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2023 College Scholarship Sponsor

Reach Families Your Business Can Serve

      

Promote your business, be a resource to help youth and their families in Central Alabama and demonstrate the value of giving back to your community.

TITLE Sponsor: Limited to 1 Business/Organization
• Title Sponsor Status noted on all Scholarship Promotion. Birmingham Christian Family 2023 Scholarship Presented by YOUR COMPANY NAME/LOGO in all scholarship announcements and promotions including:

Taylor Woodard Headshot Appalachian HS
Scholarship Recipient 2021: Taylor Woodard, Appalachian High School “The BCF Scholarship has blessed my college career at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. I am currently studying Biomedical Sciences on the Pre-Medicine track. I am currently involved in Undergraduate Research Study, Tour Guides (Trailblazers) on campus, and a member of the NSLS Program. The BCF Scholarship has allowed me to progress to where I am in college and has provided me with some of the necessities I needed to become an excellent college student and Christian in college!”
  • Social Media Content (Videos, Facebook Lives and posts)
  • Scholarship application form
  • All print ads
  • Digital ads
  • Radio ads
  • E-news (5000+ subscribers)
  • News releases
  • Scholarship flyers
  • Scholarship certificates
  • Scholarship winning essays

Coverage January through May 2023.

  • The kickoff of scholarship applications being opened will take place at Sponsor’s business with a Facebook Live announcement and interview with you encouraging students to participate and the importance of giving back.
  • Mentioned/Tagged in every scholarship social post across
  • The announcement of Top Five Finalists will take place at Sponsor’s business with a Facebook Live video.
  • Promoted Editorial Spotlight (up to 400 words about your business in the scholarship section of the website and promoted throughout the scholarship campaign- January through May 2023)
  • Full Page Ad (January issue Scholarship Kick Off or May issue Scholarship Winner & Finalist Recognition)

Investment: $3,000


Virginia Balogh
Scholarship Recipient 2022: Virginia Balogh Vestavia Hills High School “I am so thankful for the scholarship I received from Birmingham Christian Family. It was a blessing to have more of my college expenses covered and relieved some of the stress of college costs. I’m grateful for the opportunity to be able to attend college out of state and this scholarship helped make that a possibility for me.”

MAJOR Sponsor: Limited to 5 Businesses/Organizations

Major Sponsor Status noted with your company name and logo listed in:

  • Scholarship flyers
  • Application form
  • Print ads
  • E-blasts (live link to your site)
  • News releases
  • Scholarship certificates
  • Scholarship winning essays

Coverage January through May 2023.

  • Half page ad (January issue Scholarship Kickoff or May issue Scholarship Winner & Finalist Recognition)
  • Social Media video with your company encouraging high school seniors to participate.
  • Mentioned/Tagged in every scholarship social post across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Investment: $1,500


How the Scholarship Program Works:

  • Applications Open January 2023 for high school seniors in the five county Birmingham area to apply for a scholarship that can be used at any college or university.
    Application form includes a short essay asking students
    “How has your Christian faith impacted your decision making in your high school career?”Scholarship Application Deadline March 17, 2023.
  • During the period of open applications, BCF shares this opportunity with our readers/followers through our print/digital issues, social media, e-subscription base, radio commercials and guest appearances. E-blasts and flyers will also be shared with area school leadership. Sponsors will be recognized throughout this 8 week promotion.
  • A panel of independent judges will pick the Top 5 essays from which readers will pick 1 Winner and 2 Runner Ups.

    Payne Watkins
    Scholarship Recipient 2019: Payne Watkins Oak Mountain High School “During my four years at Oak Mountain High School, I have been through many different
    trials and tribulations. I have
    seen lives changed both for
    the good and for the bad. My
    faith has allowed me to remain committed to Christ and to help
    others stay on the right path as
    well.”
  • Announce Top 5 Finalists on Facebook and Instagram April 3, 2023. Essays are posted on BirminghamChristian.com and a link to essays is shared and promoted through social posts. Each Finalist social post will include link to their essay and a thank tag to our sponsors. Each essay posted on BirminghamChristian.com will include a thank you live link to our sponsors’ websites. Based on previous years, more than 45,000 people are expected to engage in the scholarship promotion on Facebook alone!
  • Vote for Top 5 Finalists, April 4 through April 14, 2023 on Facebook and Instagram. To Vote for a Finalist, readers must like and share the post.
  • Winners Announced on Facebook and Instagram April 18, 2023. Announcement made from title sponsor location with thank you to all sponsors.
  • Winner Essay and excerpts from Runner Up Essays published in the May 2023 print and digital issue of BCF with sponsors recognized and thanked. This content will also be shared through our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • At least 3 scholarships will be awarded: $2,000 to Winner, $500 to top 2 Runner Ups.

Limited sponsorships available. To reserve your sponsorship, contact sales@christianfamilypublications.com, 204-408-7150. 

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