Burt Scherman Memorial Scholarship
Multiple scholarships may be awarded. This scholarship is sponsored by HP and administered by EDSF, and it is offered to talented university students pursuing degrees in graphic communications and careers in the printing industry. The application deadline is May 2, the number of awards is 1, and the maximum awards amount is $2,000.
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: graphic designer, illustrator, color scientist, print production, prepress imaging specialist, workflow specialist, document preparation, production and/or document distribution, content management, e-commerce; imaging science, printing, web authoring, electronic publishing, archiving, security), and those students interested in business (sales and marketing, including trade shows, customer service, project or product development/ management).
Scholarships are based on a combination of the following: Scholastic achievement, application essay, participation in school activities, community service, honors and organizational affiliations, and education objectives. Depending on specific sponsor criteria, other elements may be considered, such as geographic location, college preference, organization and presentation.
-An interest in a career within the document management and graphic communication industry
-Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
-Full-time student attending an accredited college or university as of the upcoming fall semester
-International students may apply
-Preference given to students who, through school, volunteer and community activities, have demonstrated leadership and community involvement
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