Apply for Scholarship

How to Apply:

Interested students who currently meet all eligibility requirements should complete a Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation (CSF) application. As part of the application, there are two questions to answer:

  1. What would your Tweet be of your personal philosophy or mantra?
  2. Provide an essay of 200 words or less answering one of the following questions:
    • Describe what influenced your decision to pursue Advertising/Marketing/Communications as a career.
    • Explain the importance of your major in today’s society.
    • Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart.
    • Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.
    • Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?

You should also include a signed letter of recommendation from your professor/instructor/guidance counselor or local community leader and a copy of your most recent transcript.

Applications may be obtained from CSF by calling 513-345-6701. Applications are to be postmarked no later than April 30th in order to be considered. You can mail your application to Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation, 602 Main Street, Suite 1000, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Attn: AAF Cincinnati Scholarship. E-mailed applications are also accepted. Please send PDFs of the required documents to [email protected]. In the subject heading, please list AAF Cincinnati Scholarship and note if you are applying for either the two-year or four-year scholarship fund.


If you have any questions about the eligibility requirements, how to apply or where to find an application, please contact us at 513-984-9990 or by e-mail at [email protected]. You can also find more information on Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation’s web site.