Public Relations Scholarships
Here are some of the Public Relations scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Every year AWC Seattle Professional Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding communications students attending Washington state colleges.
Eligible students must meet the following qualifications:
• Be a Washington state resident
• Be a registered student at a four-year college in Washington state for Fall school year
• Be a junior, senior or graduate student as of Fall school year
• Be accepted in, or applying to, a school at a four-year university or college to major in at least one of the following communications disciplines:
o Graphic design
o Journalism (print and broadcast)
o Multimedia design
o Public relations
o Speech communications
o Technical communication
o Television and radio production
Scholarship selections are based on:
• Demonstrated excellence in communications
• Positive contributions toward communications on campus, in the community
• Scholastic achievement
• Financial need
• Work samples
The National Speakers Association will award four (4) $3,000 scholarships to junior, senior or graduate students majoring or minoring in speech. Criteria for Eligibility: 1. Junior, senior or graduate students majoring or minoring in speech. 2. Applicant must be a full-time student (12 or more credit hours per quarter/semester). 3. Applicant must possess an above-average academic record. 4. Applicant must submit seven copies of a completed application form. 5. Applicant must submit seven copies of a favorable evaluation/ recommendation from a speech teacher or the department head/ dean of the college or university. 6. Applicant must submit seven copies of a 500-word essay on his/her career objectives and how he/she will use oral communication skills. 7. Applicant must submit an official transcript of recent college work. 8. Applicant should be a well-rounded student, capable of leadership, with the potential to make an impact using oral communication skills.
Program Description:The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and GMAC Financial services have partnered to provide book scholarships to assist outstanding Latino students in their purchase of college textbooks. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students in selected geographic locations pursuing degrees in Business, Communication or Urban Planning.Eligibility Requirements: * Be of Hispanic heritage * Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) * Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale * Must major in either one of the following: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Communications, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Public Policy & Management, Public Relations, or Urban Studies/Planning * Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a four year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam. * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Students who already are college students and who have declared majors in journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, communications or related fields. High school students may not apply. For the time being, awards are limited to students at colleges and universities in Southern California, principally Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
Junior (full time status) must belong to PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America.Major in Public Relations
Criteria: 1. Five scholarships will be awarded to students making significant contributions in each of the journalism options of: Broadcast, Magazine, Newspaper, Photojournalism, and/or Public relations. 2. Financial need is a factor. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should contact the Administrative Support Coordinator of the Journalism Department ((562) 985-4981; ) for more information and an application form.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal or food science, farm/ranch or business management, general agriculture, agricultural communications, journalism, extension, public relations, economics, international agriculture, finance, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, biochemistry, biological sciences, biotechnology, food packaging or technology or pulp and paper technology. Minimum 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required. Must be current FFA member. Applicant must exhibit strong leadership skills and have participated in community service. Some residency requirements may apply.AWARD: 80 scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must demonstrate financial need•Must be studying a major that falls under the Business Majors Application
The Zip Conferencing Scholarship was created to foster a new generation of effective communicators and promote industry innovation through the application of new technologies by emerging scholars.
The Zip Conferencing Scholarship is open to all communications, marketing and business school students. Zip Conferencing will award one $2500 scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the following questions:
In what ways have the use of new communication technologies affected the way that you interact with the world around you?
How do you plan on employing the skills learned from those experiences in pursuit of your professional goals?
Students must be enrolled at a 2 year, 4 year, graduate level or certification program for business or communication related studies.
All entries must be a minimum of 500 and maximum of 1000 words. Diagrams, schematics, illustrations and photographs may be included as supporting documents.
All entries must be submitted no later than June 30, 2015.
How to Enter:
Please include your name, contact information, institution, major and expected date of graduation/certification and completed essay in Word doc. Format and submit as a post on the Zip Conferencing Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zip-Conferencing/316475472348)
The scholarship winner will be announced on the Zip Conferencing Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zip-Conferencing/316475472348) on Monday, July 15, 2015, and the scholarship funds will be dispersed pending confirmation of enrollment.
Read more: http://www.zipconferencing.com/zip-conferencing-scholarship.php
Catherine W. Pierce scholarship was established to support students who are majoring in disciplines within the Arts and/or History. Mrs. Pierce had a great interest in helping deserving students pursue the fields of Art or History. The award amount is up to $5,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship students must:
- Be enrolled full-time at a U.S. accredited 4 year institution
- Have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Be pursuing a degree in an Art or History discipline (see eligible majors)
To complete this application you will need:
- To write an essay
- To provide an unofficial transcript
MINIMUM GPA: 2.5
ETHNICITIES: African American/Black, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American, Caucasian
RESIDENCY STATUS: U.S. Citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident
COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES
College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Master's Student
African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Business, Creative Design, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Culinary, Design, Economics, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, History, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Illustration, Industrial Design, International Studies, Journalism, Labor Studies, Mass Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Photography/Video, Political Science, Pre-Law, Public Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations, Religion, Social Sciences, Social Work, Spanish, Theater Arts/Drama, Theology, TV Production, Urban Planning/Studies, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance, Women's Studies
(1st - $1,500; 2nd through 5th - $1,000)
(Number of awards is dependent on number and quality of applicants).
These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue education or communication careers in dairy or food related industries. Major areas can include: Education, Social Media & Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Food Science, Nutrition (Human), and Journalism. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests in education or communications. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc.
Application Deadline is April 15
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