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Ann Arbor Graphic Arts Memorial Foundation, Inc.

The Program:
The Ann Arbor, Graphic Arts Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation established in 1981 to provide financial assistance for advanced education for young men and women pursuing a career in graphic communications.
For the purpose of this scholarship, graphic communications includes the family of market segments embracing the various technologies of printing and publishing.
These scholarships are not intended to support candidates pursuing degrees in the Fine Arts.
Awards are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, or national origin.
The applicant must be:
  • enrolled or accepted in a full-time approved graphic communications course of study at an accredited two or four year college or university.
  • a Michigan resident or an "out of state" student enrolled in an approved graphic communications course of study at one of Michigan's colleges or universities.
Scholarship grants are restricted to colleges, universities, and community colleges that offer two and/or four year programs leading to an associate or bachelor's degree recognized by the graphic communications industry. 
Scholarship Awards:
The number and amount of the awards granted are dependent upon the funds available.  The award amount will be at least $2,000.  A scholarship grant may be awarded for the full four years of college (unless otherwise specified) provided the recipient maintains a high scholastic average and continues studies in an approved graphic communications program of study.  The student's transcript is reviewed at the end of each academic year and, if satisfactory, the award may be extended for the next year.
Student must complete the application and mail it along with a complete high school or college transcript of grades to the Ann Arbor Graphic Arts Memorial foundation, Inc. postmarked no later than March 1.
Recipient Selection:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
  • statement of graphic communication career goal
  • academic achievement, leadership, participation in school and community activities
  • honors and work experience
  • recommendations as specified
Scholarship awarded will be based on the Ann Arbor Graphic Arts Memorial Foundation, Inc. selection procedures and available funds.  Not all applicants will receive awards.
For More Information:
     Ann Arbor Graphic Arts Memorial Foundation, Inc.
     PO Box 1951
     Ann Arbor, MI  48106
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