Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA)
Scholarship Name: Florida Public Relations Association Student Scholarships
Description: The Florida Public Relations Association recognizes public relations majors at Florida colleges and universities with at least a 3.0 GPA. Students will have to become members of the FPRA to qualify for the award; member dues are on $25 per year. As a FPRA member, students not only gain access to the scholarship award, but to mentors, conferences and a job bank in the field of public relations. As part of the application for the scholarship, students are asked to write an essay about the future of public relations. Scholarship recipients are honored at the FPRA Annual Conference and Luncheon, which takes place in August.
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Public Relations, Communications (Public Relations emphasis/minor)
How to Apply/Contact: Scholarship information, including information about how to become a member of FPRA, is available on the Florida Public Relations Association website.
See Also: Scholarships for Communications Majors, Scholarships for Community College
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Scholarship Name: Messenger-Anderson Journalism Scholarship and Internship
Description: High school seniors and current undergraduate students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and who plan to pursue careers in journalism can win an award of up to $2,500 to study journalism in college. In addition to the scholarship award, students will also be asked to complete an internship in with Washington D.C., New York City or Los Angeles at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force field offices. This is a great opportunity to not only gain valuable scholarship money to play for tuition, books, or your dorm room, but also to gain valuable work experience. Students must be planning to attend a four-year college or university, and should have at least a 2.8 GPA.
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students, High School Seniors
Major/Field of Study: Journalism
How to Apply/Contact: To find out more about the Messenger-Anderson Journalism Scholarship and Internship, please visit the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force website. Your college journalism department should also have information about how to obtain a scholarship application.
See Also: Scholarships for Communications Majors, Scholarships for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students