50 Great Scholarships for Studying Marketing

While there are many opportunities available in the marketing field and it is a growing field, the fact remains that a bachelor’s degree, at the very least, is a necessity in order to advance your marketing career. Often, a master’s level degree, or higher, is required. But these degrees don’t come cheap. Scholarships for students studying marketing are one way to make the cost of a degree more manageable. Listed below are 50 scholarships for marketing students. From scholarships that are specialization specific, such as journalism, to those that are available for certain schools or ethnic groups, there are plenty of opportunities described below that should make paying for college easier for many marketing students.

1. AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship

This scholarship is for current FFA members who are either high school seniors or college students and are enrolled (or planning to enroll) full-time. Students must be planning on majoring in an approved area, one of which is sales and marketing. Completing the scholarship paperwork one time makes applicants eligible for all FFA awards. The $2,000 monetary award can be used for tuition as well as books, supplies, fees, or room and board. The application deadline is February 1st.
AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship Link

2. AWC Seattle Professional Chapter Association

Applicants to this scholarship must be Washington State residents who are college juniors, seniors, or graduate students attending a four-year school within the state. Students must be majoring in an approved area, including marketing. Selection is based on excellence in communications, contributions toward communications, scholastic achievement, financial need, and work samples. The monetary amount of the award varies and the scholarship deadline is May 1st.
AWC Seattle Professional Chapter Association Scholarship Link

3. Gary Yoshimura Scholarship

Offered by the Public Relations Student Society of America, this scholarship is only available to PRSSA members who have a minimum 3.0 GPA at a higher education university. Applicants must submit an essay based on personal or professional challenges they’ve overcome and selection will be based in part on financial need. The scholarship is for $2,400 and the application is due January 27th.
Gary Yoshimura Scholarship Link

4. George W. Woolery Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation and is only available to undergraduate students who are seeking a degree in marketing or communications. Students must also have at least a 2.5 grade point average, and preference is given to members of the Beta Sigma Chapter. The scholarship deadline is March 1st and winners receive $425 toward educational expenses.
George W. Woolery Memorial Scholarship Link

5. HSF/Verizon Foundation Scholarship

Offered by the Hispanic Student Fund, this scholarship is only for students of Hispanic heritage who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are either college sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Students must also be attending school full-time and be majoring in an approved area, including marketing. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 and winners will receive $2,500 in award money. Applications are due by July 10th and recipients are chosen based on the overall strength of their applications.
HSF/Verizon Foundation Scholarship Link

6. IFEC Scholarship Award

Offered by the International Foodservice Editorial Council, this scholarship is for students enrolled in accredited, degree-granting postsecondary institutions. Students must demonstrate training, interest, and skill in the foodservice industry and be majoring in an approved area, including marketing. Winners must submit application materials by March 15th and could receive anywhere from $500 to $4,000.
IFEC Scholarship Link

7. Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship

In order to be eligible for this award, students must be pursuing a degree from an approved list of majors, including sales and marketing. Students must also be residents of and be planning to attend college in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, or West Virginia. The award amount is $1,000 and applications are due by February 1st.
Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship Link

8. Rob Branham Scholarship

Offered by the Advertising Club of Connecticut, this scholarship is for students attending or accepted into an accredited university, technical school, or trade school. Students must be majoring in either advertising, marketing, broadcast media, or print production. Students must also be sponsored by a member of the Advertising Club or Connecticut. The award amount for the scholarship, which is due April 26th, varies based on a number of factors.
Rob Branham Scholarship Link

9. The MillerCoors National Scholarship

This scholarship, offered by the Adelante U.S. Educational Leadership Fund, this $3,000 award is for students who are in their junior or senior year of college and are majoring in business, marketing, economics, or communications. Students should have at least a 3.0 grade point average and be attending school full-time. The application deadline is May 27th of each year.
The MillerCoors National Scholarship Link

10. UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship

Offered by the United Negro College Fund, this scholarship is for students who are majoring in accounting, finance, business, or any other business-related major (such as marketing). Students must demonstrate leadership skills, have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate that they have unmet financial need. The scholarship deadline varies, and award recipients are given $8,000 to help with educational expenses.
UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship Link

11. Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) Scholarship Awards

This scholarship is offered by the DMEF and is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are committed to pursuing a career in direct and/or interactive marketing. Recipients are selected based on their academic achievements and their demonstrated interest in the marketing field. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have at least a 3.0 grade point average. The scholarship is for $3,000 and the application deadline is May 31st.
DMEF Scholarship Link

12. Marketing EDGE Scholarships

These scholarships are for students who are committed to pursuing a degree in marketing, including direct marketing, interactive marketing, email marketing, or mobile marketing. Students should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year institution in order to be eligible. The application deadline is May 9th and the award amount varies depending on the scholarship.
Marketing EDGE Scholarship Link

13. NEDMA Foundation Scholarship

Offered by the New England Direct Marketing Foundation, this scholarship is for marketing, advertising, or communications students who will have completed their sophomore of junior year prior to the award year. The deadline for the award is January 17th and winners receive $3,000, the opportunity to attend a seminar on marketing, a paid internship, and the chance to attend a national marketing conference.
NEDMA Foundation Scholarship Link

14. LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Students

This scholarship is for graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and are either African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, or Native American/American Indian. Students are only eligible if they are full-time students at an accredited university, have at least a 3.2 grade point average, and are majoring in an approved area, such as advertising, communications, or marketing. Applicants must submit all materials by February 28th in order to be eligible for the $5,000 award.
LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship Link

15. Moet Hennessy USA High Achievers Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to five high-achieving high school seniors who plan to attend Medgar Evers College at The City University of New York. The scholarship is renewable for four years as long as students maintain a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and declare a major in either business, marketing, or communications.
Moet Hennessy USA High Achievers Scholarship Link

16. Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and Internship from Scholastic

This scholarship is for students who are interested in public relations and are majoring in a communications-related field, such as advertising, broadcasting, marketing, journalism, or new media. Applicants must have a 3.2 grade point average or better and demonstrate academic achievement, leadership abilities, commitment to community service, and financial need. Scholarships are awarded in amounts between $2,500 and $10,000.
Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship Link

17. New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors, college undergraduate students, or graduate students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Connecticut and are attending school in one of these states. Applicants must have a 3.2 grade point average or better and be majoring in a communications-related field, such as marketing, advertising, public relations, broadcasting, film, or journalism. Students must submit the application by January 31st and awards are bestowed upon recipients in amounts up to $10,000.
New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Link

18. SME Cleveland Education Foundation

Offered by the Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland Education Foundation, this $5,000 scholarship is for residents of the Greater Cleveland area who are full-time students at an Ohio university or college. Applicants must be majoring in sales or marketing, have at least a 3.0 grade point average, and be enrolled as a sophomore or junior at the time of application.
SME Cleveland Education Scholarship Link

19. NDS Student Recognition Scholarship

Offered by the National Dairy Shrine, this scholarship is for graduating college seniors who are planning a career in dairy, which could include production agriculture, manufacturing, marketing, or other fields of study. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills, academic ability, and interest in dairy cattle. Applications are due by April 15th and monetary awards range from $1,000 to $3,000, depending on the scholarship.
NDS Student Recognition Scholarship Link

20. ECU ECAF-Richard B. Dollar Scholarship

This scholarship is for students attending or planning to attend East Carolina University and who are majoring in marketing, art, or communications. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater and be planning to pursue a career in advertising or the media. The scholarship is for $500.
ECU ECAF-Richard B. Dollar Scholarship Link

21. Northwood Experience Marketing Annual Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students attending Northwood University in Michigan who are majoring in advertising or automotive marketing. Applicants must be United States citizens and demonstrate strong academic achievement. Preference is given to upper-division students and deadlines and the amount of awards vary.
Northwood Experience Marketing Annual Scholarship Link

22. Ellie Byers Memorial Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for this award undergraduate students must be residents of Frederick County, Maryland and be attending a post-secondary institution full-time. Students must be pursuing a degree in public relations, marketing, or advertising. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, commitment to community service, involvement in extracurricular activities, and strong character. The amount of the award varies and the application is due March 15th.
Ellie Byers Memorial Scholarship Link

23. McNeese Ad and Press Club of Southwest Louisiana Scholarship

Students at McNeese State University may apply for this scholarship, which is available only to full-time students. Applicants must be majoring in either advertising, marketing, mass communications, or public relations. The deadline for the applications varies, as does the monetary amount winners can expect to receive.
McNeese Ad and Press Club of Southwest Louisiana Scholarship Link

