On behalf of the PRSA Foundation, here are scholarships for public relations and communications students.
Many scholarships and awards are available each year to students:
- Axia Public Relations Scholarship – $2,000 – This scholarship awards juniors who demonstrate financial need, experience and passion for public relations, and dedication to professional ethics and excellence.
- Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations – $1,000 – This scholarship awards graduate students in public relations or journalism interested in careers in corporate public relations.
- John. D. Graham Scholarship – First place $3,000, Two runners-up $1,000 each – This scholarship awards rising seniors who demonstrate leadership, academic achievement, practice experience in internships or work/service, commitment to public relations, and writing skills.
- Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award – $1,000 – This scholarship awards minority students entering their junior year who are preparing for a career in public relations and demonstrate a commitment to service and social responsibility.
- PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship – Two $1,500 awards – This scholarship awards minority students entering their junior or senior years who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and commitment to the practice of public relations.
PRSA also offers additional scholarships exclusive for Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members. Information about these scholarships is available on our website.
The deadline for most scholarships is April 30, 2022.