AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund
The AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship provides one-year scholarships for up to $2,000 to current college students with average academic achievement and financial need working towards a bachelors or masters degree in the field of advertising or marketing communications, including advertising, marketing, radio/tv/film, journalism, graphic design and communications or related fields.
Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
Only students classified as either a sophomore or junior in college, or working towards a masters degree are eligible to apply.
Students must also have minimum 3.0 GPA and attend a collegiate institution in Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant counties.
Selection criteria will primarily focus on career ambitions in advertising, contributions to the collegiate advertising community, and financial need, however school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, essay response, letters of recommendation will also be taken in to consideration.
Applicants must be United States citizens or documented legal residents of the United States.
Applicants are required to complete an essay and encouraged to submit an explanation of financial need. Applicants must also submit at least two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may not come from family members or friends, but must be written by teachers, employers or other professional colleagues.
In addition to the requirements listed above, applicants will be required to complete an essay focused on ambitions within the industry.