Advertising Scholarships

Here are some of the Advertising scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AWC Student Scholarships

Every year AWC Seattle Professional Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding communications students attending Washington state colleges. Eligible students must meet the following qualifications: • Be a Washington state resident • Be a registered student at a four-year college in Washington state for Fall school year • Be a junior, senior or graduate student as of Fall school year • Be accepted in, or applying to, a school at a four-year university or college to major in at least one of the following communications disciplines: o Advertising o Communications o Film o Graphic design o Journalism (print and broadcast) o Marketing o Multimedia design o Photography o Public relations o Speech communications o Technical communication o Television and radio production Scholarship selections are based on: • Demonstrated excellence in communications • Positive contributions toward communications on campus, in the community • Scholastic achievement • Financial need • Work samples

AdPlus Scholarship

For students currently attending a local college, with at least one more year of classes left to take.Preferred majors include: Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design, and Advertising Departments.

Business Majors Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Business Majors

Marketing EDGE Scholarship Awards

Marketing EDGE awards scholarships on a competitive basis to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying marketing and are committed to pursuing a career in the field. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated interest in the industry. All students applying for a Marketing EDGE scholarship award must… 1. Reside in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 2. Currently be enrolled in an accredited 4-year institution. Students transferring into a 4-year university from a 2-year school by the fall 2015 semester are eligible to apply this scholarship. However, transfer students must submit a letter of acceptance from the 4-year university with their application as proof of enrollment. 3. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) 4. Show a commitment to pursuing a career in marketing. All applicants should have taken two or more college level marketing courses. Internship/work experience in the field will also be considered. To submit your online application, visit

MillerCoors National Scholarship

Amount: $ 3,000 /Renewable Criteria •Junior or Senior university classification by the Fall Semester •Open to Business majors including : Accounting, Communications, General Business, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Public Relations or Sales majors •Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident •Must be of Hispanic descent •Must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale •Maintain full-time enrollment status (12 hours) for the duration of the scholarship period •Provide two letters of recommendation highlighting leadership potential •Scholar must attend ¡Adelante!'s Annual Leadership Institute in San Antonio, TX (Sponsorship to attend is included along with the scholarship) •Must attend a Partnering University

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship

Each year, AWeber offers a $1000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. See more at:

The Lagrant Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application on the reverse side (typed, not handwritten) will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship:Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American, Asian Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native.Applicant must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter.Applicant must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA* and MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis on public relations, marketing or advertising or must minor in communications with desire to pursue a career in public relations, marketing or advertising.Applicant must have at least one year to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarship is awarded in June.Applicant must write a one to two-page, typed essay outlining his/her career goals and what steps he/she will take to increase the lack of ethnic representation in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. In addition, applicant must define the role of an advertising, marketing or public relations practitioner (depending on emphasis). Applicant can include accomplishments relevant to increasing awareness about diversity in his/her community.Applicant must write a brief paragraph explaining college and/or community activities in which he/she is involved. (Give dates)Applicant must write a brief paragraph describing any honors and awards that he/she has received. (Give dates)Applicant must provide a letter of reference from a college professor or internship advisor.

Hispanic Public Relations Association Scholarships

Criteria: 1. Must be pursuing a degree in public relations, communication studies, journalism, advertising, and/or marketing. 2. Must have at least 25% Hispanic descent. 3. Must be an a junior or senior at time of the award. 4. Must have a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA, with a minimum 3.0 GPA in coursework. 5. Must be a legal resident. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should download an application at for more information and an application form.

HPRA Scholarship Program

Students who already are college students and who have declared majors in journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, communications or related fields. High school students may not apply. For the time being, awards are limited to students at colleges and universities in Southern California, principally Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship

Eligibility: Students are eligible to be considered for The Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship Program if they meet the following criteria: · Are African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian-American**, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific***, or Hispanic · Are within 18 months of graduation · Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States · Are full-time student at one of the following schools: o Art Center College of Design o Creative Circus o Miami Ad School o University of Texas at Austin o VCU Brandcenter o Savannah College of Art and Design o University of Oregon o City College of New York o School of Visual Arts o Fashion Institute of Technology o Brigham Young University · Have, or are pursuing, an undergraduate degree · Show exceptional creative talent and promise
 *American Indian/Alaska Natives will be asked to provide proof of tribal enrollment or certificate of descent from a state or federally recognized tribe if selected as a scholarship candidate.

**Asian-Americans includes persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. ***Native Hawaiian or other Pacific includes persons having in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau are eligible.

Mail Advertising Service Association Scholarship

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Journalism & Mass Communications Applicant should be interested in and studying in the field of Direct Mail Advertising.

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