The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation: Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship
Fall 2017 Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017
The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment is intended for eligible college undergraduate and graduate school women who desire to work and contribute their efforts within the field. Due to the underrepresentation of this demographic in the industry, this scholarship fund has been established in order to aid women in furthering their education, encourage their valued participation in the profession, and benefit the profession as a whole.
The scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is granted to four applicants annually who are matriculating full-time in their undergraduate sophomore, junior, senior or first year of graduate school. A minimum G.P.A. of 2.75 is required and applicants are required to be enrolled in one of the following majors in order to be eligible: Communication Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Media Studies or Journalism.
In addition, applicants must meet each of the following criteria to maintain eligibility:
1) Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
2) Full-time enrollment required at a four-year accredited university.
3) Must be a Public Relations, Communication, Media Studies, Marketing or Journalism major with a desire to work in the entertainment or sports industry.
4) Must be able to demonstrate financial need and provide proper documentation upon request.
5) Must be a female residing in the United States.
Applicants who have submitted completed applications, and who meet the eligibility requirements aforementioned, will be notified via email or phone on a rolling basis if selected as a scholarship recipient. Further, recipients may be subject to verify that allotted funds are spent on tuition, fees, and/or supplies.
To begin the application process, please download the scholarship application form below and follow the instructions to ensure your application is complete before submitting. For additional information please feel free to contact us at www.FFYE@tfmjf.org. On behalf of Floyd Mayweather and the staff at TFMJF, we wish you much success in your educational endeavors!
Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship Application