PGSF Awards More Than $500,000 in Scholarships for 2020–21 Academic Year
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF, Pittsburgh) has announced 226 winners of its scholarship program for the 2020–21 academic year. According to a statement from the nonprofit, which is dedicated to dispensing undergraduate college and technical school scholarships, and graduate fellowship assistance, PGSF has awarded a total of $501,500 in scholarships for the coming academic year, ranging from $1,000 to $7,100 per recipient. PGSF scholarship winners are attending 120 accredited colleges, technical schools and universities in the US.
“We are excited to offer the PGSF scholarships to a very deserving group of individuals, especially in this unprecedented year,” said Jules Van Sant, chair, PGSF. “This year’s group is one of the best qualified in years, exhibiting a high interest in the graphic communications field.”
PGSF accepts scholarship applications from full- and part-time students from Nov. 1 through April 1 for the coming academic year. In addition to high school seniors or students already enrolled in a post-secondary program, PGSF accepts scholarship applications from individuals who are currently employed by a graphic communications company and are seeking additional education.
A selection of scholarship recipients are featured on PGSF’s Students in Print Web page. Video testimonials provide insight into the thoughts and motivations of the future generation who will be joining the graphic communications industry.
For more information, visit pgsf.org.
Statistics from The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
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