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Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship

Offered by Wunderman Thompson

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 8, 2023
4 awards worth up to

$10,000

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

January 2025

Scholarship Overview

Are you a woman or non-binary college student looking to pursue a career in a creative field? If so, consider applying for the Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship! The scholarship is open to female and non-binary postsecondary students interested in a career in any creative field who are willing to intern for Wunderman Thompson. Wunderman Thompson is the New York-based global marketing communications agency that looks to inspire growth in brands and offers this scholarship. Their mission is to amplify historically marginalized voices in the creative industry and support students in their educational pursuits to help them join the advertising industry’s creative ranks. Their Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship honors their first-ever female copywriter, an “unparalleled creative force.”

To honor her legacy, every year, four recipients are awarded $10,000 each, a paid internship at a Wunderman Thompson office in their respective region, a mentor from Wunderman Thompson, and possible full-time placement upon graduation. If you are passionate about a career in the creative industry and are looking for an internship opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to female and non-binary students attending an undergraduate, graduate, and/or portfolio school. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA, Other

Academic Interest

Literature/English/Writing, Graphic Design/Printing, Film/Video Production, Marketing

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, 3-5 creative samples (portfolio), and the below application materials.

500-word statement

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

Yes, this scholarship is open to US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA students and international students.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Wunderman Thompson at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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