2015 South Asia HLR Scholarship Recipient Anagha Anand on a Brighter Future

Each year, the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship is rewarded to five deserving students pursuing their independent studies around the world. The scholarship is named after J. Walter Thompson’s first female copywriter Helen Lansdowne Resor, who paved the way for female copywriters in the advertising industry. Not only does the scholarship award each recipient up to $10,000, but it also provides them with a paid summer internship at a J. Walter Thompson office in her respective region, a J. Walter Thompson employee mentor, and a “first look” placement consideration for future job employment. ...READ MORE

2015 HLR Scholarship Recipient Rawan Obaid Shares What Winning Means to Her

In 2015, when we ushered in the inaugural group of Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship recipients, MEA winner Rawan Obaid said, "My dream is to invest in society and to develop as a creative talent in design. I feel that this Scholarship is the first step to achieving my ambitions. It has also made me realize that I have the ability to over achieve and perform to the highest of standards.” ...READ MORE