Scholarship Application

Fall Scholarship: The Media Association of Pittsburgh D&I Scholarship Nomination

The 2021-22 scholarship nominations will be open from Sep 10, 2021 through Dec 1, 2021. The winner will be announced in January 2022, and honored at our cornerstone event, Outstanding Achievement in Media Awards (OAMA).

To be eligible, students must:

  • Include all the information (must be typed) required for application
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time college freshman/sophomore/junior/senior
  • Attend school and/or live in Southwestern PA
  • Maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA
  • Demonstrate an academic interest or talent in field of study relevant to a career in Public Relations, Advertising, Communications, or Marketing
  • Identify as BIPOC and attend an accredited college

 

Include with your application:

  1. A transcript of your personal academic records, including your latest available semester.
  2. An academic recommendation from two faculty members familiar with your scholastic ability.
  3. Your current resume as you would present it to an employer.
  4. A brief essay (500 words or less) answering the following questions:
    1. What qualities do you possess that make you qualified to receive a scholarship?
    2. How should D&I be advanced in the advertising field and why is it important?

 

The Media Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship Award Committee will review all applications and select the ideal candidates for the scholarships.

For any inquiries and/or to submit your application please email mediaofpittsburgh@gmail.com.

 

 

Spring Scholarship: The Media Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship & Mary Beth Beggy Fischerkeller Scholarship Nomination

2022 scholarship nominations will be open from January 15, 2022 through March 1, 2022. The winners will be awarded scholarships at our cornerstone event, the Outstanding Achievement in Media Awards.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Include all the information (must be typed) required for application
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time college freshman/sophomore/junior/senior
  • Attend school and/or live in Southwestern PA
  • Maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA
  • Demonstrate an academic interest or talent in field of study relevant to a career in Public Relations, Advertising, Communications, or Marketing

 

Include with your application:

  1. A transcript of your personal academic records, including your latest available semester.
  2. An academic recommendation from two faculty members familiar with your scholastic ability.
  3. A brief essay (500 words or less), explaining what qualities you possess that make you qualified to receive a scholarship.
  4. Your current resume as you would present it to an employer.

 

The Media Association of Pittsburgh Scholarship Award Committee will review all applications and select the ideal candidates for the scholarships.

For any inquiries and/or to submit your application to mediaofpittsburgh@gmail.com.