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Feb 13

Announcing the 2017 Kelly Somey Digital Marketing Scholarship


In: Company News


The Kelly Somey Digital Marketing Scholarship rewards a college bound student with interest in pursuing a digital marketing career and passion for creativity. 

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a high school senior and interested in pursuing a creative career in the digital space. UNION will review all applications and select one recipient to receive the $1,000 scholarship.

This scholarship will be awarded on May 2nd.


This scholarship honors Kelly Somey, a former high school art teacher. Mr. Somey was a dedicated mentor and teacher that went above and beyond to provide guidance to students looking to harness their creative talents to pursue careers in creative fields.

Recipients Will Receive

A scholarship worth $1,000 will be awarded to be awarded the first week of May.


The deadline for entries is April 3rd. The winner will be announced on May 2nd.

How to Apply

Please submit a 300-500 word essay describing your passion for creativity (bonus points for a focus on digital!) that also highlights any teachers or mentors that have helped you along the way. Please submit your essay to scholarship@union.co with 2017 Digital Marketing Scholarship in the headline. 

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UNION is a digital marketing agency founded in 2002 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Considered a digital marketing leader, UNION collaborates with many of the Southeast region's top brands to achieve business objectives through strategy, creative and technology. The agency specializes in crafting digital marketing platforms, content and campaigns that deliver meaningful and measurable ROI results. Want to work with us?

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