American Advertising Awards


Student Division

The American Advertising Awards Competition: Student Division, sponsored by the AAF and National Ad 2, is a unique national awards program designed specially for college students. Work entered at the local level can advance to the regional and national judging, just like the work entered by professionals across the country.

  • Applicants must be enrolled full- or part-time in an accredited U.S. educational institution
  • Student interns are eligible to enter
  • Submitted work must have been developed specifically for this competition, from previous projects or other student contests (work must be created while the entrant is a student not employed in the advertising industry).
National winning entries may receive the following:
  • Finalist certificate—great for resumés and portfolios
  • Prestigious Student American Advertising Award for first-place winners
  • $1,000 cash prize for national Best of Show winner.

Click here for Student Rules & Categories.