THE MARKETING ACADEMY OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2021 US SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Marketing Academy US has opened nominations for the 2021 intake of its highly regarded Scholarship Program.

Opening for the 3rd year the US the Scholarship 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 also enables Scholars to access an enviable line up of C-suite Mentors & Executive Coaches in addition to a packed development curriculum is free, part time and will run between April and October 2021. 

Places are highly sought after. Over 400 people within marketing, advertising, media and communications competed for just 30 places in the United States last year.

Since The Marketing Academy opened its doors in the UK eleven years ago over 700 leaders around the world have graduated from what many describe as ‘life changing’ programs.

US Scholar, Ryan Colet – Business Director, The&Partnership said “ The Marketing Academy is one of the most fulfilling, valuable and enjoyable things I’ve been a part of – helping me develop professionally and personally, become a more purpose driven leader, and connect with some of the nicest, most ambitious folks in the marketing industry.”

The Marketing Academy operates in the UK, Australia and the USA and is a not for profit supported exclusively by sponsorship from the industry. This allows selection to the programs to be merit based and free to attend. Salesforce, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Accenture, Facebook, KFC Global and The Wall Street Journal, sponsored the 2020 US Scholarship.

Graduates of all programs are supported by ongoing Alumni Programs which are now supplemented via The Marketing Academy Virtual Campus, a 12-month program of lectures, masterclasses and workshops exclusively for The Marketing Academy community and sponsors.

Leslie Miller, Director of Marketing, Unilever and Chair of US Scholarship Alumni Program said that the “Alumni Program continues on all the greatness of the Scholarship Program – but with added benefits! As graduated scholars, we are using the program fundamentals, have established strong and connected relationships and have a powerful desire to give back to the program, and the alumni program is here to connect all those dots.  In addition, there are new tools, programs and opportunities to continue to grow personally and professionally.”

Potential Scholars must be nominated by their bosses or peers to be considered for selection. Nominations can be made here. The deadline for nominations is January 22, 2021.

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The Scholarship – a 9 month, free, part time programme for 30 of the UK’s fastest rising stars in Marketing, Advertising, Media and Communications.

The Fellowship – Equips CMO’s and Marketing Directors with the tools, knowledge and insight to make the move onto Boards and into General Management / MD / CEO roles.

12 month full paid Marketing Apprenticeship for young adults who because of challenging backgrounds, lack qualifications or poor life choices are normally overlooked for this kind of work experience