Ilya Romashov Recipient of 2016 EDSF Scholarship Honoring Chuck Forman

Ilya Romashov Recipient of 2016 EDSF Scholarship Honoring Chuck Forman

Crawford Technologies pays tribute to beloved employee through ongoing annual scholarship


August 16, 2016, Toronto, Ontario – Ilya Romashov has been awarded the fourth annual “Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Forman – Crawford Technologies” Scholarship through EDSF (Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation). This scholarship was created to honor the contributions Chuck Forman made throughout his career towards Crawford Technologies and his industry. Chuck lost his battle with cancer on October 2, 2013.

“Ilya’s achievements are exemplary and I am proud that he is receiving the fourth annual EDSF scholarship in Chuck Forman’s name,” said Ernie Crawford, President of Crawford. “He certainly has a bright future ahead and we expect that he will do great things with his career.”

Illya Romashov is a freshman at the Pratt Institute in New York City. His accomplishments include:

  • GPA of 4.1 and pursuing a degree in Communication Design
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honors Society
  • Volunteer at the Community Kitchen in the Methodist Church of Lambertville
  • T-shirts designer for various school sporting events

“My whole life I have always enjoyed creating something new, such as installations, drawings, models and different projects. I enjoy creating things for others in order to bring them joy and wonder. I want people to appreciate and make good use of the art objects I create,” said Ilya Romashov, recipient of the 2016 Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Forman – Crawford Technologies Scholarship.

“I am looking forward to expanding my skill set and that is why I am attending Pratt University. I am sure that in this new environment I will experience opportunities I have not seen before. I would like create my own distinct recognizable style that will draw people’s attention.”

The “Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Forman – Crawford Technologies Scholarship” awards $1,000 annually to a bright, up-and-coming full-time student committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace.

About EDSF

EDSF is a charitable foundation dedicated to preparing the next generation of professionals for the document management and graphic communications marketplace.

EDSF supports the industry’s future by granting scholarships to students in support of their academic careers, by providing research grants to colleges and universities, by building awareness about industry careers, and by recognizing innovative educators and educational programs.

EDSF serves vendors and users who design and implement document solutions for business applications. To learn more about EDSF or to enquire about their scholarships, visit or contact Brenda Kai, EDSF’s Executive Director, at 817-849-1145 or via e-mail at brenda.kai