The Most Promising Multicultural Students program is an opportunity for you to launch a career in advertising, marketing, media, or communications. You'll receive the invaluable experience of networking with leading industry professionals and feel the excitement of the ad business by visiting the nation’s top ad agencies, advertisers, and media companies. Most Promising students also take part in the Most Promising University—an extensive, industry-focused professional development workshop, powered by Omnicom Group; attend exclusive recruiting events and are honored at the Building Bridges for Our Future Awards Luncheon in New York.
All materials outlined below must be submitted online (with the exception of the official transcript). The name on the application must match the name on the resumé, transcript, and ID.
All materials must be received no later than Friday, October 21, 2022, at 11:59 pm ET.
Submissions must include at least one (1) recommendation letter from a faculty advisor or nominator in PDF format. Advisors must be from an AAF-affiliated College Chapter, a College/University Advisor, College/University Professor, Local Advertising Club Member or Senior-Level Ad Professional.
A tagline or hashtag must be written by the student and promote his/her talents. Both the hashtag and tagline will be used for an awards luncheon slideshow if the applicant is selected and are a great way to reflect the applicant's personal brand. Taglines should not exceed 12 words and hashtags should be 1-3 words.
One professional photo in business attire must be submitted for publication and promotional purposes. Photos will not be viewed by the selected committee. Specs: 300 dpi, approximately 4"x6," JPG format only.
Applicants with an interest in creative positions should submit 3-5 pieces from their portfolios. JPG or PDF format only.
All students need to submit proof of academic standing when submitting their application. This may be in the form of an unofficial transcript. If accepted to the MPMS program, all students must send in an official electronic transcript: You may request an official electronic version of the transcript from your school website and have it sent directly to LeAirra Lacey at [email protected].
If you have any questions, please contact LeAirra Lacey at [email protected].