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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.

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:  June 30
2019

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
2019

Visto Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college students who are rising juniors and seniors at select New England institutions and are African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American, multiracial, or LGBTQ. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and interested in pursuing a career in new media/digital advertising and/or data science.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2019

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
2019

Miller Lite Scholarship

This undergraduate award is for U.S. junior or senior college stduents of Latino descent studying business. Applicants must attend a HACU partner university in one of the following states: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas, or Wisconsin.

Total: $3000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  August 1
2019

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited institutions in the U.S. during the current year's spring, summer, or fall semesters. Students must submit an essay discussing the required topic relating to entrepreneurship.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 30
2019

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
2019

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 14
2019

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 14
2019

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 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15
2019

UNF Coggin Pathways to Success Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are incoming freshmen at the University of North Florida. Students must plan to be business majors, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 15
2019

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international students who have completed at least one year of postsecondary education and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must have a demonstrated interest in online marketing.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 1
2019