Student Ambassador Program

SGIA has long recognized the important role educational institutions play in providing a skilled workforce to the trade and is committed to providing students access to resources necessary to ensure the future success of this industry.

  • Access to staff for expert advice, technical support, or research assistance
  • Full access to SGIA.org — every article, every posting
  • Free admission to the SGIA Expo
  • SGIA’s list of post-secondary Educational Institution Members to find the right associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree program
  • Free Individual Membership 2-years after you graduate

Students—Join SGIA Today!

 

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SGIA Student Ambassador Program-2019

SGIA is looking for 10 graphic communication students studying at an SGIA Educational Institution Member school to apply to be a Student Ambassador at PRINTING United.  Attend the expo as SGIA’s guest (travel grant provided) and learn about new printing technology, connect with industry experts, and see just how big the printing industry is and what it has to offer.

Applying is easy– The deadline to apply is September 6th

  • 18 + years of age
  • Good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Cover letter of explanation as to why they want to participate; why they should be chosen; goals
  • Letter of recommendation from Student Advisor or Professor
  • Current copy of academic transcript
  • Available to travel 10/22/2019-10/25/2019 (Dallas, TX)

Why apply to be a SGIA Student Ambassador?

The PRINTING United experience includes an expansive and comprehensive display of printing technologies and supplies, education, programming while affording the opportunity to educate and inform you -- the up and coming printer generation.

This newly relaunched event will allow you access to the latest solutions for apparel, graphics/wide-format and functional printing applications, while also extending into the commercial, packaging, and in-plant printing segments.  We want you -- the “new printing generation” -- to participate and engage by having the opportunity to attend the show floor which has the latest technologies and innovations in which you can experience and participate.

Enjoy the opportunity to attend the first-rate educational sessions, events, competitions, half-day intensives and luncheons in which you can be a part of and collaborate with the industry and its leaders.

SGIA has long recognized the important role educational institutions play in providing a skilled workforce to the trade and is committed to providing students access to resources necessary to ensure the future success of this industry.

We look forward to your participation!

SGIA Scholarship Fund

Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, the SGIA Scholarship awards students studying at SGIA Educational Institution Member schools. The application is available on January 1st and closes on April 30th each year.

Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition

In addition to entries being displayed and awarded at PRINTING United - the Best of Show winners will receive $500 and the school also receives $500 to use toward their school’s graphic arts program!