The Pam Schneider Memorial Scholarship Presented by American Advertising Federation of New Mexico

2021 Recipient: Brandon Carroll

The American Advertising Federation-New Mexico (AAF-NM) Scholarship Fund has been established to provide scholarships to deserving student who intend to enter the advertising profession and are currently maintaining a marketing internship.

One to two awards up to $1,400 will be given annually.

Criteria and Guidelines:

Applicant must be:

  • A New Mexico resident enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student in his or her junior or senior year OR
  • A New Mexico resident enrolled as a graduate student 
  • Attending a New Mexico four-year nonprofit or public educational institution and in one of the following courses of study:
    • Business with a marketing emphasis
    • Journalism with an advertising emphasis
    • Strategic communications
    • Advertising and marketing
    • Graphic design, Fine art, Photography, or Illustration while maintaining a career focus in advertising or public relations.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Maintaining an marketing internship
  • The recipient must have at least one remaining semester/quarter to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarship is awarded for the 2021-2022 school year.  

Additional required information and/or attachments:

  • A personal essay outlining your career goals and what steps you will take to position yourself for a successful career in your chosen field. Your essay should include why you have chosen this field of study and any relevant experience (e.g., internship, class projects) and activities
  • Current resume or vita
  • An official transcript through the spring 2021 school year
  • One reference letter from a current academic teacher or counselor
  • Optional – letter of reference from an employer on official letterhead

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