Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, the 2020 SGIA Scholarship Program will award $2,000 to 25 students studying graphic communications, granting a total of $50,000 in educational assistance for the 2020-2021 academic year.  

Download 2020 Student Scholarship Opportunity Flyer
Download 2020 Educator Poster

Scholarship Eligibility

SGIA Scholarships are awarded to students who:

  • Plan to or currently attend an SGIA Educational Institution Member school
  • Are enrolled to attend a college/university for the Fall 2020 semester
  • Are full-time (registered for 12 or more credits)
  • Are committed to pursuing a career in graphic communications, printing technology or printing management
  • Can maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale

Judging Criteria

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

Mail transcripts and recommendation letters not attached to the online application to SGIA Headquarters:

Attn: Scholarship
10015 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031

Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2020. All mailed materials must be post marked no later then June 30 to be accepted.

Submit Your Application

Recipient Notification

Scholarship award recipients will be announced no later than July 31. All recipients will be notified by email or phone. A complete list of scholarship award recipients will be posted on The awarded scholarship monies shall be deposited directly to the educational institution indicated on the application form in one payment no later than August 31, for use during the Fall and Spring semesters.

If you have any questions about the SGIA Scholarship, contact Membership.