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Scholarships in Graphic Communications
This list provides background and contact information for scholarships available to graduating high school students who are planning to pursue a career in graphic communications. For more information, talk to your school guidance counselor and be sure to visit the Scholarship section at GRAPHIC COMM CENTRAL.

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Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF)
Document Communication Scholarships
These $2,000 annual scholarships are awarded to students pursuing studies and careers in the document communication field. For more information, visit the EDSF web site (www.edsf.org/scholarshipAwards.cfm) or contact
EDSF Scholarship Awards
EDSF
24238 Hawthorne Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505-6505.

The Graphic Communications Scholarship Award
and Career Advancement Foundation
Scholarships are available to graduating high school students from specified counties in New York and New Jersey who are pursuing an education in graphic communications at a two- or four-year college. For more information and a downloadable application, visit the The Graphic Communications Scholarship Award and Career Advancement Foundation web site (www.in3.org/ga/scholarshipinfo) or contact
GC Scholarship Foundation
c/o Mark Darlow
710 West End Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10025-6808.

Louisville Graphic Arts Educational Fund
For information contact:
Donna Cooper
PIA-South Director of Public Relations
305 Plus Park Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37217
phone: 800-821-3138
email: pias@traveller.com

New England Graphics Arts Scholarship
Up to $2,000 annual scholarships for graphic arts study at a two- or four-year college or university. Available only to residents of New England. For more information, visit the Printing & Publishing Council of New England web site (www.ppcne.org/scholarships.html) or contact:
PINE Education
N.E. Graphic Arts Scholarships
P.O. Box 593
Reading, MA 01867
email: cthompson@pine.org

PIA-MidAmerica Graphic Arts Scholarships
The Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship offers up to $2500 per year (based on need) to a student entering or enrolled in a post-secondary print technology/management or digital imaging related program. Available to legal residents of Texas. For more information and a downloadable application form, visit the graphic arts scholarships page on PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation
c/o Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica
910 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75247
phone: (214) 630-8871
email: sharone@piamidam.org
The Clampitt Paper/Henry Phillips Memorial Scholarship Program awards up to $1000 to students currently enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year print technology or management program. Available to Texas residents. Scholarships awarded annually to one student from each of the following areas: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. For more information and a downloadable application form, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
Clampitt Paper/Henry Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
c/o Printing & Imaging Association of Mid-America
910 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75247
phone: (214) 630-8871
email: sharone@piamidam.org
The Austin Litho Club offers a $500 scholarship for college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries. For more information and a downloadable application form, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
Austin Litho Club
PO Box 441
Austin, TX 78701
The Dallas Litho Club offers a $500 scholarship for college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries. For more information and a downloadable application form, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
Texas Graphic Arts Educational Foundation
13410 Preston Road, #1-100
Dallas, TX 75240
The San Antonio Litho Club awards up to $2000 over two years to a student pursuing college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries. For more information and a downloadable application form, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
San Antonio Litho Club
900 NE Loop 410
Petroleum Center #D-203
San Antonio, TX 78209
phone: (210) 824-1077
The Texas Printing Education Foundation awards two $1000 scholarships based on a required paper stating why the student wants to pursue a career in the printing industry/graphic arts field. For more information, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site, or contact:
Texas Printing Education Foundation
c/o PIA Gulf Coast
1324 W. Clay Street
Houston, TX 77019-4004
phone: (713) 522-2046
Several scholarships are also available for printing students attending Texas A&M-Commerce University. For details, visit the graphic arts scholarship page on the PIA-MidAmerica web site.

PIA San Diego Scholarship Program
PIA/SD provides scholarships to San Diego students pursuing a full-time, post-secondary education in printing. For more information, contact:
Printing Industries Association of San Diego, Inc.
3914 Murphy Canyon Road, Ste. A157
San Diego, CA 92123
phone: (858) 571-6555
email: info@piasd.org

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF)
Various scholarships for graduating high school students planning to pursue a career in graphic communications at a two- or four-year college. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500 per year. For more information, visit the PGSF web site (www.gain.net/employment/scholarships.html), or contact PGSF by phone at 1-800-910-4283 or by email at pgsf@gatf.org.

Printing Industries of Michigan, Inc.
Scholarship available to an individual currently enrolled in a college or university graphic arts program, or to a student planning to pursue a career in the graphic communications industry. Applicants must live in the state of Michigan. Download an application at www.print.org/PrintingWeekScholarship.pdf. For more information, contact:
Printing Industries of Michigan, Inc.
Attention: Scholarship Committee
23815 Northwestern Highway, Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075-7713
phone: 248-354-9200

Printing Industries of Wisconsin Education Foundation
The Pagel Graphic Arts Scholarship Fund offers $1,000 annual scholarships to individuals of all ages attending school in Wisconsin and pursuing some form of higher education in the print communications industry. For more information, visit the PIW Education Foundation page on the Printing Industries of Wisconsin web site or contact:
Bob Carlson or Cheryl Hargis
Financial Focus
P.O. Box 34
Elm Grove, WI, 53122-0034
phone: 262-789-8484.
The Madison Area Club of Printing House Craftsman Scholarship is open to students living in the Madison area who plan to attend an accredited school with a Graphic Arts program. For more information, visit the PIW Education Foundation page on the Printing Industries of Wisconsin web site or contact:
Doug Mackenzie
Scholarship Chairperson
Stoughton High School
600 Lincoln Ave.
Stoughton, WI 53589
phone: 608-877-5781
email:mackedo@mail.stoughton.k12.wi.us

Printing Industry of Minnesota Education Foundation
Renewable $1,000 annual scholarships for post-secondary print-communications education at a two-year or four-year college. Priority is given to sons/daughters of PIM member company employees. For more information, visit the scholarship information page on the PIM web site (www.pimn.org/scholar/scholarships.htm) or contact:
Printing Industry of Minnesota Education Foundation
2829 University Avenue, SE, Suite 750
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3222
phone: 800-448-7566

Printing Industry Scholarship Fund (Ohio)
For more information, contact:
Printing Industries Association
P.O. Box 819
Westerville, OH, 43086-0819

The Susquehanna Litho Foundation
Scholarships available for study at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster, PA, and Millersville University in Millersville, PA. For more information, contact:
The Susquehanna Litho Foundation
P.O. Box 10623
Lancaster, PA 17605
email: wmcgrorty@pemcor.com

 

 

 


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