Box Design Contest

2024 Box Design Contest

Submissions Open Oct 1st, 2023

Each year PGSF awards 200+ college-level scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $10,000 and we turn to our student community to help us promote these scholarship programs. The winning Box Design entrants will receive a $500 check, an award certificate, and will be honored in a national news release, on the PGSF website, and on social media platforms.

We will need unique, original box designs for each of the following scholarship programs that will fit the formats provided in the die lines. Die lines can be found HERE

Educators: Please encourage students in your school to enter the PGSF Box Competition either as individuals or as part of a class assignment or project.

Instructions & Specifications

Rules and Submission Instructions

    • Submissions Open Oct. 1st, 2023
    • Files should be named as follows: Firstname_lastname_schoolname_2024
    • The winner of the contest must submit all files required for reproduction. Files become the property of PGSF.
    • The department in which the student is enrolled will receive a plaque for display. If you have any questions, please email or call 412-608-2855.
    • PDF entries are due by April 26th, 2024. Judging will be in May and the winner will be notified by May 31st, 2024.
Submit Your Design

Box Design Specifications

  • Designs must display Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation name and logo as part of your design. 
  • The designers name, school as well as color bars should be included in a non-visible part of the box.
  • Bright and highly visible colors are suggested.
  • Supplied Die Lines must be used for the design.
  • Boxes should represent one of 3 possible alternatives – Examples can be found in the same folder as the logos
    • A Gift box
    • A box for Beverages such as cans of soda
    • A “trash” box