Our District’s first Hispanic Governor, Kathy Jacobus, established the Mosaic Scholarship Fund in 2009 to recognize students from minority demographics and encourage them to pursue careers in Advertising.

Eligibility Requirements

  • College Junior or Senior within AAF District 7
  • Identify as Hispanic/Latino, Black/African-American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, or LGBTQ+
  • GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Studying advertising, mass communications, art/design, public relations, photography, or journalism
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

Applications must include

  • Résumé – Please include: Name, Address, Email, Phone
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervising academic official
  • Typed essay (500 words max) on one of:
    • Advertising and First Amendment rights
    • Truth in Advertising ethics
    • Personal suitability for advertising
    • Relevance of specialty (art, design, photography) to advertising

March 29, 2025 at 5pm

Previous Winners

2024 Janarious Carey
Lee University

2023 Veronica Pohl
Tulane University

2022 Lilly Tran
University of Tennessee – Knoxville

2021 Camille Womak
Samford University

2020 Samantha Henderson
University of Mississippi

2019 Olivia Anchondo
Middle Tennessee State University

2018 Kyung-Woo Lee
Lee University

2017 Angel Kelly
University of Memphis

2016 Ashley Paulmeno
University of Alabama

2014 Sean Rice
University of Memphis

2013 Anitre Littlejohn

2011 Christopher J. Porter
University of Alabama

2010 Michelle Gallien

2009 Jarrett Cocharo
University of Memphis