Adfed Now Accepting Student Scholarship Applications

Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the annual AdFed Suncoast “Ad Student of the Year” Scholarship. Local students pursuing a degree in advertising, marketing, graphic design, communications or related fields are welcome to apply. The $1,000 scholarship has been generously sponsored by atLarge, Inc., a Sarasota-based creative agency, for the 2018 and 2019 school years. In addition to the funds, scholarship winners will receive a valuable internship position at atLarge. 

Five additional scholarships are being awarded by the AAF 4th District, which includes AdFed Suncoast. AAF 4th District scholarships are open to students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Florida or the Caribbean.

To apply online, visit

The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is 5:00 pm on Monday, February 5, 2018.

The Suncoast scholarship winner will be announced at the ADDY Awards Gala on Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Questions can be directed to Brittany Altmann, atLarge, Inc., at

About AdFed Suncoast

AdFed 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. AdFed Suncoast is a local chapter of the American Advertising Federations Fourth District, which consists of nearly 1,500 members in 23 local chapters throughout Florida and the Caribbean.

AdFed Suncoast meets regularly, hosting speakers on various industry topics. Membership is open to anyone in Sarasota and Manatee counties involved in advertising, media, communications and creative services.