The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship

Program Overview

The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship, which grants a $2,500 scholarship to one college student each year, is awarded to undergraduate students studying in the Business/Marketing/Communications fields, as they pursue their educational and professional goals.

It is AWeber’s mission to help entrepreneurs and small business owners be successful as they connect with and grow their communities. As part of that mission, we know that drive is something that is nurtured over time — and it all begins with investing in the young individuals who will be the entrepreneurs, business owners and hard-working professionals of the future.

How to Apply

To apply for the AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship, you must submit either a written OR video essay that answers the following two questions:

  1. How do you think digital communications (social media, email marketing, etc.) has impacted the way businesses interact with their customers?
  2. How can businesses improve upon the way they use digital communications in the future?

Submission Guidelines

  • Written essays should be 500-700 words and provided in PDF/Microsoft Word format
  • Video essays should be no longer than 3 minutes long and provided as a YouTube video link

Deadline for all submissions is May 31, 2017


Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university for the Fall semester of the 2017-2018 school year
  • Applicants must be majoring in a Business/Marketing/Communications field

Meet our Previous Scholarship Winners

About AWeber

AWeber is an easy-to-use email marketing tool that allows business owners and entrepreneurs to cultivate relationships with customers and grow their business. Since 1998, AWeber has been the email engine powering the growth of organizations around the world. Today, more than 100,000 small- and midsize-businesses, entrepreneurs, agencies and nonprofits are making the most of AWeber’s sophisticated email marketing platform. Learn More

About Your Essay

Please be aware that by submitting an essay, you are granting AWeber an unlimited license to use your essay in whole or in part as we see fit, and relinquishing any copyright to your essay. If you do not agree with this, do not apply for the AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship.