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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.

Christie's Education Reginald Browne Joint Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students who are pursuing a master's degree at Christie's Education.

Total: $97335 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2020

Dale Runnion Scholarship

This award is available to undergraduate members of Alpha Gamma Rho who plan to complete a college course in marketing, journalism, advertising or public relations.

Total: $250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2020

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
2020

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: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2020

The Lyceum Scholars Program

This scholarship is available to incoming freshman and sophomore students who are attending Clemson University and planning to pursue a major in politics, business, economics, history and/or philosophy.

Total: $2500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  December 11
2020

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 01

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

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

Cargill Global Scholars Program for U.S. Students

U.S. first- and second-year college students who are attending select universities and demonstrate high academic achievement are eligible for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 01

PICPA Student Writing Competition

This writing competition is open to graduate and undergraduate accounting and business majors. Students must attend Pennsylvania colleges/universities or maintain a permanent residence in Pennsylvania.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Reading-Berks Association of Realtors Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and plan to pursue a career in business. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 15

Horatio Alger Boise State University Scholarship

This award is for current high school seniors residing in Idaho and planning to attend Idaho State University. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and plan to major in business.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  March 15