The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), the industry's nonprofit founded to recognize and encourage scholastic excellence and academic performance among promotional products industry employees and their college-aged children, will award $230,000 in college scholarships in 2019. Since 1989, PPEF has awarded a total of $1,942,000 in college scholarships to 1,113 students.In 2019, the $230,000 in scholarships will fund 34 recipients' renewal payments on scholarships awarded in previous years and 117 new scholarships. PPEF will present 10 Four-Year College Scholarships, two Chairman's Scholarships, 104 One-Year College Scholarships including the Named Scholarships and one Friends of PPMN Scholarship. Awards are determined through a competitive application process with the recipients being announced at the end of May each year. The deadline to apply is March 15 at midnight PT. Application links and more information can be found here.