Outstanding Future Marketer Scholarship

AMASV is proud to continue our longstanding Outstanding Future Marketer Scholarship, supporting aspiring marketers in our community.

Our 2020-21 scholarship application opens March 1st, and this year we are pleased to award (2) individual $500 scholarships. We have expanded our eligibility requirements this year and ask that applicants review the requirements and application steps below.

Important Dates:

Applications submissions are due by April 23rd.

Finalist Review will take place between May 3rd-May 10th.

Award Announcement will be announced no later than May 21st.

Scholarship applications are now closed. Award Announcements will be announced no later than May 21st.


Enrollment StatusMinimum half-time enrollment at UC Davis, Sacramento State University, William Jessup University, American River College, Folsom Lake College, Sierra College, Chico State University, Cosumnes River College, Yuba College, Butte College, or Sacramento City College. Proof of enrollment within the last year at a qualifying university/college will be required.
Class Standing RequiredSophomore, Junior, Senior (graduate or undergraduate students)
Minimum GPA Required2.0 and higher
Career AspirationsPlanning to pursue a career in marketing or communications
Financial NeedNot required
Award Amount (2) Two individuals will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $500
Award Semester(s)Spring 2021

Award Criteria:

The award of the scholarships will be based upon the quality of the submission and a weighted rubric, based upon the following:

Storytelling:Provide a compelling narrative within your response to demonstrate your ability to communicate a concept creatively, and effectively.
Depth of Response:Provide a response to each question, ensuring that you have adequately answered the question with data & facts, comparative, argument, or technical explanation.
Quality:The response of each question will be evaluated based upon video composition and quality, sound quality and clarity; or design, layout of presentation, adherence to style guide including correctness of punctuation, spelling and acknowledgement of sources, if used.

Video Essay / Written Response:

For Video Submissions:

Please answer all 5 questions in a single video submission. Your video submission should be no more than 10 minutes, with no more than 2 minutes spent on each question.

Submit your video essay response, by inserting the YouTube URL in the space provided. It is important that you confirm that the video submission is public in order for our team of judges to view your submission.

Refer to the following guide, Setting Your YouTube Privacy Settings to manage your YouTube videos.

For Written and Presentation Submissions:

Written/presentation responses should be limited to one-page per question. Written/presentation responses may be submitted in a presentation format, saved as a .PDF file.

Scholarship applications are now closed. Award Announcements will be announced no later than May 21st.