Scholarships for Public Relations Majors

If you're pursuing a public relations degree, you're already aware of the power of the written word. Well, you might be able to put your communication skills to use helping to pay for college. Many scholarships available to public relations majors, after all, require the submission of a personal essay. Other requirements may include providing letters of recommendation, maintaining a minimum GPA or pursuing a specific emphasis within the filed. Financial need also may be considered. Many of the available scholarships are sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America, including some that reward academic achievement, some that benefit students of certain ethnicities or genders and some that recognize leadership. Other scholarships are funded by various organizations, such as the American Copy Editors Society, the Journalism Education Association and the Lagrant Foundation. If you’re interested in learning more about scholarships for public relations majors that you may qualify for, continue reading below.

Showing 1-20 of 24 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
John D. Graham Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|College senior|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment to Public Relations|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|Business Communications|Broadcast Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Anthropology|Art|English|Sociology|Communications|Graphic Design|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian Pacific American|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award Public Relations Society of America
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Organization: The Public Relations Society of America, Inc (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
MillerCoors Colorado Scholarship Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Biochemistry|Mechanical Engineering|Marketing|Public Relations|Finance/banking|Accounting|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Communications|Computer Information Systems|Sales|International Business|Supply Chain Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Colorado|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 300
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
Gary Yoshimura Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 2,400
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • May 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Communications|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • September 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Public Relations|Political Science|Economics|Accounting|Management|Finance|Human Resources|Advertising|International Relations|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
Jim Springer Memorial Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Communications|Advertising|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Coastal Bend Community Foundation seven-county, TX|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
CHCI-Wyndham Worldwide Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Journalism|Accounting|Computer Science|Communications|Media|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
Shirley McKown Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Advertising|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 2 awards
  • June 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Fine Arts|Communications|Advertising|Photography|Strategic Communication|Graphic Design|Illustration|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
Myrna Abelman Siegel Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Olympic Heights High School, Boca Raton, FL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|Vocational School|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 3,750
  • 50 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Advertising|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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