AdFed Suncoast Scholarship

Sponsored by DreamLarge

2020 AdFed Suncoast Ad Student of the Year Scholarship

 

 

Scholarship value: $1000 ($500 per semester for two semesters)


Application Information

AdFed Suncoast supports the best and the brightest students each year who are pursuing degrees in the areas of advertising, marketing, digital design, motion design, app design, content marketing, graphic design, social media design, web design, communications or other related fields of study.

 

 

Scholarship Winner Will Receive:

  • $1000 delivered in two payments of $500 in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, deposited directly into their school’s bursar account.
  • A 10-15 week internship at DreamLarge and it’s affiliated sister company, ATLARGE, in Sarasota, FL to be completed within 15 months of the scholarship award date. This internship will provide opportunities to work on DreamLarge initiatives and projects, as well as ATLARGE client work; actual assignments will be based on the intern's skills and interest. Visit dreamlarge.org and atlarge.com to learn more about both organizations.

To be considered for the 2020 AdFed Suncoast Ad Student of the Year Scholarship, sponsored by DreamLarge, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

 

Candidates Must:

  • Be enrolled as a student at a college, university, technical or vocational institute located within one of the following counties: Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Desoto, Hardee, and Highlands.

    ● Be returning to your institution or a graduate institution in the Fall of 2020

    ● Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

    ● Be pursuing a technical certificate, associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree in advertising, marketing, digital design, motion design, app design, content marketing, graphic design, web design, social media design, communications industry or other related field.

Application Details:

Candidates meeting the eligibility requirements above should complete the application on page 3 and submit it with the following:

  • Copy of your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
  • One-page resume demonstrating professional experience, including involvement and achievements within advertising, marketing, digital design, motion design, app design, content marketing, graphic design, web design, social media design, communications industry or other related field.

  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty member, dean or internship supervisor.

  • A personal statement no longer than one page answering the following:

    • Describe a community-centric advertising/marketing campaign from the past year that you feel has been effective in spurring change, inspiring others, or otherwise positively impacting the world we live in and explain why that campaign was effective.

  • 3 samples of advertising-related work (ex: ads, design projects, videos, writing samples)


    • Submitting samples in person or via USPS mail:
      • Include BOTH color print outs and a USB flash drive with JPEG and/or PDF files.
      • Videos can be submitted as MOV files on a USB flash drive.
      • Campaign elements must be compiled on one sheet of paper no larger than 11 x 17 inches
      • A short description of the project should be included on the same page as the work outlining objectives, target market, strategy, etc.
    • Submitting samples via email:
      • Include JPEG and/or PDF files.
      • Videos can be submitted as MOV files, YouTube, Dropbox, or Google Drive links
      • Campaign elements must be compiled on one PDF
      • A short description of the project should be included in the PDF as the work outlining objectives, target market, strategy, etc.

 


 

Deadline:

The deadline for submitting a scholarship application is 5 p.m. on February 12th, 2020. Applications should be submitted in-person (Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm), mailed or emailed to the addresses below and must be postmarked by February 12, 2020.

Please submit completed application and support materials to:

Email: adfed@dreamlarge.org

ADDY Scholarship
DREAMLARGE
1413 Blvd of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236