Printing Industry Scholarships
Here are some of the Printing Industry scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Who may apply?
Artists and art students in the early or developmental stage of their career, who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpting, or printmaking and demonstrate a commitment to making art a lifetime career.
Grantees who have complied with the terms and conditions of a grant previously awarded to them by the Foundation may apply for a second or third grant one year after the award of their previous grant.
Applicants who have previously applied for but who have not received a grant may reapply after two years.
The foundation does not accept applications from commercial artists, photographers, video artists, and filmmakers, craft makers or any artist whose work falls primarily into these categories.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of submitting their application.
Foundation welcomes applications throughout the year. First-time applicants may apply at any time after their 18th birthday.
Monies from the Fund are granted to students who meet all of the following criteria:
Must be enrolled in or plan to be enrolled in the first year of an approved program.
Must be enrolled for a minimum of two years, on a full-time basis, in a printing management or technical program (not art or design) in a post-secondary Canadian school
Must have a high school grade of at least 75% if applying for a college program, or at least 80% if applying for a university program. If transferring from a college or university, a grade of at least 80% or GPA of 3.0 is required for either a college or university program.
Must maintain a 3.0 GPA to continue to receive their scholarship regardless of the program chosen.
Must have a commitment to pursue a career in the printing industry (this could include management, estimating, pre-press, press, sales, etc.).
To ensure the validity of the fourth point, students must consent to, and prepare a one page presentation outlining their reason for pursuing this course of study and explaining what they can contribute to the future of the industry. Based upon the student’s responses and level of enthusiasm, a final decision on scholarship qualification will be made by the Board of Trustees of the Fund. The requirement for an interview is part of the screening process for all new applicants.
Students must be enrolled in an approved course of study which will provide him or her with sound basic skills in preparation for a printing industry career. Any college or university offering such a full-time two, three or four-year certification program would be acceptable as an approved school. The eligibility of any particular course or institution is at the discretion of the Board of Trustees, whose decision is final. Part-time students or those enrolled in design or art courses are not eligible for scholarships from the Fund.
$22,500 FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship Competition
The FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship is one of the industry’s most generous and prestigious scholarships bestowed annually to those students looking to further themselves in the flexographic industry.
The award amounts for students and their respective educational institutions are as follows:
First Place: $13,000
Student award = $10,000
Institutional award =$3,000
Second Place: $9,500
Student award = $7,500
Institutional award = $2,000
Letters of Recommendation
In order to be considered for the FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship you must submit three (3) letters of recommendation. All letters must be sent to FFTA headquarters directly by the individual supplying the recommendation. It is the candidate's responsibility to make certain that all three letters of recommendation are submitted to FFTA no later than the deadline.
The Foundation’s main purpose is to support industry education, as well as offering scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in printing technology/management. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $180,000 in scholarships to students in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Scholarship amounts range from $500 (freshman) to $2,500 (seniors) per year and are based on the student's academic and non-academic accomplishments.
Eligible students must attend an accredited printing management or technology program and have permanent residence in one of the four states (Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri) served by PIA MidAmerica. Students must be pursuing a management or technology degree. Those who are interested in design, photography, or web-based careers will not be considered for the scholarship. The application deadline is March 1st of every year for the school year beginning in the fall.
Eligible Schools: UNCF Member Colleges and Universities (please check the website for the complete list) Eligible Locations: Open Scholarship Detail: This scholarship is awarded after completion of a paid summer internship ($3,300) to introduce selected students to careers in the publishing industry. Donor/Sponsor Name: Houghton - Mifflin Company Donor/Sponsor URL: http://www.hmco.com
Students must attend Rochester Institute of Technology and be pursuing a degree in Print Media.
• Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
• International students may apply
Must be a Texas resident currently enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year print technology or management program. Annual award of up to $1,000 to one student from each of the following areas: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
Sponsored by Clampitt PaperSpecial consideration will be given to students pursuing degrees in Graphic Communications or Printing. Students must be attending a college or university in Arkansas, New Mexico, Texas or Oklahoma.
Applicants must be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA). Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. They must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in any of the following technical fields: * Chemistry * Information Management * Computing & Software Systems * Material Science * Printing Management Science * Laser Optics * Physics * Material Science * Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)
Minimum GPA 3.2
Be a University of Hawai`i-Mänoa undergraduate or graduate student
Majoring in Art to pursue the area of Visual arts, including but not limited to, drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic design, fiber arts, sculpture, ceramics, digital art (computer), photography, and film-making/video production
Submit hard-copy photos of artistic works created (CDs and DVDs will not be accepted)
Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.
1. Be a high school senior or college transfer who ranks (or ranked) in the upper one/fourth of your high school class, or be otherwise recommended by your high school principal. 2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or sponsored by a member of the Washington Pulp and Paper Foundation. 3. Have at least a 3.0 college or 3.5 high school grade point average (as computed on a 4.0 scale). 4. Minimum SAT Verbal score of 500 and SAT Math score of 550. 5. Must attend or plan to attend the University of Washington and major in Paper Science and Engineering.
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