Apply for a scholarship

Applications must be received by June 17, 2017

Apply by
June 17, 2017

The Graphic Communications Scholarship Fund of New England (GCSFNE) is one of the largest scholarship programs of its type in the country.

The goal of GCSFNE, created in 1957, is to provide financial support to students in post secondary schools that are interested in a career in the graphic communications industry.

Each year the fund awards nearly $70,000 in scholarships to New England students. Awards of two and four years are granted up to a maximum of $2,500 annually.

Students must be residents of New England. Applicants can be high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university that offers a certificate or degree related to graphic communications. Applicants must submit an application and their transcript record.

Download and complete the Scholarship Application form below. Once complete, return the form by June 17, 2017 to GCSFNE along with the following items:

  • High School transcript
  • Application
  • College Acceptance Letter
  • List of Expected Resources
  • Letters of Recommendation (optional)
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Schools recipients have attended

Past scholarship recipients have attended more than 70 colleges and universities nationwide

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Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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Assumption College

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California Polytechnic State University

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Central Connecticut State University

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Central Maine Community College

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Central Maine Technical College

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Champlain College

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Chester College of New England

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Clarkson University

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Eastern Maine Community College

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Emmanuel College

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Endicott College

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Fitchburg State University

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Framingham State University

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Franklin Pierce University

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Franklin Pierce University

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Johnson & Wales University

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Johnson State College

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Keene State College

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Lakes Region Community College

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Lassell College

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Lesley University College of Art and Design

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Lyndon State College

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Maine College of Art

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Manchester Community College

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Maryland Institute College of Art

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

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Massasoit Community College

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Mount Ida College

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New England Institute of Art

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New England Institute of Technology

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New Hampshire Institute of Art

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

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Northeastern University

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Paier College of Art

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Parsons The New School for Design

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Pennsylvania State University

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Plymouth State University

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Point Loma Nazarene University

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Pratt Institute

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Quinsigamond Community College

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Regis College

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Rhode Island College

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Rhode Island School of Design

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RIT

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Rivier University

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Roger Williams University

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Salem State University

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Savannah College of Art and Design

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Scared Heart University

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Simmons College

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Southern Maine Community College

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Southern New Hampshire University

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Stonehill College

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Suffolk University

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Syracuse University

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Three Rivers Community College

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UMASS Amherst

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UMASS Dartmouth

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UMASS Lowell

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University of Connecticut

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University of Hartford

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University of Maine

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University of Maine at Augusta

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University of Maine at Farmington

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University of the Arts

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Virginia Tech

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Western Connecticut State University

Testimonials

Michelle Baronas
Curry Printing

When I was a high school senior in Worcester, MA, my graphic arts class was lucky enough to tour LaVigne Press. After the tour, I was handed a tri-fold brochure for the Graphic Communications Scholarship Fund which changed the direction of my life. More

Charles Proventud
CCSU

The Graphic Communications Scholarship Fund New England has enabled me to pursue my Bachelor’s degree at CCSU. During my college career I’ve benefited from both the financial assistance from the fund as well an internship at a local leading commercial printer. More

India Tatro
Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo

The Graphic Communications Scholarship of New England has been very generous throughout my college career. They have helped pay for my tuition each year, allowing me to study what I love. I am very grateful for this scholarship and the opportunity it provides.

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