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Marcademy Introduces Scholarship Program to Help U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves Learn Internet Marketing and Land Jobs

Marcademy, Inc. (http://Marcademy.com/) announced that it is accepting applications for its 2014 class of Marcademy Fellows. The Marcademy Fellows program is an intensive 16 week full-ride scholarship program that begins on March 6, 2014.  It’s the San Francisco-based institution’s newest digital marketing training program exclusively for U.S. military veterans, transitioning service members, and current National Guard and Reserves personnel.

Each instructional cycle is limited to 24 students and combines the best of two effective learning models – hands-on instruction where students learn Internet marketing directly from world-class professionals and a peer-to-peer collaborative learning component which helps establish a solid networking foundation. Without the burden of tuition or fees, and zero out-of-pocket costs, Fellows receive many of the perks of a military education without relying on Post 9/11 GI Bill or VA education benefits.

At the completion, Fellows will have exclusive access to unpublished job opportunities through MarketPro, the country’s leading marketing recruitment agency.

"There are many decisions military veterans make while getting back in the action of business and family which can include taking stock of in-service experience that is transferable to the civilian world,” said Tim O’Connor, Marcademy‘s chief executive officer. “A military career in the infantry or field artillery may not have a direct civilian equivalent. However, if a career in Internet marketing is of interest, we believe the Marcademy Fellows program will complement those with demonstrated experiences with analytics, strategy or numbers.”

Monthly sessions are facilitated by one or more members of the Marcademy faculty and staff, allowing ample opportunity to apply learnings to real business challenges. Topics range from search engine optimization to affiliate marketing to coding for marketers and more. To be accepted as a Fellow, startups must meet the following requirements:

·         Be an Honorably Discharged veteran of any branch of the USA Military Services, transitioning out of active duty service, or currently a member of the Guard or Reserve

·         Completed a minimum of 60 college credit hours from an accredited institution

·         Able to attend weekly classes (in-person or online)

·         Commit to learning Marcademy’s fullstack digital marketing curriculum and engaging with other Marcademy Fellows

Guidelines and the application form for the 2014 Marcademy Fellows program is available online at www.marcadmey.com. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2014.

About Marcademy 

Founded in 2013, Marcademy is a pioneer in Internet marketing instruction. Through its flagship program, Marcademy Fellows, the San Francisco-based institution’s mission is to provide U.S. military veterans, transitioning service members, and current National Guard and Reserves personnel with world-class marketing training, peer communities and premium access to job opportunities. Students receive the perks a military education without relying on Post 9/11 GI Bill or VA education benefits. For more information visit http://Marcademy.com/ and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Marcademy.

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