2013 Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award in USA

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The PRSA Foundation is funding Minority Scholarships. The foundation will be awarded up to the amount of $5,000. The scholarship is provided for the students enrolled in journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations. The students of USA (African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry) can apply for this scholarship. Student must be entering senior year of undergraduate studies and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Scholarship Description: The scholarship check will be payable to the winner’s university for use on his or her behalf, and can only be used to directly fund the winner’s educational pursuits. 

Study: The scholarship is provided to study journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations.

Course Level: Senior year of undergraduate studies

Scholarship By: The PRSA Foundation

Location: USA 

Eligibility: To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

-Be enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations.

-Be entering your senior year of undergraduate studies this fall.

-Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

-Be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry. 

Scholarship Open for: The students of USA (African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry) can apply for this scholarship. 

Value: $5,000 

Selection Criteria: Your application will be judged using the following criteria:

Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies

Demonstrated leadership on or off campus

Practical experience, e.g. internships, other work/service

Commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate’s statement

Writing skills as demonstrated throughout the application

Letters of recommendation 

Apply: This award application requires that you submit four typed copies of the following materials:

An application form (Word or PDF) signed by both you and a faculty member or PRSSA Adviser.

A letter of recommendation, no more than two pages, from either a faculty member or PRSSA Adviser

No more than two additional letters of recommendation from internship employers, educators or others

A one page résumé

Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. All four copies of your application materials must all be received at PRSSA Headquarters 

Deadline: June 14, 2013

Further Information: http://www.prssa.org/scholarships_competitions/individual/silverman/