John D. Graham Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Award: First place $3,000; two runners up $1,000 each

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.

You must be enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations, and entering your senior year of undergraduate studies in fall after the application deadline to apply for this scholarship. Judges will be looking for the following qualities:

Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies.
Demonstrated leadership.
Practical experience in internships, other work/service.
Commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate’s statements in the application form.
Writing skills demonstrated throughout the application form.

To apply for this award, submit four copies of the following materials:

The completed application form (Word or PDF), including signatures from 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.

Year of Need: College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 3

Min Award: 1,000

Max Award: 3,000

Deadline: 2020-06-13


Sponsoring Organization Public Relations Student Society of America
33 Maiden Lane, 11th Fl
New York, NY 10038-5150

Contact Person: Heather Harder, Vice President of Member Services

Phone: (212) 460-1474

Fax: (212) 995-0757