Lagrant Foundation Scholarship Program: $5,000 & Career Building Workshops with Industry Professionals in NY and/or Seattle

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The LAGRANT Foundation will provide 36 scholarships to ethnically diverse minority undergraduate and graduate students who are attending accredited institutions and are pursuing careers in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.images
Program Description:
Scholarship winners will receive $5,000 (undergraduates), $10,000 (current graduate Students) and a trip to either New York or Seattle where they will participate in career building activities. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, a day-long career development workshop and a scholarship recognition reception and awards program. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world.
Criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students
  • 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 for undergraduates & 3.2 GPA for graduate students
  • 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

The deadline is February 28, 2013.

Visit for more information and for the application: http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/Scholarship%20Program
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