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AMA Baltimore Announces Scholarship Award Recipients

March 31, 2017 |
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BALTIMORE, MD – The American Marketing Association Baltimore Chapter (AMA Baltimore) is pleased to announce the winners of its seven AMA Undergraduate Marketing Education Scholarship awards, presented annually to undergraduate students at area colleges and universities who are majoring in marketing or a related field. Established with the goal of supporting aspiring marketers in their education, the awards also provide a way for students to learn about the chapter and the career-building resources available at the local and national level. Scholarships will be formally awarded on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the 32nd Annual Marketing Excellence Awards at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor.

Applicants are evaluated on their academic performance and extracurricular involvement. Finalists also participate in a phone interview with the scholarship judging committee in which they are evaluated on responses to several questions pertaining to their work experience, future career plans and a marketing case study.

“This year’s applicant pool was quite impressive,” said Takisha Toler, AMA Baltimore’s vice president of collegiate relations. “All of the students were very accomplished and articulate and we are excited to recognize the winners.”

“The scholarship program was created to assist the next generation of marketers with their education as well as build relationships between AMA Baltimore and the future leaders in our field,” said Dov Hoffman, chapter president. “We are proud of our collegiate relations program, which also includes a student job workshop, educational programming and a speakers bureau.”

The 2017 scholarship award winners:

  • Marcia Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins University –  $3,000, 1st Place
  • Sarah Joseph, University of Maryland College Park –  $1,000, Book Scholarship
  • Angelina Bingei, University of Maryland College Park – $1,000, Book Scholarship
  • Jonathan Davies, Goucher College – $500, Book Scholarship
  • Jonathan Nass, Towson University – $500, Book Scholarship
  • Cameron Rogers, University of Maryland College Park – $500, Book Scholarship
  • Grecia Rojas, Prince George’s Community College – $500, Book Scholarship

For more information about the 32nd Annual Marketing Excellence Awards and to register to attend, please visit:

For more information about scholarship awards, or to donate to the Scholarship Endowment Fund please contact Takisha Toler, vice president of collegiate relations at

The American Marketing Association Baltimore Chapter is the area’s leading provider of networking, educational programming, and resources for marketing professionals. AMA Baltimore provides the opportunity for marketers to develop their personal growth, meet, and work with the area’s top decision makers and stay current on industry trends. Information regarding this upcoming event, business news, blogs, sponsorship or volunteer opportunities and membership information can be found at

Debbie Shapiro
Marketing and Communications, AMA Baltimore


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