GARY HILLIARD

FQC

SCHOLARSHIP

GARY HILLIARD

FQC

SCHOLARSHIP

GARY HILLIARD

FQC

SCHOLARSHIP

The Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship, sponsored by Foundation of FTA (FFTA) and its Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC), was established to honor the late Gary Hilliard, a tireless volunteer who gave his time and energy to FTA’s numerous endeavors and to improve the industry of which he was a vital piece.

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Apply for the 2020 Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship by filling out the form below. The deadline for applications is March 20.



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Dovie Jeffcoat

Clemson University

SCHOLARSHIP

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Award Amount

The Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship is a $2,500 award.

Eligibility

The Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors currently enrolled in a two- or four-year institution. Students must be full time and enrolled in a qualified graphic communications curriculum, be FTA members, hold a 3.0 or greater GPA, and complete a class project focused on flexographic printing.

Application Requirements

  • A completed application.
  • A copy of your transcripts.
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty adviser.
  • Completion of class project questions. Your project must address an issue/topic/problem facing the flexographic industry.

ABOUT

GARY

HILLIARD

ABOUT

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ABOUT

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Gary Hilliard
Gary Hilliard was an active member of FTA and the flexographic industry, volunteering his time and expertise to chair numerous committees focused on the development of and technology native to flexography.

He authored numerous articles and was a significant contributor to FTA’s FIRST Design Guide. Gary served as chair of the FFTA Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2010, was a member of the FTA Board of Directors and was the recipient of several FTA awards. He was a member of the FQC Executive Committee and a founding member and chair of the Standards Working Group (SWG). Gary supported the mission of FQC by demonstrating the commitment it takes to foster success and progress.

After four decades promoting the science and research of the flexographic process, Gary was posthumously inducted into the FTA Hall of Fame in 2013. It is the recognition of Gary’s drive and passion that was the impetus for the Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship.

About the FQC

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The Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC) is a standing committee of the Foundation of FTA (FFTA). The FQC’s mission is to provide the industry with a better understanding of the factors controlling the quality of the flexographic printing process. FQC projects investigate selected process variables in order to further develop reproducible processes that allow for measurable advancements in printing technology.

About Foundation of FTA

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Founded in 1974, Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is the educational arm of Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). Its focus is supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry through training programs, scholarships, conferences, webinars, publications and other educational initiatives.