Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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 LAGRANT FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Lagrant Foundation

Attn: Programs Manager

626 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700

Los Angeles, CA 90071-2920

(323) 469-8680                                                   Fax: (323) 469-8683

E-mail: erickaavila@lagrant.com

Web: www.lagrantfoundation.org/site/?page_id=3

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority college students who are interested in majoring in advertising, public relations, or markerting.

Eligibility - This program is open to African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans who are full-tie students at a 4-year accredited institution. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and be either majoring in advertising, marketing, or public relations or minoring in communications with plans to prepare for a  career in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Along with their application, they must submit 1) a 1- to 2-page essay outlining their career goals; what steps they will take to increase ethnic representation in the fields of advertising, marketing, or public relations; and the role of an advertising, marketing, or public relations practitioner; 2) a peregraph describing the college and/or community activities in which they are involved; 3) a brief paragraph describing any honors and awards they have received; 4) a letter of reference; 5) a resume; and 6) an official transcript. Applicants majoring in public relations must also submit an essay on the importance and relevance of the Arthur W. Page Society Principles. Those students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Financail data - The stipend is $5,000 per year.

Duration - 1 year.

Additional information - Support for the public relations scholarships is provided by the Arthur W. Page Society.

Number awarded - 10 each year, including 2 supported by the Arthur W. Page Society.

Deadline - February of each year.