The TLMI scholarship program is for students enrolled in a flexographic printing program at a two-year college or degree-granting technical school and is targeted at students seeking a career in the flexographic industry.
The lucky winners, and there will be four of them each year, will get the award of $1,000 which will be paid out in two equal installments, on August 15th and December 20th.
The only way of becoming a regular candidate for the TLMI Two-Year Degree Scholarship Program is to meet the eligibility requirements set by the scholarship committee.
The applicant must demonstrate an interest in employment in the tag, label industry, and package printing industry.
His/her major course work should include courses which are relevant to the tag, label and package printing industry and these courses can be:
- Graphic Design or Fine Arts
- Graphic Communications
Relatives of TLMI board members, corporate owners, and CEOs are not eligible to apply.
In addition, the eligibility requirements outlined above, the applicant must be enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year college or technical program in the United States or Canada and must be pursuing a degree in printing.
If you think that you meet these requirements, you are highly suggested to apply for the award.
How to Apply
It is very important to know that your school advisor must review your application and submit it to TLMI Headquarters.
Applications are available online from the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI) website.
Besides the completed application form with accurate and honest answers, applicants must submit a personal statement, which should include: information about themselves, financial circumstances, career and/or educational goals, employment experience and reasons why they should be selected for this award.
During the application process, the eligible applicant must submit an official transcript and maintain a minimum of a 3.00 GPA.
All these documents must be submitted prior to the application process deadline on March 31st.
The scholarship winners will be selected based on academic achievement, character, a demonstrated interest in the industry, a statement of goals, and a personal interview.