Student Programs and the Young Members Group
Young Members Group
The Young Members Group offers young professionals and students (age 35 and under in the current year) a place to share their ideas as they relate to the future of the Society. The SVC Strategic Planning Committee is interested in implementing their experiences into the long-range plans for the society.
Young members qualify for a reduced membership of $40 and a significantly discounted TechCon registration fee.
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Student ProgramsStudent Discounts
SVC offers special student rates on membership, TechCon registration, and Tutorial registration fees to full-time students.
Student Sponsorship Program
The SVC Student Sponsorship Program is devoted to being a link between students and the more than 1,500 professionals who attend the Annual SVC Technical Conference. The Student Sponsorship Program provides full travel support and conference registration fees to selected students who are required to make a technical presentation at an SVC TechCon and prepare a manuscript for the Technical Conference Proceedings. Visit the link to the SVC Student Sponsorship Program for details.
The Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation, Inc. (SVC Foundation) supports the charitable, educational, and scientific activities of the Society of Vacuum Coaters. The SVC Foundation and Scholarship program provides scholarships to further the education of individuals entering or already engaged in an undergraduate or graduate tutorial of study important to vacuum coating technology. The Foundation seeks donations from corporations and individuals to support its programs.
SVC Foundation Student Scholarship Program Application Deadline is October 4, 2017. Visit the SVC Foundation Web Site for details.