About: The Betsy Plank scholarship is a prestigious honor that is awarded to three PRSSA members preparing for a career in public relations.
The scholarship is awarded in three different amounts. The first recipient receives $5,000. The second recipient receives $1,500. The third recipient receives $1,000.
Qualifications: The scholarship is open to PRSSA members who are in their junior or senior year of college.
Applications will be reviewed based on leadership, academic achievements, experience in the field and commitment to the public relations field.
When applying for this scholarship applicants must submit the following:
- Completed application
- A signed statement of 300 words or less describing their commitment to public relations
- Letter of recommendation from a Faculty or Professional Adviser
- Additional recommendation letters (optional)
Application and additional materials must be submitted by May 27, 2016.
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