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The AAF Tenth District Scholarships are designed to recognize, promote and encourage academically talented students of advertising related disciplines, helping them complete their education. A total of $33,000 scholarships will be awarded by the AAF Tenth District.

Applications must be received by March 31, 2023.

Fill out the online application below.

A. Applicant must attend a college within the Tenth District of the American Advertising Federation. The Tenth District includes:
Louisiana (west of Monroe)
Texas (excluding El Paso)

B. Applicant must be an undergraduate member (freshman, sophomore, junior or senior either entering graduate school or with one semester remaining for graduation) who has completed at least one (1) semester of college.

C. Students must be majoring or minoring in:
▪ Advertising
▪ Marketing
▪ Commercial Art
▪ Photography
▪ Communications
▪ Public Relations
▪ Journalism
▪ Radio/Television/Film

D. Applicant must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a 3.0 minimum in their field of study.

E. Students must obtain a letter of recommendation from at least one, but not more than three faculty members in their major.

F. Applicants must include a one page double spaced essay on their reasons for wanting to enter the advertising industry.

Students should submit three to five samples of work accomplished in their chosen courses of study. These may include copy, design, photography, illustration, video, audio, musical composition, marketing recommendations, or positioning and strategy documents for creative, media, or promotion. Electronic files should be submitted with the scholarship application.

Submit essay or work samples as electronic files compatible for both Mac and PC. (Electronic files are recommended for scholarship entries as this will simplify judging procedures).

Applicant should state sources of income currently being directed toward paying their education expenses and list them on the AAF Tenth District application form.

Deadline: March 31, 2023


A. Complete the Online Application Form below. No other form will be accepted.

B. Obtain an official copy of your current college/university transcript and attach to the application.

C. Complete the essay, obtain letters of recommendation, and prepare your presentation of these materials.

D. Submit all materials electronically below to the Tenth District Scholarship Committee before the published deadline.

Selection will be made on a scoring system of the above defined application process including how well instructions were followed, the inclusion of all required components, and the overall presentation of your materials.

Applications for the 2023 Scholarships must be received by March 31, 2023.

A. Recipients will be announced via email.

B. Payment of the scholarship money will be to the Financial Aid office of the Recipient’s college or university.

For additional information, contact Jenise Wooten by Email.

Applications must be received by March 31, 2023.

Online Application:


Roby McEuen
District Scholarships Chair


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D10 General Scholarship

College classification at beginning of next college session you will be attending*
FreshmanSophomoreJuniorSeniorGraduate Student

Do you plan to continue this course of study?*
Yes, I plan to continue this course of studyNo, I do not plan to continue this course of study

Have you received financial aid other than from your family?*
Yes, I have received financial aid other than from your familyNo, I have not received financial aid other than from your family

Do you work?*
Yes, I workNo, I do not work

Do you have an Internship?*
Yes, I have an InternshipNo, I do not have an Internship

I certify that all of the answers to the preceding questions are true and correct*
Yes, I certify these answers are true and correctNo, these answers may be true and correct

Attach your current college/university transcript:

Attach your essay:

Attach up to three (3) Letters of Recommendation:

Attach three (3) to five (5) Work Samples: