PPEF is an educational, charitable, nonprofit organization that awards college scholarships to students who have a parent working in the promotional products industry or who are working for a company in the industry. Since 1989, PPEF has awarded $1,417,000 in college scholarships to 850 students. PPEF Scholarships are only available to promotional products industry employees and their dependents.
The types of scholarships that are offered (with varying award amount and eligibility criteria):
-Four-Year College Scholarship for academic excellence and achievement
-Chairmans College Scholarship
-One-Year College Scholarship
-Friends of PPMN Scholarship
-Scholarships are available to full-time promotional products industry employees or their dependent children
-Scholarships are available for undergraduate education only except for the Friends of PPMN scholarship which may be used for undergraduate or graduate level coursework
-Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
-Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship. Special note: the Four-Year College scholarships will be awarded first. Applicants not receiving a Four-Year College Scholarship will be automatically considered for the one-year college
-Scholarships and Named Scholarships so a separate application is not required
-To be considered for the need-based scholarships, PPEF must receive a copy of the Student Aid Report that a student receives after filing the FAFSA
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.