Become A Sponsor:
Support Scholarship America's 2015 Education Dinner

Scholarship America is proud to host "From Dreams to Degrees," a celebration of college students and those who help make their success a reality , presented by Voya Financial. This national education event is chaired by Rodney O. Martin, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Voya Financial and will be emceed by NBC News Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis; it will be held on May 19, 2015 at Washington, D.C.'s National Press Club. We invite all who are interested in higher education to:

Read the details and sponsorship benefits below, download the From Dreams To Degrees Education Dinner Sponsorship Overview or contact Marian Marchese (215.459.6085 / mmarchese@scholarshipamerica.org), for more information on sponsorships.

Thanks To Our Sponsors:

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Voya Financial

 

 

 

MASTER GRADUATE SPONSOR
Plastipak Packaging Inc.

SUMMA CUM LAUDE SPONSORS
Rosemary and Michael Ryan

MAGNA CUM LAUDE SPONSORS
AT&T
Broadridge Technology
Capital One
General Motors
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
World Journal

DIPLOMA SPONSORS
Baker Tilly           
Herman Miller Cares
Hobsons             
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans
Kaplan University
Murthy Law Firm
Performance Management Group
The Principal Financial Group
Marc and Tracy Ross
Caroline and David Ryan
Michael J. and Linda Ryder
Jack Sebastian - Goldman Sachs Gives
Travelers
USA Funds
Ted Wang

Details
Honorees at the event include Katie Couric, national news anchor and Scholarship America Dream Award founding donor; Donald Graham, CEO of Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) and co-creator of TheDream.US Scholarship Program; Greg Martin for the General Motors Foundation's Buick Achievers Scholarship Program; and student recipients of the Scholarship America Dream Award.

Plans for the event include an evening beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception and dinner, as well as an inspiring program that celebrates college students and those who help make their success a reality. For more, see the Event Highlights page.

Sponsorship Benefits

  • Comprehensive public relations and marketing support, including media coverage, recognition on our website and social media, and in email and print news and publications.
  • Visibility to an event audience of 150-200 current and future prominent business and social leaders, as well as hundreds of thousands of individuals through Scholarship America’s broad marketing reach to college-bound students and their parents, civic-minded volunteers and higher education advocates and supporters.
  • Evidence of your company’s status as a philanthropic community leader and responsible corporate citizen that values education and is committed to developing the next generation of workforce leaders.
  • High-caliber servicing provided by Scholarship America, documentation that illustrates the value we deliver, and assistance with measuring the success of our partnership.
  • The opportunity to develop a year-round partnership to leverage the sponsor’s investment beyond the event by highlighting the company’s promotions, products and socially responsible initiatives by tapping into the marketing capabilities and powerful reputation of Scholarship America, at a local, regional and/or national level.
  • Sponsors at the Magna Cum Laude level and above will receive ad space in the event program, which will be printed in full color. Ads can be submitted in color or black and white; full color ads must be set-up in CMYK. You can find the full program advertising spec sheet here. The deadline for submitting ads is April 1, 2015, and files can be sent to dastry@scholarshipamerica.org.

Sponsorship Levels

PRESENTING SPONSOR: SOLD

MASTER GRADUATE SPONSOR: $75,000

  • Top level sponsorship works as “presenting sponsor” of event with premium visibility and benefits (category exclusivity guaranteed)
  • Top-priority seating for up to two tables of ten
  • Featured as “MASTER GRADUATE Sponsor” on all event promotional materials, including invitations, program, press releases and annual report
  • Full-page advertisement in event program with premium page positioning
  • Multi-media recognition as “MASTER GRADUATE Sponsor” throughout the event, complete with logo
  • Logo and recognition in other Scholarship America communications materials, including website, social media, and email and print newsletters leading up to and following the event, and annual report
  • The opportunity to be recognized during the program


SUMMA CUM LAUDE SPONSOR:
$30,000

  • Priority seating for one table of ten
  • Featured as “SUMMA CUM LAUDE Sponsor” on all event promotional materials, including invitations, program, press releases and annual report
  • Half-page advertisement in event program
  • Multi-media recognition as “SUMMA CUM LAUDE Sponsor” during the event
  • Recognition in other Scholarship America communications materials, including website, social media, and email and print newsletters leading up to and following the event, and annual report


MAGNA CUM LAUDE SPONSOR:
$15,000

  • Priority seating for one table of ten
  • Featured as “MAGNA CUM LAUDE Sponsor” on all event promotional materials, including invitations, program, press releases and annual report
  • Quarter-page advertisement in event program
  • Multi-media recognition as “MAGNA CUM LAUDE Sponsor” during the event
  • Recognition in other Scholarship America communications materials, including website, social media, and email and print newsletters leading up to and following the event, and annual report


DIPLOMA TABLE SPONSOR:
$5,000

  • Reserved seating for one table of ten
  • Recognized as a “DIPLOMA Sponsor” on all event promotional materials, including invitations, program, press releases, and annual report
  • Listed in event program as “DIPLOMA Sponsor”
  • Multi-media recognition as “DIPLOMA Sponsor” at the event


INDIVIDUAL TICKET: $250 ($135 tax deductible)

The deadline to register for attendance is May 8, 2015.

Scholarship America has secured a special rate of $359.00 USD per night at the Washington Marriott Georgetown for dinner attendees. Visit the registration page to purchase tickets and access the link to hotel reservations; if you already have tickets, you can make your hotel reservation here.

The Dream Award

Dream Award Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.

The Scholarship Coach

The Scholarship CoachScholarship America's blog, The Scholarship Coach, appears weekly at USNews.com, featuring expert advice on all kinds of scholarship issues. Here on the site, we feature a new highlight from the blog every week, and you can also download a free Scholarship Coach e-book!

Focus On The Finish Line

Scholarship America is dedicated to helping students get their degrees. Our 2013 Annual Report, Focus on the Finish Line, features statistics, stories, and student accounts of the importance of college completion.

 

Visit the online report to learn more and hear from our President, Lauren Segal.

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