Scholarship Awards


 

Bill Hill Scholarship Award

Advertising, Public Relations, Graphics & Design, Marketing and Communications Majors

Purpose

The purpose of the AAFSC Bill Hill Scholarship is to honor our first local president and Silver Medal recipient with a college scholarship award, in his name, to a student who has shown a career interest in the advertising or related field.

Awards

Two $500 awards will be available for one year only, but recipients may re-apply for a second year. No more than two scholarships will be awarded to the same individual. The scholarships will be paid directly to the recipients.

Eligibility

  1. All applicants must be a full-time student at a local high school, college or university, reside in Brevard County, Florida, and be a US citizen.
  2. High School applicants must be in a class or course related to advertising, marketing, communication, film, website development or other related track and graduating in 2021.
  3. College applicants must be in an upper division advertising, marketing, communication, film, website development or other related track and slated for graduation not earlier that the following fall semester.
  4. Applicants must fill in the entire application and provide all the requested materials.
  5. Membership is not required but recommended. Students who are not currently members of AAFSC are invited to complete both applications (membership and scholarship). Student member dues are $10 per year.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated interest in advertising or a related field of study
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Sample of work (1 minimum)
  4. Academic standing (minimum required cumulative GPA of 3.50)

Application Requirements

To be considered for an AAFSC Bill Hill Scholarship Award, applicants must complete an application and return it to AAFSC by January 15th. The applicant must include:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. Two letters of recommendation with at least one from a teacher or school official.
  3. Sample of your work (1 minimum) in any related advertising field of study as mentioned in the Eligibility statement above.
  4. A current official academic transcript from local school as mentioned above.
  5. Personal Statement: please include a 250-500 word statement describing your advertising/creative/marketing career goals.

All five of the above items must be submitted before the application will be considered.

Submission of Application Form

The application form starts on page 2 of this form. Please fill it out completely, sign and mail or scan with all other documents to scholarship@aafspacecoast.org. Include the last name of the applicant as part of the file name.

Alternatively, completed printed applications may be mailed to:

American Advertising Federation Space Coast

P.O. Box 361435

Melbourne, Florida 32936-1435

Application Form 

Bill Hill Scholarship Award Application_2020

 

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