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Sales and Marketing Professionals – Pinebelt is now accepting applications for its 2020 Rising Star Scholarship. 


The Rising Star Scholarship recipient is selected through a competitive application process, which includes submitting an essay and student portfolio. In addition to being recognized during the SMP Pinnacle Awards gala in April, the winner will receive a scholarship for the fall semester, the opportunity to intern with SMP, and a complimentary student membership in the organization to attend monthly meetings and network with professionals.

Applicants must be a college student currently enrolled in courses related to sales, marketing, business, or communication or a high school senior who has declared the field as his/her major. Completed applications may be sent to Paige Robertson at no later than Friday, March 13.


The scholarship recipient is expected to attend the Pinnacle Awards, held Tuesday, April 14 at Southern Miss’ Trent Lott Center. Attire is business/cocktail. The recipient will receive two tickets to the gala and be recognized during the award ceremony.

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