AAF-Akron Scholarship

The American Advertising Federation - Akron Chapter/hfa Stanley Buda Scholarship

The Akron chapter of the American Advertising Federation is excited to announce the AAF Akron/hfa Stanley Buda Scholarship, available for Junior and Senior students at The University of Akron studying communications, marketing, advertising, graphic design, digital media, public relations, journalism and more. In an effort to honor the late Stanley Buda, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates (hfa) have graciously donated $1,000 to be awarded to a student at The University of Akron. 

Application Deadline is January 31 at 5pm and should be submitted to scholarship@aafakron.com. The award recipient will be announced at the 2017 ADDY Awards on February 24th.

Application and Eligibility requirement can be found here.


AAF-Akron invites students to apply for the American Advertising Federation, Akron Chapter, Endowed Scholarship in Marketing.

AAF-Akron awards advertising & marketing scholarships for students at both The University of Akron and Kent State University. Selected by each university, the recipients are:

Griffin Filippi 
of Kent State University

Ela Sobolewski
of The University of Akron
Caitlin Pisarski 
of Kent State University

Sarah Wright
of The University of Akron
Brianna Vayner of Kent State University

Further information regarding thes scholarships can be found below.


The University of Akron

A minimum $500 scholarship will be granted each year to a full-time junior or senior student majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) or related field at The University of Akron. The scholarship recipient must possess an overall GPA of 2.75, or above, and a 3.0 GPA, or above, in his or her chosen major. The scholarship recipient is selected by the University Scholarship Committee.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Apri 15, 2017. Apply online today here.


Kent State University

To be qualified for this scholarship, you must be a full-time student majoring in marketing in your junior or senior year of study. You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a GPA of 3.0 in your major course of study.

The application deadline February 1, 2017.

More information can be found here under the Marketing section.

The application can be found here.