“Think, Link & Learn”

Saturday, September 6, 2008

2008 Ogilvy Advertising Scholarship for Excellence

Deadline: Thursday, Sept. 18

Ogilvy will award merit based scholarships to Black or African American, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and/or American Indian or Alaska Native college students
with Senior standing.


  • $10,000 towards 2008-2009 tuition and fees
  • Graduating seniors receive automatic interview slot for the Ogilvy NY Associates Program or an interview for applicable full-time position within their respective area of interest.
  • Assigned Ogilvy mentor

  • Individuals must be full time students with a proven interest in pursuing a career in advertising
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Community outreach is a plus

Application & Process

  • Completed applicant information, see attached
  • A 250 word s or less essay describing career goals and how they relate to Ogilvy
  • Resume or portfolio
  • Official copy of College/University transcript
  • Two faculty recommendations or combination of faculty & former supervisor
  • Two sets of interviews with Ogilvy representatives
  • Scholarship recipients to be determined by the Ogilvy Scholarship Committee and Ogilvy Diversity Advisory Board

Applicant Information

  • First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name
  • Permanent Address (Street, City/State, Zip, Country)
  • School Address (Street, City/State, Zip, Country)
  • Home Phone
  • Mobile Phone
  • E-Mail Address
  • SAT Scores: Math & Verbal
  • ACT Scores:
  • Major:
  • Cumulative GPA:

List Extracurricular Activities:

List Awards and Achievements:

Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment VISA status?
Yes or No

If yes, please circle your current VISA status:
F-1 > J-1 > H-1B > Other

Rank your top and second choice for a full time position, at Ogilvy

  • Account Management or Marketing/Program Management
  • Neo (Media Buying/Planning, Digital Media)
  • Creative
  • Finance

Check your group status (optional)

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • Black or African American
  • Two or more races

Application deadline Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008

Submit completed application to:

Dean Cheryl Williams
535 E. 80th St.
New York, NY 10075


Loren Monroe-Trice
Partner, HR Mgr/Diversity Specialist

Ogilvy NY
309 W 49th St.
New York, NY 10019


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