The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment is intended for eligible college and graduate school women who desire to work and contribute their efforts within the field. Due to the under-representation 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 is granted to four applicants annually who are matriculating full-time in their sophomore, junior, senior or first year of graduate school. A minimum GPA 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:
-Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States
-Full-time enrollment required at a four-year accredited university
-Must be a Public Relations, Communication, Media Studies, Marketing or Journalism major with a desire to work in the entertainment or sports industry
-Must be able to demonstrate financial need and provide proper documentation upon request
-Must be a female residing in the United States
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.