Ad Club Scholarship Deadline is Feb. 16(Riverside, CA) College students applying for an academic scholarship offered by the local advertising club have until Feb. 16 to submit applications.
The Larry Huffman Academic Achievement Award for $1,500 is presented to academically talented students in the Inland Empire who are pursuing a career in advertising or related fields.
Students studying advertising, marketing, commercial/graphic arts, photography, communications, public relations, printing, radio, TV or film production may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an Inland Empire university, college, career college, technical or trade school.
The scholarship will be awarded at the annual advertising awards gala on March 13 at the Mission Inn in Riverside. It is sponsored annually by the Inland Empire Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-IE).
Criteria and rules for the scholarship at found at www.aaf-inlandempire.com. Candidates should submit an application, non-official school transcripts, an essay, letters of recommendation and one piece of creative work.
Su Pak, club president, said that the scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis. “The final decision is based on academic performance, an essay and creative advertising work,” she said. “We highly encourage anyone who is qualified to apply for this award.”
The scholarship is named for Larry Huffman, an Inland Empire radio announcer who has been the voice of motor sports in Southern California for many years. He was the 2-13 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the AAF-IE.
Huffman’s TV credits include Fantasy Island, CHIPS, Knight Rider, Miami Vice and Charlie’s Angels. He was the voice of Supercross and off road events for years.
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