The Inaugural Bish Creative Point of Purchase (POP) Scholarship + Experience recognizes and supports leadership potential in the Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Applied Design, Engineering Design, UX Design, Product Design, and Branding fields through a $2,500 scholarship plus a 5-day immersive mentorship experience at Bish Creative in Chicago, IL, and an invitation to attend the 2023 PAVE Gala in New York City as a guest of Bish Creative.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2023
ABOUT BISH CREATIVE
Retail Display Manufacturer for over 65 years.
Bish Creative has been trusted to put the spotlight on the most loved, well-known brands with custom-designed Retail Displays and branding solutions. We know we have influenced your shopping experience through the years. Through concept, design, production, and fulfillment, we deliver creativity and innovation.
Global presence with that family feel.
We’ve built our company on strong relationships.
With strategically placed offices and production facilities throughout the United States and across the globe, we’re right there when you need us. We service brands, retailers, consumer product companies, service organizations, agencies, and more.
Social Corporate Responsibility
At Bish Creative, we are committed to higher standards in the selection of manufacturing materials we source. Each project is unique and allows us the opportunity to collaborate with our customers to provide designs with sustainable options. Together, we can reduce our carbon footprint.
Out-of-the-Box ideas make award-winning designs. We are the most award-winning company in the industry based on award-to-win ratio.
Learn more about Bish Creative at www.bishcreative.com.
The following items must be included in your application for your request to be considered.
Cover Letter (Max 500 Words): Tell us about yourself. What interests you about pursuing a Graphic Design career designing Point-of-purchase retail displays?
Portfolio (8-10 Pages Max) Highlights of your most recent design work. Can be student or professional-based. Must include 2-3 pages of your design work done outside of school/class for fun (examples include logo design, flyer, character designs, and 3D graphics).
Must include a complete copy of your current transcript (official or unofficial).
Applications and supporting documents must be submitted through Submittable.
All applications must be received by October 31, 2023, by 11:59 PM ET/8:59 PM PT to be considered.
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Tuesday, October 31, 2023, by 11:59 PM Eastern/8:59 PM Pacific. Mark Your Calendar
Student applicants will be judged blindly by a panel of industry professionals. One student will be selected to receive:
A $2,500 Cash Prize
A 5-day immersive mentorship experience at Bish Creative in Chicago, IL on a mutually agreed upon date. Expenses will be covered (airfare, hotel, and per diem according to gsa.gov rates).
An invitation to attend the 2023 PAVE Gala as a guest of Bish Creative on December 7th in New York City. Expenses will be covered (airfare, hotel, and per diem according to gsa.gov rates).
Student must be enrolled in a 2 to 4-year undergraduate or graduate program working toward a degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Applied Design, Engineering Design, UX Design, Product Design, Branding, and similar programs who have an interest in pursuing a Graphic Design career designing Point-of-Purchase Retail Display.
Student must be a full-time student, enrolled in at least 12 credit hours (or equivalent, based on your program requirements).
Student must be located and studying within the United States or Canada.
ABOUT THE PAVE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its thirteenth year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including but not limited to careers in retail design, visual merchandising, interior design, architecture, product design, UX design, graphic design, and industrial design.
PAVE was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students who are experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school. PAVE has awarded students over $246,000 in financial grants and scholarships in the past five years.