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Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship for Creative Female Advertising Students 2018

The international Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship supports and promotes talented female creative advertising students from around the world in honor of the industry’s first female copywriter, Helen Lansdowne Resor. The program will run through 2020.

Application Deadline: 14th May 2018

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): Applicant’s country

Type:  Undergraduate

Eligibility: To be eligible,an applicant must:

  • Be female
  • Be registered as a student at a participating undergraduate and/or portfolio school and be no less than 12 months from completion of their degree at May 14, 2018
  • Show creative talent and promise
  • Maintain satisfactory academic and creative progress as determined by their school

Number of Scholarships: 5

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Each year, the HLR Scholarship seeks to award five female creative students scholarships up to $10,000.
  • In addition, each recipient will receive a paid summer internship at a J. Walter Thompson office in her respective region, an offer of a J. Walter Thompson mentor and “first look” placement consideration upon graduation.

How to Apply: 

  • Application form
  • Personal statement (500 words or less)
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • 3-5 maximum creative samples (less than 7 MB) showcasing your best work
  • Ensure that all required creative samples are uploaded or made accessible via a link (Google Drive, Dropbox, portfolio website, etc.) and include this link in your submission

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award  Provider: Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Foundation

Important Notes:

  • Scholarships are paid directly to the university/portfolio school you are attending
  • Tuition payments will be made until the scholarship balance reaches zero or when the recipient graduates
  • Reimbursement payments by J. Walter Thompson will not be made for tuition already paid by the student prior to being awarded the HLR Scholarship
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