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Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarships (Deadline: May 27, 2016)

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Who Can Apply: You must be a PRSSA member in your junior or senior year of college, preparing for a career in public relations to apply for this award.

Applications will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Practical experience, e.g. internships, other work/service, student firm work
  • Commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate’s statement


  • The completed application form.
  • A letter of recommendation from your Faculty or Professional Adviser.
  • A signed statement of 300 words or fewer that outlines your commitment to public relations and its ethical practice.
  • Optional: Additional letters of recommendation from previous employers or professors.

Deadline: May 27, 2016

Amount: $1,000, $1,500, $5,000

Learn More: http://prssa.prsa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/plank/