The AAF Tenth District Scholarship is designed to recognize, promote and encourage academically talented students of advertising-related disciplines, helping them complete their education. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded by the AAF Tenth District if a minimum of 20 applications is received.
ELIGIBILITY: Must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 10, 2017.
A. Applicant must be an undergraduate member (freshman, sophomore, junior or senior either entering graduate school or with one semester remaining for graduation) who has completed at least one (1) semester of college.
B. Students must be majoring or minoring in:
▪ Advertising ▪ Marketing
▪ Commercial Art ▪ Photography
▪ Communications ▪ Public Relations
▪ Journalism ▪ Radio/Television/Film
C. Applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a 3.0 minimum in their field of study.
D. Students must obtain a letter of recommendation from at least one, but not more than three faculty members in their major.
E. Applicants must include a one page double spaced essay on their reasons for wanting to enter the advertising industry.
Students should submit three to five samples of work accomplished in their chosen courses of study. These may include copy, design, photography, illustration, video, audio, musical composition, marketing recommendations, or positioning and strategy documents for creative, media, or promotion. Electronic files or Flash Drives with these documents will be accepted. Submissions will not be returned.
Please send either hard copies or electronic files compatible for both Mac and PC of the following: letters of recommendation, official copy of your current university transcript, a one page double spaced essay and three to five samples of work accomplished in their chosen courses of study to Zivorad Filipovic firstname.lastname@example.org or Zivorad Filipovic 301 S. Polk Ste. 700, Amarillo, Texas 79101.
Applicant should state sources of income currently being directed toward paying their education expenses and list them on the AAF Tenth District application form.
APPLICATION PROCESS: FILL OUT THE ONLINE FORM
A. Complete the AAF TENTH DISTRICT Application Form provided. No other form will be accepted.
B. Obtain an official copy of your current college/university transcript and attach to the application.
C. Complete the essay, obtain letters of recommendation, and prepare your presentation of these materials.
D. Mail or send all materials electronically below to the Tenth District Scholarship Committee to arrive on or before the published deadline.
Selection will be made on a scoring system of the above defined application process including how well instructions were followed, the inclusion of all required components, and the overall presentation of your materials.
Applications for the 2017 Scholarships must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 10, 2017.
NOTIFICATION AND RECEIPT OF FUNDS:
A. Scholarship winners will be announced at the Tenth District Annual Convention in Fort Worth, Texas during the NSAC (National Student Advertising Competition), Student Reception on April 7, 2017. (Attendance at this Reception is not mandatory. Recipients will also be announced via email.)
B. Payment of the scholarship money will be to the Financial Aid office of the Recipient’s College or university.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS:
For further information contact Zivorad Filipovic at 806-477-0168 or email@example.com