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The Print Future Awards 2016 are now open for entries

These annual Awards are cash grants of up to £1,500 each to help pay for costs associated with training courses for careers in printing, publishing, packaging or graphic arts.

The sponsors – The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), SAXOPRINT, St Bride Foundation, John Crosfield Foundation, Unite the Union GPM & IT Sector, and The Book Trade Charity – are calling for entries to the 2016 Print Futures Awards.

The Print Futures Awards are open to people resident in the UK aged 16 to 30 years who:

  • intend or are studying for a career in printing, publishing, packaging or graphic arts in the UK.
  • are already working in those sectors in the UK and would like to undertake courses or training sessions to develop their workplace skills.
  • are apprentices or studying for NVQs in print-related organisations and need help with travel and living expenses while studying.

Entries should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of Friday, 27 May 2016. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in London on 13 and 14 June and the Awards will be presented on 19 July at a special event in London.

For further information about the Print Futures Awards, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or see www.printfuturesawards.com where application forms can be downloaded.