Want to give your favorite entrepreneur a truly remarkable opportunity? Nominate them for the Marketing Academy’s amazing scholarship program. For 12 very lucky business professionals, a kind word from a business leader or marketing executive will deliver a full year of instruction and mentoring from C-level executives at some of the world’s largest firms.
You have until 1st March 2011 to nominate your brightest stars for one of just 28 places on this ground breaking programme which is entering its second year. After being nominated the individuals will be invited to apply for a Scholarship and will need to complete a rigorous selection process before being accepted into the Academy for this part time, 12 month, free learning experience.
Over 80 industry leaders and 28 executive coaches have agreed to give their time for free, including CEO’s, CMO’s and MDs of both agency and client companies, trade organisation and academia. The 2011 mentor line up includes Mikah Martin-Cruz CMO of Microsoft, Charmaine Eggberry SVP Marketing at Nokia, Amanda McKenzie CMO of Aviva, Moray MacLennan Worldwide CEO at M&C Saatchi, Cilla Snowball Chairman & CEO of AMV and Yasmin Diamond Director of Communications at the Home Office.
The Marketing Academy Founder, Sherilyn Shackell said:
“I’m delighted to announce that we are accepting nominations for 2011 Marketing Academy Scholarships. It’s been an amazing year for our current Scholars and we are incredibly grateful for the support we’ve received from our mentors, coaches, judges and partners. We’re very excited about the 2011 Scholarship programme which will be sponsored by our partners O2, Microsoft, Cadbury, ITV and Marketing Week and can’t wait to welcome the new Scholars at the end of the selection process in May”.
Neil Costello, one of the Academy’s 2010 Scholars said of the Scholarship “It’s a truly remarkable, once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from the very best marketers and leaders in the UK. Each part of the Marketing Academy jigsaw influences and compliments the other so well – from the coaching and mentoring, to faculties and giving back through charitable support – every up and coming marketer worth their salt should be considering applying in 2011.”
For a guide to the 2011 Scholarship and how to nominate your high potential talent, go to www.themarketingacademy.org.uk and click ‘Nominate Now!” The Academy will be accepting nominations until 1st March 2011.
This is an unprecedented opportunity for someone you know. Check it out.