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If you flip through the pages of a magazine and stop to look at the ads, or analyze the clever commercials shown during your favorite TV show Mad Men, then there could be free money for college available just for you. Majoring in advertising in college requires students to take courses in marketing, research, media-buying, art and design, copywriting, journalism, and more. It’s an all-encompassing major that can lead to jobs such as account executives, art directors, copywriters, and more, at major advertising agencies like BBDO or Ogilvy. But, if you dream of being the next Don Draper or creating the biggest Super Bowl ad of the year, be sure you also include a scholarship search to help you pay for that advertising degree! Start with this directory of scholarships for advertising majors and apply online. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2018

Jill Pomroy Reed Women in Marketing Scholarship

The Jill Pomroy Reed Scholarship is available to women who are planning a career in marketing in the plumbing, HVAC or electrical industries.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

John Edward Allen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must be majoring in pre-law, business, or transportation.

Total: $1100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2018

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

UNCF-Dell Corporate Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and juniors who are African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, or Native American/Alaskan Native. Students must major or have an academic focus in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, accounting, finance, marketing, business, business operations, computer information systems, computer science, or software development.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  September 22
2018

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Business scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in a field of business including accounting, advertising, business administration, economics, finance, human resources, international relations, management, political science, or public relations.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Richard Eaton Award

The Richard Eaton Scholarship Award is available for juniors, seniors and graduate level students majoring in broadcast communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 12
2018

Vincent T. Wasilewski Award

This scholarship is available for graduate students who are majoring in broadcast communications and have a 3.0 GPA or better.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 12
2018

"Search to Learn" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college students who have an active .edu email address. Students must be studying marketing or a related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 14
2018

GreenPal Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international high school seniors or current undergraduate students. Students must be majoring in business and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2018

UNF Coggin Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who graduated from Fletcher, Terry Parker or Sandalwood high schools in Jacksonville, Fla., and plan to attend the University of North Florida. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and plan to major in business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 15
2018

UNF Coggin Scholarships Endowment

This award is available to U.S students who are planning to attend the University of North Florida's Coggin College of Business as freshmen. Students must have a UNF recalculated grade point average of 3.5 or higher and a SAT score of 1270 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  October 15
2018