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Contact: Jay Smith, Scholarship Chair
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Scholarships Awarded by the Printing & Publishing Council of New England
Each year the Council awards nearly $100,000 in scholarship money to students throughout New England –making it one of the largest scholarship programs of its type anywhere in the country. Awards are usually made in an amount up to a maximum of $2,500 annually. This program was established in 1957 to assist qualified men and women in continuing their education in the graphic arts. The money for these scholarships comes from donations from individuals and member organizations as well as activities sponsored by the Council.

Applying for scholarships
Students competing for scholarships must be residents of New England. They can either be seniors or recent graduates of high school, or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university that offers a certificate or degree related to printing or the graphic arts. Applicants must complete and submit an application form to the scholarship committee. A copy of the student’s transcript record is also required. A Confidential Financial Aid Form will be sent to each applicant upon receipt of the application. Applications are due by May 15th for awards beginning the next school year.

What it takes to Receive a Scholarship
Awards are based on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, personal qualifications, and financial need. The recipient must be enrolled in an approved college program related to the graphic arts. The scholarships are paid directly to the college for each term the student is enrolled. A student must maintain a 2.5 GPA and submit his or her record to the Council Scholarship Committee for review each semester. In addition, the student must advise the Committee in writing by May 1 each year of the intention to return to college for the following year. Notification of scholarship awards are announced in July.