George C. McNutt

NorCal BMA George C. McNutt Scholarship Fund

Open to Qualified Students at UC Berkeley, Notre Dame de Namur, San Jose State

Application Deadline is May 31, 2018!

The Northern California (NorCal) Business Marketing Association on behalf of the George C. McNutt Scholarship Fund invites students to apply for two (2) scholarships that will be awarded to students with a declared major in marketing, advertising, communications or a related discipline at the following San Francisco Bay Area academic institutions: University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont, California, and San Jose State University.

Details of the NorCal BMA McNutt Scholarship Program

Scholarships of $1,000 USD each — in addition to benefits listed below, dependent upon academic achievement — will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the marketing and advertising or communications field. Application deadline is May 31, 2018.

Scholarship awards will be announced and allocated at a NorCal BMA gala event in the Spring of 2017 with personal introductions and recognition of each award winner. These scholarships are funded from donations or interest paid to the George C. McNutt endowment fund.

One (1) to Two (2) Student Scholarships of $1,000 USD each shall be awarded. As part of the scholarship, recipients will also receive:

  • A free 1-year NorCal BMA membership (valued at $75-$300 USD)
  • A 1-on-1 mentorship with a NorCal BMA member for 1 year (estimated value of $15,000 USD)
  • Internship opportunities at Bay Area companies via the NorCal BMA BOD and its members (variable monetary value depending upon internship)
  • A 1-year pass for NorCal BMA monthly or young professional events (valued at $180-$240 USD)

The scholarships give priority to students intending to pursue careers in the marketing, advertising or communications fields. One scholarship will be awarded to a student at San Jose State University, University of California at Berkeley, or Notre Name de Namur University in Belmont, California. Graduate students pursuing their Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing are also encouraged to submit an application.

Support the NorCal BMA George C. McNutt Scholarship Fund

Your sponsorship of the Scholarship Fund allows us to help students in need further their education and achieve fulfilling careers in the broad discipline of marketing.

We welcome donations from organizations and individuals to continue this important scholarship fund and reach more students.

Sponsorship Levels:

Angels ($25,000)
Benefactors ($10,000)
Sustaining Donors ($2,500)
Scholarship Donors ($1,000)
Program Supporters ($500)
Members ($250)
Friends ($50)

• Ted Kohnen
• Venkat Raman, Raman Copywriting
• Kirsti Scott, Scott Design Inc
• Matt Scott, Scott Design Inc
• Sarah Autrand, Autrand Marketing Group
• Nancy Taffera-Santos
• Anonymous

BMA NorCal is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible as a business expense.