Scholarships

Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professionals Scholarship Criteria

Annually, students from the Cape Girardeau/Paducah/Harrisburg area are eligible for a $500 scholarship from Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professionals (AMP). Students from the following schools seeking a degree in marketing, advertising, public relations, mass communications, graphic design, radio/television production or a related field are eligible to apply for the scholarship:

Missouri

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Mineral Area College
  • Three Rivers Community College

Kentucky

  • Murray State University

Illinois

  • Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Students from eligible schools must also meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 hours of college credit
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (cumulative and major courses). Most recent transcript must be submitted with application
  • Currently accepted and enrolled in an approved program of study in marketing, advertising, public relations, mass communications, graphic design, radio/television production or related field
  • Active member of the college or university’s official club in one of the previous areas. Special consideration will be given to students displaying leadership in the club.
  • Submit an essay of 50-100 words explaining his or her career aspirations in communications.
  • Provide three examples of work (done in class or out of class, marked as such)
  • Provide three academic references (professors, advisors, etc.)

Tri-State AMP will select the scholarship recipient. This scholarship is for $500, awarded annually. A maximum of three scholarships will be awarded annually. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2013.

Mail completed application and all supplementary materials to:

Scholarship Committee
Tri-State AMP
P.O. Box 541
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701–0541
info@tristateamp.com