The LAGRANT Foundation's (TLF) 2013 scholarship application is now closed! Thank you to all of the students who submitted their application for consideration. To view this year's scholarship recipients, click here.
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 $5,000:
- 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 or must minor in communications with desire to pursue a career in 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
1. 2013 Undergraduate Scholarship Application PDF or 2013 Undergraduate Scholarship Application DOC 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 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
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 2014
Before you being the online application, please have all of the following documents ready to upload:
- Completed Application Form PDF or Completed Application Form DOC
- Resume in a PDF or Word Document Format
- Letter of Recommendation in a PDF or Word Document Format
- Transcripts in a PDF or Word Document Format
- For transfer students: if you are not currently enrolled in the school you will attend during the 2013/2014 academic year, you must also upload an acceptance letter from the school which includes the name of your program/major