LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Public Relations Society of America

The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must be from following ethnic groups African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic or Native American, American Indian

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter
  • Residence:
    Must be a permanent resident (or U.S. citizen)
  • Citizenship:
    Must be a U.S. citizen (or permanent resident)
  • College:
    Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution in the U.S.
  • Major/Career:
    MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis in advertising, marketing, public relations or in anthropology, art, communications, English, graphic design, sociology while maintaining a career focus in advertising, marketing or public relations
  • Ethnicity:
    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
  • Miscellaneous:
    Must have AT LEAST ONE YEAR to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in June 2015
  • Other Benefits:
    Scholarship winners will receive a trip to Chicago 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.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    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 (as it relates to your career goals). You can include accomplishments relevant to increasing awareness about diversity in your community 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
  • Recommendation Letters:
    A reference letter from a college professor or internship advisor on official letterhead and signed
  • Other Materials:
    A brief paragraph explaining college and/or community activities in which you are involved inA brief paragraph describing any honors and awards that you have received

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