Deadline Extended: PGSF Scholarship Application Period Ends May 8
April 29, 2021 | Posted in: PGSF News | Student Resources | Careers Resources
Pittsburgh, PA — April 28, 2021 — The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) has extended its scholarship application period to May 8, 2021.
PGSF awards recurring scholarships to high school seniors or students already enrolled in a post-secondary program, as well as to individuals who are currently employed by a graphic communications company and are seeking additional education.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-June of 2021.
These are the requirements for full-time students to be considered by the selection committee:
- application submitted by May 8, 2021,
- two recommendations,
- official transcripts or a copy (must be submitted online with the application),
- 3.0 GPA or better,
- full-time status (12 or more credits per term),
- enrolled in a printing or graphics program at a technical school, college, or university within the United States, and
- pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, graphic communications, or publishing.
Individuals who are currently employed by a graphic communications company and are seeking additional part-time education are encouraged to apply for a PGSF scholarship. In order to be considered, applicants must be confirmed by their employer by May 8. The employer must be in the graphic communications industry, either as a service provider or as a supplier to the industry. The applicant must also intend to continue a career in graphic communications, printing technology, printing management, or publishing.
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses technical and college scholarships and assistance to talented youth interested in graphic communication careers, as well as current employees in the industry. The mission of PGSF is to promote the graphics industry as a career choice and to support students through their education process.