February 10, 2021 By PrintAction Staff
The Printing United Alliance (PUA) recently announced that its popular Student Scholarship Award Program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year.
The scholarships, which are supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, provide awards of $2,000 to 25 students studying graphic communications, amounting to $50,000 in educational assistance.
“Printing United Alliance is committed to supporting those students wishing to join the printing and graphic arts industry and is proud to extend whatever resources necessary to ensure those students have the proper funds to do so,” said Ford Bowers, CEO. “Each year that our program is offered we are inspired by the enthusiasm and interest by some of the foremost talent that will undoubtedly contribute to innovation for the future.”
In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
- Currently attend a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution Member school;
- Enrolled to attend a college/university for the Fall 2021 semester as a full-time student (registered for 12 or more credits);
- Committed to pursuing a career in printing or graphic communications;
- Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale.
The deadline to submit a scholarship application is April 30, 2021. Applications are judged on a combination of the following: scholastic achievement, application essay, participation in extracurricular activities, achievements earned and awards received, work experience, and academic and professional recommendations.
Those interested can find more information and apply here.
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