DDB Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship

DDB Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship: The Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship Fund was established in April 1998 by DDB Worldwide to recognize excellence in creative disciplines. Talented diverse students are awarded $5,000 each year. The scholarships are awarded to students based on outstanding creative talent. The scholarship program is funded by DDB Worldwide Communications Group, Inc. and it’s employees Omnicom, and outside donors. It is administered by AAAA Foundation, Inc., a charitable institution founded and operated in collaboration with the American Association of Advertising Agencies.


  1. Are African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native (proof of descent required), Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific, or Hispanic
  2. Are within 18 months of graduation
  3. Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States
  4. Are full-time student at one of the following schools:
    • Art Center College of Design
    • Creative Circus
    • Miami Ad School
    • University of Texas at Austin
    • VCU Brandcenter
    • Savannah College of Art and Design
    • University of Oregon
    • City College of New York
    • School of Visual Arts
    • Fashion Institute of Technology
    • Brigham Young University
  5. Have, or are pursuing, an undergraduate degree
  6. Show exceptional creative talent and promise

Bill Bernbach Diversity Scholarship