Being an AMA collegiate member offers many benefits, from career resources, professional development, planning and execution of collegiate chapter events, to taking part in the many annual marketing competitions and conferences. AMA collegiate members put classroom theory into practice!

We have chapters all over Georgia ranging from 10 to over 100 active members every year. Our students are freshman to seniors studying marketing, graphic design, computer science, finance, sales, advertisement, event planning and many other subjects.

Apply for the Ken Bernhardt Outstanding Collegiate Marketer of the Year 

Ken Bernhardt Outstanding Marketer of the Year

AMA Atlanta is focused on the future generation of marketing in order to cultivate the skills and talents of future marketing leaders. The Ken Bernhardt AMA Atlanta Outstanding Collegiate Marketer Award is designed to highlight key individuals driven to make a difference in the marketing industry. AMA Collegiate Members have the opportunity to be recognized by some of Atlanta’s best marketing professionals.

In 2019, one college marketing student will be awarded $1,000 from the Ken Bernhardt endowment fund, and others will receive $500. However, a maximum of one winner will be selected per college or university. To be considered for the award, students must complete and submit the attached application along with a recommendation letter from a marketing professor. All awards will be announced at the 34th Annual Collegiate Conference and Career Fair and will also be invited to attend the Atlanta Marketer of the Year (AMY) Awards where the winners will receive their awards and have the opportunity to network with marketing professionals.


  • Must attend a college in the state of GA

  • Must maintain the status of a Junior or Senior in good standing

  • Must be a student in marketing demonstrating key skills required of marketing leaders

  • Must have a GPA of 2.9 or higher

  • Must be a member of both AMA Nationals and AMA Atlanta

  • Must be a member of your local chapter

  • Must possess a driving passion for marketing and intend to pursue marketing as a career


  • Check back in November 2018 for application details!

This is a great opportunity for a $500 scholarship. One deserving winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship + bragging rights!


We educate students about career opportunities available in marketing. Our team is committed to training students through educational programs, personalized career counseling and networking opportunities. We are the link between the academic marketing world and the professional marketing world as college students prepare for their career. 

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AMA collegiate membership opens up your professional possibilities. As a member, you have immediate opportunities for professional development and networking, as well as access to the latest in marketing news, insights, and information. You can also take advantage of exclusive member discounts. Visit to learn more or sign up for email updates below.