Graduate Scholarships

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

Graduate student applicants meeting the following criteria and completing the application will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarship in the amount of $5,000:

Eligibility 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/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 3.2 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 in public relations, marketing or advertising or in art, anthropology, communications, English, graphic design or sociology while maintaining a career focus in advertising, marketing or public relations 
  • Must have a MINIMUM OF TWO ACADEMIC SEMESTERS or ONE-YEAR left to complete his/her Master’s degree from the time the scholarship is awarded in June 2015 
  • If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF’s scholarship activities from June 7 - 9, 2015 to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support
Application Checklist:

1. Completed application form 
2. A reference letter from a college professor or an 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

Please have all of the following documents ready to upload combined into one PDF file in the following order:

If you do not have the required program/software to convert your document, you can:
  • Visit www.doc2pdf.net to convert your documents into one PDF file
  • Go to a library or FedEx location with hard copies of each document. Scan your documents and save them as one PDF file at one of the printing station
If you submit ONLY the application form, your application will NOT be considered!

Please Note: if you are not currently enrolled in the school you will attend during the 2014/2015 academic year, you must also upload an acceptance letter from the school which includes the name of your program/major.

The deadline to submit your application to be considered for the scholarship is February 27, 2015 5:00 p.m. PST. If you submit your application on February 27, 2015 you have until March 2, 2015 to confirm your application was received. Applications cannot be resubmitted after March 2, 2015.



Scholarship Application
 
Note: All information must be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted!

YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ONE PDF FILE INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:

1. Scholarship application
2. Resume
3. Letter of Recommendation
4. Unofficial transcripts

DO NOT SUBMIT A WORD DOCUMENT VERSION OF YOUR APPLICATION

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