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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:  September 30
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

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

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

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

TFMJF Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship

Current undergraduate women in Nevada are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be majoring in public relations, communication, media studies, marketing or journalism and must be planning to pursue a career in sports or sports broadcasting.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 17
2019

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
2019

ARRL Mississippi Scholarship

This scholarship is for licensed radio amateurs under 30 years of age who are residents of and attend college in Mississippi. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

This award is for a licensed radio amateur who is a resident of and attends college in Georgia or Alabama. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; preference will be given to those studying electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

This award is for a U.S. and international students who are licensed in amateur radio and majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field. The applicant must reside in the area covered by ARRL Southwestern Division (Arizona, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara sections).

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field. The applicant must reside and attend school in New York or New England.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019