Southeast, Texas Students Receive 4A’s Scholarships

The American Association of Advertising Agencies has awarded 18 scholarships totaling $147,500 to women and minority students.

“We are handpicking exceptional students who are increasing cultural diversity in agency creative departments,” said Ed Wax, chairman of the 4A’s Foundation board of directors and chairman emeritus of Saatchi & Saatchi.

The awards were granted to students at Creative Circus and the Portfolio Center, both in Atlanta, the Miami Ad School, Virginia Commonwealth University’s AdCenter in Richmond and the University of Texas at Austin.

All 26 1998-99 scholarship winners went on to art and copy jobs at agencies nationwide, according to the 4A’s.