24. Ann Arbor Ad Club Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of the area serviced by the Ann Arbor Ad Club who are undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants must be majoring in advertising, communications, public relations, marketing, or journalism. Students must also have at least a 3.0 grade point average to be eligible. The award amount is for $1,000 and the due date for the application varies.
Ann Arbor Ad Club Scholarship Link

25. DeAnn White Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for Pennsylvania residents who are full-time undergraduate students enrolled at Temple University. Students must be majoring in mass media, journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, or radio and television broadcasting. The application deadline as well as the monetary award amount varies.
DeAnn White Scholarship Link

26. Mosaic Center Scholarship

This scholarship is for minority students who are college juniors or seniors enrolled at a postsecondary institution. Applicants must be majoring in communications, advertising, or marketing. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and include an essay and resume with their application. Applications for this $5,000 award are due by April 9th.
Mosaic Center Scholarship Link

27. Student Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for members of the Business Marketing Association (BMA) who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a college or university in Colorado. Students must be pursuing a major or minor in advertising, marketing, business journalism, or communications. Students must submit their application, including a faculty recommendation letter, by April 11th in order to be eligible for this $1,000 award.
Student Scholarship Link

28. David Hoods Memorial Scholarship

Students must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students planning on pursuing a career in the field of electronic document communication. Preference is given to students majoring in marketing or communications. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and demonstrate community involvement. Students must submit the application, along with an essay, by May 15th to be eligible for this $2,000 scholarship.
David Hoods Memorial Scholarship Link

29. Pyramid Award for Marketing and Public Relations

This scholarship is for female undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution. Applicants must be majoring in public relations or marketing and have competed in a local, state, or national pageant from 1996 to present. The application is due by June 30th and the monetary amount of the scholarship varies.
Pyramid Award for Marketing and Public Relations Scholarship Link

30. Lilly Watson Internship Program

This scholarship awards Georgia residents with 10-week internship opportunities in the field of newspaper production. Internships are ideal for students interested in advertising, editorial, circulation/marketing, online publishing or pre-press production. The application is due February 1st and the monetary amount of the award varies.
Bill Watson Internship Scholarship Link

31. Billing Broadcasters Association

This scholarship is for students residing in Montana or Wyoming who are undergraduates at Montana State University-Billings. Students must be committed to pursuing a career in the broadcast industry and must be majoring in promotions, public relations, graphic design, information technology, marketing, or related areas. The deadline for this $1,000 award is March 1st of each year.
Billing Broadcasters Association Scholarship Link

32. Louisville Advertising Education Foundation

Only undergraduate students who are enrolled at a postsecondary institution in Kentucky are eligible for this award, which is offered by the Advertising Federation of Louisville. Applicants must be majoring in advertising or a related field. The number of recipients of this $3,000 award varies, and the application is due March 1st.
Louisville Advertising Education Foundation Scholarship Link

33. GSU Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne Scholarship

Offered by Bowling Green State University, this scholarship is for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at the school and majoring in communication, graphic design, marketing, public relations, or telecommunications. Students must be United States citizens and residents of the area served by the Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne. The application is due March 23rd and winners receive $1,500.
GSU Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne Scholarship Link

34. Burrelles Luce Arthur Wynne Jr. Memorial Award

This is an annual award offered by the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and is for PRSSA members who are college juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year institution. Students must be majoring in public relations, journalism, communications, or marketing in order to be eligible for this $1,000 award, the application for which is due October 6th.
Burrelles Luce Arthur Wynne Jr. Memorial Scholarship Link

35. Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

This scholarship is for current high school and college students who have at least one year of postsecondary students remaining in their education and are between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or greater, be U.S. or Canadian citizens, and submit answers to two essay questions. The award is for $500 and the application is due March 30th.
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship Link

36. Degree Directory Scholarship in Business

This scholarship is only for current college students pursuing a degree in business marketing or another business- or accounting-related major. Only students seeking bachelor’s degrees are eligible. The application is due April 1st and recipients are awarded $1,000 to use toward educational expenses.
Degree Directory Scholarship Link

37. ASTA Scholarship

Offered by the American Society of Travel Agents, this scholarship is only for marketing students who are interested in pursuing a career in the travel industry. Students must be dedicated to putting their marketing skills to use in a travel- or business-related profession. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and have a strong academic record. The scholarship is for $1,000 to $2,500 and the application is due by April 9th.
ASTA Scholarship Link

