PRINTING United Alliance, Fairfax, Virginia, the printing and graphic arts association, has announced the recipients of the 2020 Student Scholarship Award program. Supported by donations from endowment investors and industry leaders through the PRINTING United Alliance Foundation, the scholarship program provides support to students studying graphics communications and seeking a career in the printing industry.
The PRINTING United Alliance Scholarship program grants a total of $50,000 in educational assistance to students studying graphic communications for the 2020-2021 academic year. To qualify, students must be enrolled to attend a PRINTING United Alliance Educational Institution member college or university for the fall 2020 semester; be registered full-time (12 or more credits) and 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 recipients of the 2020-2021 PRINTING United Alliance Scholarship Program Awards are:
Appalachian State University
California Polytechnic University
Illinois State University
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
University of Wisconsin – Stout
For more information, visit sgia.org/programs/sgia-scholarships.