2016/17 LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships For International Students In USA

2016/17 LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships For International Students In USA

LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is seeking applications from eligible undergraduate who  are studying public relations, marketing or advertising additional as major subjects.

‣ 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:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Undergraduate Degree

Field(s): Public Relations, Marketing or Advertising

Deadline: 29 February 2016

Funded By: LAGRANT Foundation’s (TLF)

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

Eligibility

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

‣ Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

‣ Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/American Indian

‣ Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter

‣ Must have a minimum of 2.75 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 public relations, marketing or advertising

‣ Must have at least one year to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded

‣ If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF’s career development workshop AND awards reception 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:

1. 2014 Undergraduate Scholarship Application which includes all of the following components:

  • A one to two-page essay outlining your career goals and what steps you will take to increase the lack of ethnic representation in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations. In addition, you must define the role of an advertising, marketing or public relations practitioner (depending on your emphasis). You can include accomplishments relevant to increasing awareness about diversity in your community.
  • A brief paragraph on a separate page explaining college and/or community activities in which you are involved in,
  • A brief paragraph on a separate page 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.

2. A reference letter from a college professor or internship advisor

3. Your current resume

4. Unofficial transcripts from your college/university; if you are selected as a finalist, you must provide official transcripts.

  • *An acceptance letter from your college/university may be used as a substitute for unofficial transcripts if you are an incoming freshman for fall 2016

‣ Before you being the online application, please have all of the following documents ready to upload combined into one PDF file:

‣ For transfer students: if you are not currently enrolled in the school you will attend during the 2016/2017 academic year, you must also upload an acceptance letter from the school which includes the name of your program/major

‣ The deadline i s February 29, 2016 5:00 pm . PST to submit a TLF scholarship application for consideration. We will not accept late applications.

‣ 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 2016/2017  academic year, they must also upload an acceptance letter from the school which includes the name of their program/major

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2 Comments

  1. Eshetu Azanaw

    February 26, 2016 at 7:24 AM

    Hi dear,my name is Eshetu Azanaw from Ethiopia.I have BA degree in journalism in Ethiopia.I am happy if i get a chance in marketing and advertising.please contact me on +251918042073 or eshetuazanaw@yahoo.com

  2. Anonymous

    March 28, 2016 at 2:18 PM

    hi dear my name duba bura i am ethiopia university students of 3rd year mathematics if i got this chance pls contact to me e-mail dubura65@gmail.com or 0910467960

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