February 25, 2013
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The American Advertising Federation of the Midlands (AAF Midlands) is offering a new scholarship for young alumni and 2013 graduates, the New Professionals Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to seniors in college who are graduating in 2013 with a major in advertising, public relations, marketing or visual communications. Alumni who have graduated within the past year and are still seeking employment in one of these communications fields are also eligible. The deadline for applications is April 5th, 2013.
AAF Midlands will select a scholarship winner on April 10 , 2013, to receive a free one-year membership to the organization from fall 2013 to spring 2014. As an AAF Midlands member, the scholarship winner will have the opportunity to build his or her professional network and industry knowledge. Membership includes:
- Free admission to monthly luncheons featuring top-notch industry speakers and after-hours networking events
- Access to industry professionals
- Opportunities to expand abilities and show them off to prospective employers
- Discounted ADDY entry fees for freelance work and discounted ADDY ticket to the thematic bash in February 2014
Scholarship applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA. They also must be seeking a job in the Columbia-Metro area and must have the ability to attend monthly luncheons. Additional information about the New Professionals Scholarship and scholarship applications are available here.
About The American Advertising Federation: The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well-being of advertising through a unique, nationally-coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs and college chapters. For more information about us, please visit our page about the New Professionals Scholarship.