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

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Company: Knowmad Digital Marketing Major Requirements: Business, Marketing or Communication Year in School: Open to all students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program Where to Apply: https://www.knowmad.com/digital-marketing-scholarship Deadline: October 1, 2018 Scholarship Description: Knowmad Digital Marketing is now offering a $500 digital marketing scholarship specifically for students who are interested in digital marketing and will be enrolled in a business, marketing and communication undergraduate or graduate degree program by Fall 2018. Students must attend a U.S.-based accredited university. The application requires an updated resume and a 500-1,200 word response essay focusing on one of the three prompts. Resume and essay materials will be accepted in PDF format only. Read the criteria and submit your application here: https://www.knowmad.com/digital-marketing-scholarship . The deadline is October 1, 2018 and one winner will be named by October 15. Knowmad is a boutique digital marketing agency based in Charlotte, NC with over 15 years of experience. We are looking forward to the opportunity to create a relationship with and support future professionals interested in our field.

Thespian Scholarship Program

This program is open to graduating high school seniors who participate in the annual International Thespian Festival. Applicants must be member of the society, have a minimum grade point average of 2.7, and intend to use the funds to further their education in the communicative arts (theater, film, speech, radio, television, broadcasting, music or dance). They may participate in 1 of the 4 categories: 1) performance, with a solo presentation of a 2-minute song or monologue; 2) technical theater, with a portfolio of renderings, sketches, models or illustrations of scenic or costume designs; 3) theater educator, with an essay on why they want to be a theater teacher, their most inspirational teacher or the most important issue facing high school theater today; or 4) playwriting, with a manuscript of a play. Only 2 students from each troupe may participate. Selection is based on involvement with the thespian troupe at their school and their audition performance, portfolio, essay or manuscript.

National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, plus demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity. Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences. The application information is evaluated by the NDB scholarship committee composed of an external review panel and at least two board members. The recommendations of the scholarship committee are summarized by NDB staff and the scholarships are then awarded. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) through Dairy Management, Inc.(DMI) annually awards up to 20 $1,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy.Majors include: communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education. Scholarships are awarded based on outstanding academic achievement, an interest in a career in a dairy-related discipline, and demonstrated leadership, initiative and integrity.Candidates are expected to complete an application form, submit a transcript of all college courses, and write a short statement describing their career aspirations, dairy-related activities and work experiences.

ISF-ING Scholarship

The Islamic Scholarship Fund offers a wide range of scholarships based on the fields and majors it supports. ISF also offers many joint scholarships with partner organization that share its common mission and vision. ISF is honored to work with the Islamic Network Group, ING to host the ISF-ING Scholarship. This scholarship is only open to journalism, education, religious studies, and public affairs students. Recipients of this scholarship are encouraged to intern with ING within one year of receiving this scholarship. Description and Eligibility: ISF accepts online applications once a year starting in December for a period of three months. Each Eligible Applicant Must Be: Muslim and active member of the Muslim Community; Attending an accredited university in the U.S.; Majoring in an ISF supported field of study; Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average; A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.; An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing.

MillerCoors National Scholarship

Amount: $ 3,000 /Renewable Criteria •Junior or Senior university classification by the Fall Semester •Open to Business majors including : Accounting, Communications, General Business, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Public Relations or Sales majors •Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident •Must be of Hispanic descent •Must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale •Maintain full-time enrollment status (12 hours) for the duration of the scholarship period •Provide two letters of recommendation highlighting leadership potential •Scholar must attend ¡Adelante!'s Annual Leadership Institute in San Antonio, TX (Sponsorship to attend is included along with the scholarship) •Must attend a Partnering University

Mark Beaumont Scholarship Fund

The Mark Beaumont Scholarship was established by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences in 2010 to honor the memory of COO of Capcom North America and Europe, Mark Beaumont. This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the business of interactive entertainment. Possible career paths for Mark Beaumont applicants include (but are not limited to) executive leadership, law, marketing, public relations, and business development.

Altschul Champions for PRSSA Outstanding Internship Award

Award: $300 and a certificate The award check will be payable to the winner’s university for use on his or her behalf, and can only be used to directly fund the winner’s educational pursuits. Eligibility To apply, you must meet the following requirements: Be pursuing an undergraduate education in public relations. Complete a professional internship. Be a PRSSA member in good standing. Application You need to submit the following materials to apply for this award: A typed, completed application form (Word or PDF). A letter of recommendation from your internship supervisor. A letter of recommendation from your PRSSA Faculty Adviser. A typed 1,000 to 1,200 word essay describing the internship experience and addressing each of the following subjects in the order stated: Organization sponsoring internship. Internship supervisor. Period of internship. Internship responsibilities. Results achieved. What you learned. Value of internship to studies and future career.

Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award

Award: $5,000 The scholarship check will be payable to the winner’s university for use on his or her behalf, and can only be used to directly fund the winner’s educational pursuits. This scholarship is made possible by the PRSA Foundation. Eligibility To apply, you must meet the following requirements: Be enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations. Be entering your senior year of undergraduate studies this fall. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry. Judging Criteria Your application will be judged using the following criteria: Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies. Demonstrated leadership on or off campus. Practical experience, e.g. internships, other work/service. Commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate’s statement. Writing skills as demonstrated throughout the application. Letters of recommendation. Application This award application requires that you submit four typed copies of the following materials: An application form (Word or PDF) signed by both you and a faculty member or PRSSA Adviser. A letter of recommendation, no more than two pages, from either a faculty member or PRSSA Adviser. No more than two additional letters of recommendation from internship employers, educators or others. A one page résumé.

Gary Yoshimura Scholarship

Award: $2,400 The scholarship check will be payable to the winner’s university for use on his or her behalf, and can only be used to directly fund the winner’s educational pursuits. Applicants will be notified in early April. Eligibility For this award, you must meet the following requirements: Be pursuing a higher education in the public relations field. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Demonstrate financial need. Be a PRSSA member. Application To apply for this award you need to submit the following materials: A completed application form (Word or PDF). A letter of recommendation from internship supervisor/employer or faculty adviser. A 1,000-word essay describing a challenge you have faced, either personally or professionally, and how you have overcame it. An official transcript. Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. All application materials must be received at PRSSA Headquarters (not just postmarked). Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship

Award: Two awards, each $1,500 Established in 1989 by PRSA’s Multicultural Affairs Committee, the PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship annually assists and recognizes young men and women for outstanding academic achievement and commitment to the practice of public relations. Two scholarships, each in the amount of $1,500, will be awarded to talented communications students who are of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry. All applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at accredited four-year colleges or universities, be at least junior status and at most have one full term remaining as of Fall and have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 point scale. This scholarship is made possible by the PRSA Foundation. Eligibility You must be registered as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited four-year college or university. Membership in the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is preferred, but is not a requirement. A major or minor in public relations is also preferred. A student who attends a school that does not offer a public relations degree or program must be enrolled in a communications degree program (e.g., journalism or mass communications). You must be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry. You must have attained, by Fall, at least junior status and have at most one full term remaining. You also must have earned and maintained a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 point scale in all courses. Application A completed application form (Word or PDF). An official transcript of all college/university courses completed. A brief letter of recommendation from a PRSA member or an individual associated with the public relations profession (corporate, agency, government, non-profit) or higher education. A typed, double-spaced two page essay, on one of the following topics: Why does diversity matter to the public relations industry? What is the significance of having a diverse workforce in the public relations industry? How is diversity enacted in everyday public relations practice? What recent multicultural communication efforts have helped to bridge the gap between the community and the company/institution?

Stephen D. Pisinski Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500 The check will be payable to the recipient’s university for the recipient’s use, and can only be used to fund educational pursuits. Eligibility To apply, you must meet the following requirements: Be a journalism, communications or public relations major. Be in your junior or senior year of college. Have at least a 3.3 overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Be a PRSSA member. Application You need to submit the following materials to apply for this award: A completed application form (Word or PDF). A résumé including academic honors, special projects, activities and work experience. An official transcript. An essay of 1,000 words or fewer stating your career goals. Two writing samples (in addition to the essay). Two letters of academic or professional recommendation. The writer should send the letter directly to PRSSA Headquarters. Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. All application materials must be received at PRSSA Headquarters (not just postmarked). Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarships

Awards: First honor $2,000. Second honor $1,500. Third honor $1,000. The award will be payable to the recipient’s university for the recipient’s use, and can only be used to fund educational pursuits. Eligibility and Judging Criteria You must be a PRSSA member in your junior or senior year of college, preparing for a career in public relations to apply for this award. Applications will be judged on the following criteria: Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies. Demonstrated leadership. Practical experience, e.g. internships, other work/service, student firm work Commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate's statement Application To apply for this award, submit the following materials: The application form (Word or PDF) signed by you, your Faculty Adviser and your Professional Adviser. A letter of recommendation from your Faculty or Professional Adviser. A signed statement of 300 words or fewer that outlines your commitment to public relations and its ethical practice. Optional: Additional letters of recommendation from previous employers or professors. Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. All application materials must be received at PRSSA Headquarters (not just postmarked). Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

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