PRINTING United Alliance Announces Student Scholarship Program Now Open for 2021-22 Academic Year

For Immediate Release  
February 4, 2021

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PRINTING United Alliance awards $50,000 in educational assistance to students pursuing a degree in Printing or Graphic Arts

Fairfax, Va. — PRINTING United Alliance today announced that its popular Student Scholarship Award Program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year. Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, the 2021 PRINTING United Alliance Scholarship Program will award $2,000 to 25 students studying graphic communications, granting a total of $50,000 in educational assistance for the 2021-2022 academic year. Those interested can find more information and apply here. The deadline to receive submissions is April 30, 2021.

Scholarship applications are judged on a combination of the following: scholastic achievement, application essay, participation in extracurricular activities, achievements earned and awards received, work experience, and academic and professional recommendations.

“PRINTING United Alliance is committed to supporting those students wishing to join the printing and graphic arts industry and is proud to extend whatever resources necessary to ensure those students have the proper funds to do so,” says Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance. “Each year that our program is offered we are inspired by the enthusiasm and interest by some of the foremost talent that will undoubtedly contribute to innovation for the future.”

PRINTING United Alliance Student Scholarship Eligibility

PRINTING United Alliance allocates scholarships for those students who meet the following criteria:

–Currently attend a PRINTING United Alliance Educational Institution Member school;
–Enrolled to attend a college/university for the Fall 2021 semester as a full-time student (registered for 12 or more credits);
–Committed to pursuing a career in printing or graphic communications;
–Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale.

For more information about the PRINTING United Alliance Student Scholarship Program, or to join the Alliance as an educational member to take advantage of this and other exemplary benefits as an educational member, contact the PRINTING United Alliance Membership department at: 888-385-3588 /

About PRINTING United Alliance  
PRINTING United Alliance is the new entity borne of the merger between Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA). In a milestone in the printing industry, SGIA and PIA officially combined in 2020 to create the largest, most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States.

Members now have unparalleled access to preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media.

PRINTING United Alliance produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place. In 2020, PRINTING United introduced the PRINTING United Digital Experience. For more information, visit
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