This year, FOARE will award five general student scholarships and seven named scholarships, each consisting of $5,000:
- The Allman Family Business Development, Marketing, and Sales Scholarship Endowment
- The Eric M. Rubin, esq. Scholarship
- The Joseph Zukin Jr. Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in America
- The Nancy Fletcher Leadership Scholarship
- The Reagan Family Scholarship
- The Ruth Segal Scholarship
- The Vern and Elaine Clark OOH Advertising Industry “Champion” Scholarship
2023-2024 FOARE Scholarship Criteria
You can apply for these scholarships via the online forms below:
2023-2024 FOARE Scholarship Application
This scholarship recognizes the important link between sales, marketing, and business development that has been a hallmark of the family’s experience within the industry. Established by Don and Cathy Allman, the scholarship reflects the Allmans’ passion for sales, marketing, and business development and is awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a business management or other business related program with a focus on sales, marketing, and business development.
This scholarship is awarded to a student currently attending a law school or who has been accepted into a law program and is committed to enroll in a law school. It recognizes the life work of Eric Rubin who has been generally acknowledged as the nation’s leading authority on out of home advertising law, and he is recognized for developing this distinct area of media law. For decades he served as legal counsel for the Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA).
The Joseph Zukin Jr. Educational Opportunity Scholarship is presented to any graduate or undergraduate student whose academic record and community activities reflect the entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated by Mr. Zukin in his lifetime. Special consideration is given to applicants from marginalized communities and to students who have an understanding, connection, or relationship to the OOH advertising industry. Candidates for the scholarship will be selected on the basis of their academic performance, career goals, and commitment to the spirit of entrepreneurism and community engagement that distinguished the life of Mr. Zukin
The Nancy Fletcher Leadership Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, is awarded to a woman with a specific connection to the out of home industry who has demonstrated leadership qualities and skills. The scholarship recognizes the work of Nancy Fletcher, who has served for nearly 28 years as the President and CEO of the Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA). An attorney and former billboard company executive, Ms. Fletcher began her career as a lobbyist in the Minnesota State Legislature.
The Reagan Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to a qualified graduate student(s) studying city or urban planning or a similar discipline, preferably enrolled at the University of Utah or the University of Texas. Students enrolled at other academic institutions also are eligible if there is no qualified candidate for the scholarship from the two preferred schools. The scholarship recognizes the contributions of the Reagan Foundation, a Utah-based non-profit organization, to the outdoor advertising industry.
This scholarship is for a student studying government affairs, urban affairs, public affairs, or political science. Known as the Ruth Segal Scholarship, the program is named after a long-time member of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) staff who worked tirelessly to educate federal and state policymakers about the OOH advertising industry. The goal of the scholarship is to encourage the study of issues specifically related to OOH advertising and public affairs.
Established in 2012, the OOH “Champion” Scholarship honors the legacy of long-time industry champion Vern Clark, who personified loyalty, persistence, and a strong work ethic, having achieved numerous victories in the U.S. Congress on behalf of the industry.
This scholarship recognizes a student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate academic program with a connection to the OOH advertising industry who demonstrates through their academic life, community activities, and career goals the skills and talent that made Vern Clark successful in his efforts.