PRINTING United Alliance Student Scholarship Program Now Open for Submissions for the 2023-24 Academic Year

For Immediate Release  
Jan. 30, 2023 

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Amanda Kliegl, VP of PR 
PRINTING United Alliance  
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Annual program grants a total of $50,000 in educational assistance for graphic communications students.

Fairfax, Virginia — PRINTING United Alliance today announces that its annual Student Scholarship Program is now open for submissions for students entering the 2023-24 academic year. A total of $50,000 in educational assistance is provided to up to 25 students planning to study graphic communications. More information and the application can be found on the Student Scholarships page on The deadline to receive submissions is April 30, 2023.

The Alliance Scholarship Program is generously supported through donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, and has provided funds to over 100 students since its inception. Scholarship applications are reviewed on a combination of scholastic achievement, application essay, participation in extracurricular activities, achievements earned/awards received, work experience, and academic and professional recommendations.

“As a mission-driven organization that aspires to attract young professionals to the printing industry, it is imperative that we create ways to support that journey,” says Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance. “This scholarship program has supported numerous students over the years, and we are grateful for the substantial assistance from endowment investors and industry leaders to be able to continue that support. The scholarship is just one of many programs available to student members through the Alliance."

Criteria for Scholarship

Students interested in applying for the Alliance Student Scholarship Program must meet the following criteria:

• Currently attending or enrolled at an Alliance Educational Institution member school for the fall 2023 semester.
• Be a full-time undergraduate student (registered for 12 or more credits) or a full-time graduate student (registered for nine or more credits).
• Committed to pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology, or printing management.
• Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

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To learn more about becoming an Alliance Educational Institution member for students to receive access to benefits such as the Scholarship Program, visit

About PRINTING United Alliance  
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprised of the vast communities which it represents. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with 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. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.

PRINTING United Alliance also 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.

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