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.
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.
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.
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 2,400
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