LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships Program 2018

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships for students of U.S. citizen or permanent resident USA . Applications are open until Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 pm PST Scholarship recipients will receive a trip to Atlanta where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two daylong career & professional development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception.  Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship in the amount of $2,500Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Undergraduate Degree

Field(s): Public Relations, Marketing or Advertising

Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 pm PST

Funded By: LAGRANT Foundation's (TLF)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships are targeted for students of U.S. citizen or permanent resident USA .

Funded By: LAGRANT Foundation's (TLF)

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship covers: Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship in the amount of $2,500:

Description

‣ L A G R A N T Foundation's Foundation  (TLF) is seeking applications from eligible undergraduate who  are studying public relations, marketing or advertising additional as major subjcets.

‣ Additional majors that also qualify are art, anthropology, communications English, graphic design and sociology – while demonstrating a career path in advertising, marketing or public relations.

‣ Scholarship recipients will receive a trip to Atlanta where they will participate in career building activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two daylong career & professional development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. 

‣ Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship in the amount of $2,500:

Eligibility

To avail LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or be an AB-540 student/DACA recipient
  • Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native
  • Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution within the U.S., carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter
  • *Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA (if you do not meet this requirement, please see the application checklist below)
  • MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations
  • Must have at least one year to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in May 2018
  • ​Recipients who attend a college/university east of Chicago 
  • MUST be available Saturday, May 19, 2018 through Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Recipients who attend a college/university west of Chicago
  • MUST be available Saturday June 2, 2018 through Tuesday, June 5, 2018. 
  • If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF's scholarship activities to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support

Scholarship Application Method

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships Application Checklist:

Application Checklist:

  1.  Undergraduate scholarship application (MS Word) or Undergraduate Scholarship Application (PDF)
  2. Application must be typed or it will not be accepted
  3. One reference letter from a college professor or internship advisor on official letterhead and signed
  4. Your current resume
  5. Unofficial transcripts from your college/university. If you are selected as a finalist, you must provide official transcripts.
  6. Headshot photo of applicant
  7.  Application form, which includes all of the following components. The following essay questions should be answered on separate pages:
  • A one to two-page essay outlining your career goals and where you see your career path leading you. In addition, explain why you believe it's important to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. You can include accomplishments relevant to increasing awareness about diversity in your community. 
  • A brief paragraph explaining college and/or community activities in which you are involved in
  • A brief paragraph describing any honors and awards that you have received 
  • *Optional: If you do not think your GPA accurately reflects your scholastic capability and achievement, then draft an essay no longer than one-page explaining the discrepancy  

*An acceptance letter from your college/university may be used as a substitute for unofficial transcripts if you are an incoming freshman for the fall

If you submit ONLY the application form, your application will NOT be considered!

Before uploading and submitting your application online, all application documents must be combined and saved into one PDF!


The deadline is Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 pm PST. Scholarship applications that are completeand submitted by January 19th, 2018 11:59 pm PST will be eligible for an extra 10 points. If your application is submitted after February 28, 2018, it WILL NOT be considered. 

*An acceptance letter from your college/university may be used as a substitute for unofficial transcripts if you are an incoming freshman for the fall

If you submit ONLY the application form, your application will NOT be considered!

All application documents, including your completed application form (with essays), letter of recommendation, resume, unofficial transcripts and headshot must be submitted for your application to be considered complete! Please submit all documents (with the exception of your headshot) as PDFs!


The deadline is 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 pm PST. If your application is submitted after the deadline, it will not be considered.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

‣ For transfer students: if applicants are not currently enrolled in the school they will attend during the 2017/2018  academic year, they must also upload an acceptance letter from the school which includes the name of their program/major

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