Nominations for The Marketing Academy Australia 2025 Scholarship Program are open  – NOMINATE NOW


The Marketing Academy has opened nominations for the 10th Australia intake of it’s world class Scholarship Program.

This annual development Program gives high-potential leadership talent from within Marketing, Media and Advertising the insight, skills and knowledge to lead the businesses of tomorrow, and is recognised by the industry as one of the most prestigious and impactful development programs available. The Scholarship Program, which enables Scholars to access an enviable line up of C suite Mentors & Executive Coaches in addition to residential ‘Boot Camps’ is free, part time and will run between March and November 2024.

Places are highly sought after. Over 450 people within marketing, advertising, media and communications competed for just 30 places in Australia last year.

To be eligible for the Scholarship Program nominees must be employed on a permanent basis or run their own business. They must have between 10-20 years’ experience, hold a leadership role in their company, and be highly ambitious to further their career in marketing leadership. It takes just a couple of minutes to nominate someone, which you can do here:

The Marketing Academy, which operates in the UK, Australia and the US, is a not for profit and supported exclusively by sponsorship from the industry enabling selection to the programs to be merit based and free to attend. This year the AUS Scholarship was sponsored by Google, Commonwealth Bank, Salesforce, KFC, IAG, Optus, Dentsu and Deloitte Digital. Since The Marketing Academy opened its doors in the UK thirteen years ago over 900 leaders around the world have graduated from what many describe as ‘life changing’ programs.

There are very few opportunities in a career where you get the resources and expert support to look at your leadership style with such a forensic approach. Everyone knows The Marketing Academy breaks down the walls of doubt and indecision, but few realise that TMA also builds bridges, mends fences, and sets the course for fruitful careers lasting decades. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to have been involved and to have met my wonderful fellow scholars.” 2022 Scholar

TMA is hands down one of the most rewarding experiences of my career to date. Time to focus on you and your leadership journey to benefit the people around you that you influence is invaluable. This has fuelled me to drive my career and the work that I do like I stole it. I’m in the driver’s seat and I am so excited on what future holds as TMA Alumni.” 2022 Scholar

Graduates of all programs are supported by ongoing Alumni Programs which are supplemented by The Marketing Academy Virtual Campus, a 12-month program of lectures, masterclasses and workshops exclusively for The Marketing Academy community and sponsors. The Australia Alumni program has 240 members and is currently sponsored by Salesforce.

Potential Scholars must first be nominated by their bosses or peers at to be considered for selection.

The deadline for nominations is 17th November 2023


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