Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

May 26, 2018

Awarded By

Public Relations Student Society of America

Award Amount

Scholarships are awarded as follows: first place, $5,000; second place, $1,500; and third place, $1,000. All awards are given annually and are non-renewable.


Three awards offered annually; one for first place, second place and third place. Note: The association may choose to award a fourth scholarship or ties may be declared provided there are candidates of special merit and sufficient funds.

Additional Information

Students will be judged on the following criteria: academic achievement in public relations and overall studies; demonstrated leadership; practical experience, e.g. internships, other jobs, student firm work; and a commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate's statement. Winners will be announced and the scholarships will be presented at the annual awards ceremony during the PRSSA National Conference.

Deadline Info

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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