Industry Awards and Bursaries
Print Futures Award

The Awards are grants of up to £1,500 to help individuals take their first role in the sector or develop their workplace skills to progress in their careers. 

The annual Rising Stars Awards are open to people aged 18 to 30 years, who are resident in the UK and who:

  • are studying for a recognised UK qualification and planning on taking your first role in the sector in 2020
  • are an apprentice or studying for an NVQ in a UK print-related organisation
  • are already working in a UK print-related organisation and want to develop your workplace skills

The Awards are also open to BPIF graduates. 

Past winners have used their Awards to help pay for pay things such as colour management courses, course fees and materials, a forklift and HGV driving course, childcare while studying, computers and design software, work placements, marketing courses, professional accreditation, and courses for speaking and presentation skills for work.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed across the country in May and June.

Entries have now closed.

Print Futures Awards

Sponsored by:


The Book Trade CharityThe Book Trade Charity


Unite the Union GPM & IT SectorUnite the Union GPM & IT Sector 


Supported by:
British Printing Industries FederationBritish Printing Industries Federation 


The Journalists’ CharityThe Journalists’ Charity
St Bride FoundationSt Bride Foundation


For more information please contact:
Ceri Priddle
Ceri Priddle
Special Projects and Compliance Officer
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