Staples Facility Solutions, part of the business to business arm of Staples, is helping the advancement the facility management profession by presenting a Rochester Institute of Technology student, Tushar Patel, with a scholarship check for $4,000 at the International Facility Management (IFMA) World Workplace 2012 event.

The RIT student received two awards from Staples—the 2012 Facility Management Scholarship and the Staples IFMA Scholarship. In an effort to support this growing and crucial profession, Staples Facility Solutions will be awarding $15,000 in scholarships over the next few months to students around the country studying to become facility managers.