PRSSA Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship

PRSSA Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is proud to announce Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship. The candidates entering his or her junior or senior year in college in fall 2015 and major in public relations, journalism, or a related field are welcome to apply. The scholarship is designed to honor a student for his/her mentoring of others and his/her commitment to public relations. The winning candidate will get $1000 scholarship.

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications.

Eligibility:

To be considered for scholarship, the candidate:

  • Must be entering his or her junior or senior year in college in fall 2015
  • Must be a major in public relations, journalism, or a related field
  • Must be studying to prepare for a career in public relations
  • Must possess a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be attending a four-year accredited institution
  • Must be in good standing as a member of a PRSSA Chapter

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

  • One recommendation letter made by someone other than the applicant who can address the ways the applicant has helped others in their career and professional development, and how that individual has demonstrated their potential to be a strong mentor to others in the field of public relations, in a letter of no more than two pages
  • Essay of no more than two pages, written by the applicant, explaining the applicant’s commitment to a public relations and a career in the industry
  • Current resume
  • Official academic transcript

Award Amount:

$1,000 scholarship award will be given to the winning candidate.

Application Deadline:

Application Deadline is September 9, 2016.

Link for More Information:

http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/urbanski/

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