AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund

The AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship provides one-year scholarships for up to $6,000 to current college students with average academic achievement and financial need working towards a bachelors or masters degree in the field of 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. Applicants must be United States citizens or documented legal residents of the United States. Selection criteria includes school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, essay response, letters of recommendation and financial need.

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

Up to $6,000 total per student
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is your college or university located in one of the following Texas Counties: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Rockwall or Tarrant?
  2. If applicable, what graduate program do you plan to attend?
  3. If applicable, what is your graduate school acceptance status?
  4. If applicable, on what area of study do you plan to focus your work in graduate school?
  5. In 1,000 words or less, describe your interest and aspirations in the advertising and marketing industries (upload in PDF format only).