August 14, 2020 By PrintAction Staff
The Printing United Alliance has announced the recipients of the 2020 Student Scholarship Award program, which grants a total of $50,000 in educational assistance to students studying graphic communications in the 2020-2021 academic year. Among the winners are seven students from Ryerson University.
The awards program is supported by donations from endowment investors and industry leaders through the Printing United Alliance Foundation. It provides support to students in the field that are seeking a career in the printing industry.
To qualify for a scholarship, students must be enrolled to attend a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution Member college or university for the Fall 2020 semester; be registered as a full-time student (12 or more credits); must be committed to pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology or printing management; and maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
“Printing United Alliance is pleased to present these hardworking students with this scholarship award to further support their education as they learn more about how to influence our great industry,” said Ford Bowers, president and CEO, Printing United Alliance. “We are heavily invested in supporting this next generation as they will be utilizing techniques and technology to help move the needle in all areas of operation. We are excited to see what the future brings with these young minds at the helm.”
The 25 recipients of the 2020 Printing United Alliance Scholarship Program are listed below:
Appalachian State University
California Polytechnic University
Illinois State University
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
University of Wisconsin – Stout
For more information about the awards program, visit sgia.org/programs/sgia-scholarships.
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