have combined to award over $380,000 to students and technical staff from around the world.

$ 430K AWARDED
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155+ SCHOLARSHIPS
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28+ COUNTRIES
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EVENTS

April 30 – May 5, 2022

SVC Techcon

Long Beach, California

May 3, 2022

16th Annual SVCF 5K
Run/Walk

We plan to host our annual 5K run in Long Beach on May 3, but with the success of the 2021 Virtual Run, we will host this again for 2022 as well.  More information coming soon.

May 3, 2022, 6-9PM

Casino Night

The SVC Foundation Casino Night returns in Long Beach at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel.

SPONSORSHIP
OPPORTUNITIES

We are planning our Events for 2022 and hope to see you all in Long Beach!

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

2022 Academic Scholarship

Vojislav Medic

University of Nebraska | Helen & Rolf Illsley Scholarship

2022 Academic Scholarship

Fahmida Azmi

McMaster University | SVC-F Scholarship

2022 Academic Scholarship

Behnam Moeini

Brigham Young University | John B. Fenn Sr. Scholarship

2022 Academic Scholarship

Sarah Chowdhury

Purdue University | J.A. Woollam Company Scholarship

2022 Academic Scholarship

Anton Zubayer

Linkoping University | Clark & Karen Bright Endowed Scholarship Honoring Angus Macleod

2022 Academic Scholarship

Swetapadma Sahoo

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | J.A. Woollam Company Scholarship

2022 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Jannatul Mousumi

University of Central Florida | Bernard Henry AIMCAL-SVC Scholarship

2022 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Natalie Page

Rowan University | SVC-F Scholarship

2022 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Kamal Rudra

University of Michigan | J.A. Woollam Company Scholarship

2020 INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP

Wesley Hood

Vergason Technology | Cardinal Glass Scholarship

2020 INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP

Ben Pearce

Viracon | Mike Plaisted Memorial Scholarship

2020 INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP

Carlos Lopez, Jr.

SWRI | Dean & Connie Plaisted Scholarship

2020 INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP

Phil Oliver

Cardinal CG | Jim Colbridge Memorial Scholarship

Ways To Support The SVC Foundation

Make a
Cash Donation

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