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ARIEF Scholarship Program

The Awards and Recognition Industry Educational Foundation encourages all eligible students to apply for one of 10 available scholarships offered annually. These scholarships provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education in any field. Recipients are selected by a scholarship committee. This committee conducts blind reviews of candidate applications, letters of recommendation, and essays.

The scholarships are open to all Awards and Personalization Association member company employees, their children, or their grandchildren.

Applications for 2022 are now open!

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Please submit your application by December 17, 2021.

“I am extremely grateful for this scholarship! This industry has provided for me all of my life through my father's business... and for that I am very thankful!” –Larissa Voss

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Cornerstone Scholarships - $1,000 Awarded

Jordan Wilson

George J. Waas Memorial Scholarship
Jackson Humphreys, Soaring Eagle Designs, Hesston, KS



Emily Smith

Estelle Funk Memorial Scholarship
Emily Smith, Roy Lown’s Classic Awards & Billiards, El Paso, TX



Amanda Magyarik

JDS Industries Scholarship
Amanda Magyarik, Royal Oaks Laser Engraving, Colchester, CT



Mackenna Voss

Owen R. Siegel/RS Owens Memorial Scholarship
Joe Conde, Firepoint Creations, Fishers, IN



Abigail Reames

Calvin E. Miller Memorial Scholarship
Marin Peterson, IKONICS Corporation, Superior, WI



Chairman Scholarships - $1,000 Awarded

Jacob Rocklin

Peter V. Ilaria Memorial Scholarship
Rebecca Wyatt, Highest Honor, Troy, MI



Kathryn Dehn
Engraving Concepts—Roy Brewer, CRM, Educational Scholarship
Carly Maxwell, JDS Industries, Dell Rapids, SD




Presidential Scholarships - $500 Awarded

Jessica Lamers

Award Associates Scholarship
Mackenna Voss, Fame Awards, Owatonna, MN



Dominic Jones

Recognition Roundtable Scholarship 
Justin Flynn Nonnenmacher, Camellia Trophy & Specialties, Mobile, AL



Austin White

ARIEF Scholarship
Nova Higginbotham, Awards4U, Crawfordville, FL


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