AAF-Suncoast is proud to offer one $1000 scholarship to a deserving student pursuing a certificate or degree in advertising, marketing, graphic design, communications or a related field. The scholarship will be awarded in installments of $500 per semester for two semesters. Eligible students must apply by February 1, 2013.
For eligibility requirements and application details, please visit the AAF-Suncoast website at http://www.aafsuncoast.com/education/ad-student-scholarship/. Candidates may download the scholarship application online.
The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is 4:00pm on Friday, February 1, 2013. Applications may be dropped off at the Ringling College of Art + Design Faculty Center in the mailbox for Vivian Owen. If mailed, please send to the address below. Mailed applications should be postmarked by February 1, 2013.
Please mail completed application to:
Ringling College of Art + Design
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota FL 34234
All applicants will receive an email acknowledgement that their application has been received, along with information as to the status of their application after the judging occurs. The scholarship winner will be announced at the AAF-Suncoast ADDY Awards Gala in February 2013.
Questions may be directed to Vivian Owen, AAF-Suncoast Education Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAF-Suncoast hosts various fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for the student scholarship. Most recently, the organization conducted their 2nd Annual Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser, which took place October 27 at Girl’s Inc. gym in Sarasota.
American Advertising Federation – Suncoast is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and business of advertising through professional education, legislative efforts and community service. The AAF-Suncoast meets regularly, hosting speakers on various industry topics. The AAF-Suncoast also hosts the advertising community’s most prestigious event, the ADDY Awards, held each year.
Membership is open to anyone who is involved in the advertising, media, communications and creative services industry in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Membership typically consists of advertising media representatives, advertising agency personnel, TV and video producers, graphic artists, copy writers, illustrators, photographers, printers and advertising management executives.
AAF-Suncoast is partnering with USF Health and Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System to present “We CAN Florida,” a statewide multi-media campaign presented as a public service by the American Advertising Federation Fourth District. “We C.A.N.” means “We can Cure Alzheimer’s Now.” Our goal is to advance public awareness of the enormous impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the state of Florida. By leveraging the influence of its nearly 1,500 AAF members in 23 local chapters, or “federations” throughout Florida and the Caribbean, and partnering with researchers, community care organizations and the media, we plan to reach millions.
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