The Ruth Segal Scholarship

Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE)

The scholarship is founded in memory of Ruth Segal, a long-time member of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) staff, who worked tirelessly to educate federal and state policymakers about the outdoor advertising industry. The scholarship is designed to encourage the study of issues specifically related to outdoor advertising and public affairs.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    High school seniors accepted to an undergraduate program; undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at an accredited institution; students who have completed an undergraduate program and have been accepted into a Masters or Doctoral program
  • Financial Need:
    Not Required
  • Major/Career:
    Individuals who are part of the outdoor advertising industry. Student must be studying government affairs, urban affairs, public affairs, political science, or related discipline
  • Miscellaneous:
    Applicants with connections to the outdoor advertising industry may be given preference in the evaluation process. Applicants should be very specific in detailing their connection and/or interest in the outdoor advertising industry or relevant industry issues.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Scholarships are awarded on the basis of: Financial Need, Academic Performance, Career Goals, Community/Extracurricular Activities, Relationship/Connection To Outdoor Advertising, Letter Of Recommendation
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Attach a 1-page essay (double spaced) outlining why you are applying for a FOARE scholarship, your career goals, area of academic study, and/or what a FOARE scholarship would mean for you.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    One letter of recommendation
  • Other Materials:
    Electronic Student Aid Report (SAR) must be submitted with the application if the applicant wants financial need to be considered as a criteria for receiving a scholarship; High school students entering the first year of an undergraduate program must attach a copy of SAT/ACT scores; Students entering the first year of a graduate program must include Graduate School Admission Test scores

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