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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.

Women in Marketing Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. women who are studying marketing and communications and have completed at least 60 credit hours of study at the undergaduate level.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

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
2018

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship Program

This award is avaliable for U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Students must graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the following Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Dekalb, Humphreys, Maury, Rutherford, Wayne, Cannon, Dickson, Jackson, Smith, White, Montgomery, Cheatham, Fentress, Lawrence, Moore, Stewart, Williamson, Clay, Franklin, Lewis, Perry, Sumner, Wilson, Coffee, Giles, Lincoln, Pickett, Trousdale Cumberland, Hickman, Macon, Putnam, Van Buren, Da...

Total: $15000 Awards:  27
Deadline:  December 15
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:  December 31
2018

Derek Jeter/Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available for current high school seniors residing in Hillsborough County, Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate participation in community service and extracurricular activities.

Total: $4000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 10
2019

Pete Gilmore Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to a local area student who plans on majoring in business or accounting at an accredited college or university in the state of Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and qualify for free or reduced school lunches.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 10
2019

Charleston Vandalia Rotary Club

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of: Wayne, Cabell, Mercer, Mingo, McDowell, Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, Greenbrier, Boone, Nicholas, Kanawha, Putnam, and Wyoming counties in West Virginia and demonstrate outstanding community service. Students must be pursuing education or training in the field of business or related fields, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, and attend a college or university in West Virginia.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2019

Scott And Joan Rose Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a high school senior in Pinellas County who demonstrates a strong commitment to community service through participation in academic or community groups, organizations, and associations.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 19
2019

Superman Eddy Vasquez Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who plan to major in business or a related field. Preference will be given to Hispanic students.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 19
2019

Tom E. Halley & Carl W. Parks Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County who have a grade point average between 2.0 and 3.0. Selection will be based on participation in community service, athletics, and other community organizations.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 19
2019

NYWIC Hearst Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate women who have completed at least one year of study toward a degree in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania and must show an interest in and commitment to magazine publishing or digital/online media.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 26
2019

New York Women in Communications Foundation College Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. female high school seniors and/or current college students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Students must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher overall, and major in a communications-related field, such as advertising, broadcasting, communications, journalism, marketing, new media or public relations.

Total: $10000 Awards:  19
Deadline:  January 26
2019