June 16, 2021 is the deadline for receipt of applications for 10 scholarships to be awarded by the Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications are available on the OAAA web site here.
Questions about the application or the program can be directed to Thomas M. Smith at [email protected] or by calling (202) 276-4635.
The FOARE Scholarship Program provides assistance to students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate college and university programs. The Scholarship Program supports the education and career goals of those who are part of the Out Of Home (OOH) advertising industry family along with other students pursuing a course of study related to the industry. All scholarships are in the amount of $5,000. The following scholarships will be awarded in 2021:
- The Allman Family Business Development, Marketing and Sales Scholarship Endowment;
- The Nancy Fletcher Leader Scholarship;
- The Vern and Elaine Clark Out Of Home Industry “Champion” Scholarship;
- The Creative Arts/Design Scholarship;
- The Ruth Segal Scholarship;
- The Joseph Zukin Jr. Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in America; and
- Four general student scholarships;
174 students have received scholarships from the Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE) to pursue a higher education since the Scholarship Program was established in the 2001-2002 academic year. Applicants have received scholarships for pursuing study in a wide range of fields ranging from marketing to the medical sciences.
The FOARE Scholarship Program is an important way for the industry to support families associated with OOH advertising, especially industry employees. With the exception of the Joseph Zukin Jr. Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in America, all FOARE scholarships will be awarded only to applicants with family or other connections to the OOH advertising industry.