LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships are targeted toward minority undergraduate and graduate students, offering scholarships for students interested in careers in advertising, marketing or public relations. Students must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black (non-Hispanic) or Hispanic.
Up to 12 scholarships are offered to graduate students. Graduate students may apply in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year, or in graduate school. A grade point average of 3.2 or above is required. Up to 24 scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who maintain a grade point average of 2.75 or above. All scholarships are renewable.
Scholarship recipients are required to attend the LAGRANT Foundation awards program in either New York or Seattle where they will receive their scholarship and attend a workshop to learn career development skills. After the scholarship is received, recipients must agree to ongoing professional guidance for one year from the LAGRANT Foundation.
The LAGRANT Foundation is located in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1998 and is a non-profit organization that works to improve diversity in the field of advertising and public relations. Since 1998, the foundation has awarded $1.31 million in scholarships to 185 ethnic minority students as well as internships and full-time employment.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $5,000 - $10,000.
For more details, visit the scholarship's web site.