38. William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, offered by the National Association for Amateur Radio, is for high school seniors who have an interest in amateur radio. Students must be planning on majoring in a business-related field, such as marketing. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and award winners will receive $10,000 or more in financial aid. Applications are due February 1st.
William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship Link

39. Glenn Wilson Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

Offered by the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Affiliates, this scholarship is only for previous or current Wood or Pleasants County, West Virginia residents or Washington County, Ohio residents who are in high school. Students must be planning on majoring in broadcast journalism, journalism, marketing, or communications. Preference is given to female and minority students and applicants should have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. The award amount varies and the application is due March 5th.
Glenn Wilson Broadcast Journalism Scholarship Link

40. HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is for students who are interested in pursuing a degree in business or marketing, and specifically are committed to a career involving online marketing. Students must have completed at least one year of postsecondary education and have a grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Two scholarships are awarded each year, and the respective deadlines are March 1st and November 1st.
HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship Link

41. Ray Greenly Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the NRF Foundation and is only for students interested in pursuing a career in digital retail. Students must be majoring in e-commerce, engineering, marketing, advertising, journalism, graphic design, or information technology. Applicants should be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students with at least a 3.0 grade point average. The award amount varies from $2,500 to $25,000 and applications are due by May 16th.
Ray Greenly Scholarship Link

42. Vector Marketing Scholarship

This scholarship is for students sales representatives who are top sales performers and are also attending school full-time. Scholarships are awarded for performance in each of Vector Marketing’s three sales campaigns and winners receive $1,000 each. Smaller amounts between $250 and $900 are awarded to other top performers who don’t win the main prize. Competitions occur throughout the year.
Vector Marketing Scholarship Link

43. Western Michigan University Marketing Scholarship

This scholarship is for any business students at Western Michigan University who are majoring in marketing. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher unless otherwise stated (FMK majors only need to have a GPA of 2.5 or higher). Students must also be enrolled in school full-time and have completed at least 56 credit hours. Applications are due by January 31st and monetary awards range from $500 to $2,500.
Western Michigan University Marketing Scholarship Link

44. MAYS Business School Marketing Scholarship

This scholarship is for marketing students currently enrolled at the MAYS Business School at Texas A&M University. Students must fill out an application as well as submit a resume and provide statements of merit, need, and worthiness. Applications are due by April 1st and award amounts vary.
MAYS Business School Marketing Scholarship Link

45. Saint Joseph’s University Food Marketing Scholarship

Offered by Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this scholarship is for entering freshman students who are planning on majoring in food marketing. Scholarships are renewable if students qualify. Students must first be accepted into the food marketing major before they can apply for the scholarship. Scholarships are due by the beginning of March and award amounts vary.
Saint Joseph’s University Food Marketing Scholarship Link

46. Beat the GMAT Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who are in their final year of undergraduate study and have majored in a business-related field (such as marketing). Applicants must be planning on going to graduate school for business and write two essays to receive the award. Students must have a PayPal account to receive the monetary prize, which varies, and submit their application by April 23rd.
Beat the GMAT Scholarship Link

47. Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarship

Offered by the Public Relations Student Society of America, this scholarship is for PRSSA members who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate public relations program and are majoring in a related field, such as public relations or marketing. Scholarship award amounts range from $1,500 to $2,000 and applications are due by June 6th of each year.
Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarship Link

48. Central Michigan University Marketing Scholarships

These scholarships are for Central Michigan University students who are majoring in marketing or hospitality. The requirements for each scholarship varies, but generally students must have at least a 2.5 grade point average, and in some cases a 3.25 grade point average or higher in order to be eligible. Award amounts vary and applications are due by March 7th.
Central Michigan University Marketing Scholarship Link

49. Fort Hays State University Marketing Scholarship

Fort Hays State University offers scholarships to business and management students who are majoring in either management or marketing. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be enrolled full-time, and be either a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student (depending on the scholarship). Award amounts vary and the application deadline is February 15th of each year.
Fort Hays State University Marketing Scholarship Link

50. Affiliate Marketing Scholarship

Offered by Affiliate Summit, these $1,000 scholarships are awarded to ten students each year who are interested in marketing. Applicants must answer a short essay question that addresses a prompt related to marketing or retail. The application deadline is June 1st and winners are contacted by August 1st.
Affiliate Marketing Scholarship Link

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