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Here are some of the Public Relations scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AWC Student Scholarships

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 Advertising o Communications o Film o Graphic design o Journalism (print and broadcast) o Marketing o Multimedia design o Photography 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

Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship

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 underrepresentation 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 in the amount of $1,000 is granted to four applicants annually who are matriculating full-time in their sophomore, junior, senior or first year of graduate school. A minimum G.P.A. 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.

Political Science - Academic Opportunity Award

Scholarships are awarded to students in the following areas of study: American Government and Politics, Public Administration, Pre-law, and International Relations. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.

HSF/GMAC SmartEdge Book Scholarship

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)

Vernon C. & Mary H. Schranz Public Relations Scholarship

CRITERIA: Recipient of this one-year scholarship must be an undergraduate public relations major and show outstanding potential in the field. The scholarship for the academic year will be recognized at the annual Vernon C. Schranz Distinguished Lectureship in Public Relations program.GENERAL CRITERIA FOR JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS• To apply for any undergraduate scholarship, a student MUST be enrolled at Ball State University during Spring Semester and plan to enroll for at least one semester and take at least 12 hours per semester (or two hours of internship) while the scholarship is in effect for the academic year. In other words, recipients must be full-time students.• A student MUST have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.6/4.0 in all course work and/or outstanding media service before she/he can apply for scholarship consideration. Media service may include student publications, internships and/or other on or off-campus media work. (Some scholarships may have an additional GPA requirements.)• Applicants must submit copies of one to three samples of their published and/or academic work. Photocopies are acceptable. Study each description carefully (in every category) and apply ONLY for those scholarships for which you qualify. Students who have previously won one-year scholarships are invited to re-apply or apply for other applicable scholarships. Students must supply supplemental materials to the journalism department office no later than the set deadline date.

Lagrant Foundation Scholarship

Criteria: 1. Must be African American, Asian American, Hispanic, or Native American. 2. Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. 3.Must be majoring in public relations or communications or minoring in communications with a desire to pursue a career in public relations. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.lagrantfoundation.org/ for more information and an application form.

CNH Capital Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural communications, education, public relations, business management, economics, finance, international agriculture, sales or marketing. Applicants must exhibit strong leadership skills and have participated in community service. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Attendance at Iowa State University, Penn State University, Purdue University, University of Illinois-Champaign, University of Wisconsin-Madison or University of Wisconsin-Platteville required. Scholarship recipients will be provided information regarding opportunities for possible summer internships/employment at CNH Capital.AWARD: 14 scholarships at $2,250 each, non-renewable.

HSF/Winchell's & Yum Yum Donuts Scholarship

Program Description:The Winchell's & Yum Yum Donuts Scholarship Program is available on a competitive basis to freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors in a 4-year college or university of Hispanic heritage from California. All students welcome to apply with preference given to business-related majors. Awards are in the amount of $3,000.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. * Be a FULL-TIME student in a degree seeking program at a four year accredited U.S. institution in California. * Must currently reside or attend school in California with a preference given to students from one of the following locations: Greater Los Angeles, San Diego, Northern California. * Preference given to students attending Loyola Marymount University, University of San Diego. * All Majors allowed with preference given to students majoring in Business Administration, Accounting, Advertising, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Hospitality Management, Management, Marketing or Public Relations. * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Lowell C. Pratt Public Relations Scholarship

College/Department: Applied Sciences & Arts - Journalism & Mass Communications For a public relations with junior class standing major who shows promise of success in the field of public relations

Digital Third Coast’s Digital Marketing Scholarship

Twenty years ago, if you suddenly wanted to know what the difference was between gelato and ice cream, you’d have to find an encyclopedia, a dictionary, or a wizened old Italian grandmother to fill you in. Now, we live in a world where silly sounds like Google, Yahoo and Bing are verbs, and an entirely new industry has been created to help people capitalize on the power of digital marketing. With all the changes search engine marketing (SEM) has seen in the past ten years, we can’t know for sure what it will look like in the next five or ten years. Will content marketing continue to be a focus in digital marketing? How will data from PPC and SEO campaigns inform each other’s strategy? Will local SEO become more important as people become more mobile, or will our own hometown Chicago SEO give way to a more global search engine strategy? Frankly, it’s anyone’s guess- and that’s where you come in. In a 500+ word essay, share how you think digital marketing will develop in the next five to ten years, and what you think the industry will be like when you’re out of school and working in the marketing industry. You may focus on one how one aspect of digital marketing will change, or you can address how each branch of digital marketing will grow to interact with the others. The winning essay writer will receive $500 in scholarship funds to help you achieve your goal of working in SEO, PPC, or content marketing. The scholarship is open to planning to study the fields of marketing, advertising, and/or public relations. To enter, please send your completed essay to DTCscholarship@gmail.com, along with your name, age, grade, location, college/university, and your intended major in college. You MUST include “DTC scholarship” in the subject line of the email. - See more at: http://www.digitalthirdcoast.net/blog/dtc-digital-marketing-scholarship#sthash.3J2nnXvO.dpuf

Henry A Zuberano Scholarship

Requirements: Major in Political Science, International Relations, International Business or Public Administration. Be an undergraduate student.

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