Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

May 31

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

Students must be nominated for this scholarship. There is no limit to the number of nominees that a Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter in good standing can submit. Nominati ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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