• The Lagrant Foundation is offering $100,000 in scholarships to minority students majoring in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Undergraduate students are eligible for $5,000 awards and graduate students can earn $10,000 scholarships.

• Grinnell College received a four-year, $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a program to increase the number of underrepresented minorities who pursue college teaching careers. Students selected for the program will receive financial assistance, mentoring, and funding to attend conferences and seminars.