“The Marketing Academy Scholarship is literally life changing”
– Scholar Alumni
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There are many development programmes which will teach you to be a better marketer and many more that can tell you how to become a better leader. We deliver the only programme that will also show you why.
Our FREE scholarship program focuses on our 4P’s development modules:
Personal Development: Become an extraordinary human being
People Development: Become an inspirational leader
Professional Development: Become an exceptional marketer
Purpose: Become a change maker
A free, highly selective, 15 day learning program delivered over 9 months for 30 carefully selected scholars. Packed full of money can’t buy experiences and best in class content this unique development programme has been designed to include a powerful combination of mentoring, coaching and lectures delivered by some of the top CEO’s, CMO’s and business leaders from the UK and the rest of the world. Between May and February the delegates will experience:
One to One Mentoring
Each Scholar meets with up to 8 of the UK’s most experienced and inspirational marketing leaders. We have a team of over 60 leading CEO’s, CMO’s & Directors from Marketing, Media & Advertising who each have committed their time to the Marketing Academy as ‘Mentor.’
9 months input from one of a team of 30 professional Executive Coaches. The coaching element of the programme provides the delegates with a critical sounding board, plus challenges and facilitates their thinking and development.
Residential Boot Camps
3 fully immersive ‘Boot Camps’ where delegates share learning, insight and experiences. The first is a 5 day Boot Camp in May followed by a 2 day Boot Camp in September and a 2 day Boot Camp in January where, in addition to a full induction, inspiration speakers, workshops and learning sessions, the delegates undergo an intense leadership development programme.
The golden opportunity to attend 4 Lectures on each of the 4 P learning modules; Personal Development, People Development, Professional Development and Purpose. Each Lecture is hosted by international speakers, world leading organisations and subject matter experts.
NOMINATIONS FOR THE UK 2019 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME ARE NOW CLOSED.
The desired criteria…
Want to be nominated or have someone in mind for the Scholarship Programme? Here’s a guide to the desired criteria…
- Ideally between 5 and 15 years in a marketing or agency role
- Already in a leadership role or position of significant influence
- Highly ambitious to further your career in marketing leadership; aspiring to board roles
- Demonstrates commitment to career with evidence of results and achievements
- Interests in charitable, social, cultural, creative or sporting endeavours
- Commitment to broadening horizons, such as world travel and further education
- High emotional intelligence
- Naturally driven to succeed
- Employed on a full-time (not freelance) basis in the UK with no risk of resignation, redundancy or termination for the duration of the program
How to get on the Programme
The programme is free but highly selective so firstly we ask senior business leaders working within Marketing, Media and Advertising to nominate the best of their emerging leaders for a place on the program. All ‘nominees’ then receive an ‘Invitation to Apply’ which includes essential information about the process.
Applicants are selected via a 3 stage application process, which involves:
Stage One – Application
Submitting a 3 part application including:
- Employers endorsement form
- ‘Showcase Me’
Stage Two – The Pitch
Following Stage 1, successful applicants will be invited to make a 10 minute ‘pitch’ followed by 15 minute Q & A. The pitch meetings will be face to face or via Skype/phone
Stage Three – The Panel
In the final stage all successful applications will be invited to a face to face interview with a selection panel of Marketing and HR Professionals
Throughout the selection process applicants will be assessed against a full range of competencies, desired characteristics, interpersonal skills and appetite for the programme
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The 2019 Scholarship Programme
You have until the 18th February 2019 to nominate the best marketing talent you know.