Goal: To assist a student in earning an undergraduate degree in a communications-related field of study. Special consideration will be given to students pursuing a career in public relations.

Award: A $1,000 tuition scholarship

Eligibility: Any SPRF junior or senior student member currently enrolled full-time in a four-year university and pursuing an undergraduate degree in a communications-related field of study who meets the eligibility requirements may apply.


  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be a rising junior or senior.
  • Must be a full-time student.
  • Must be enrolled in a communications-related field of study.
  • Must be a member of SPRF. Membership is gained by joining a local affiliated organization.
  • One-page essay submission (500-1,000 words) on an explanation of your goals and desired roles in the public relations field.
  • A written summary of public relations activities, both professional and volunteer
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from faculty and one from an SPRF member other than your faculty member.
  • Consideration to attend the annual SPRF Conference.
  • Official transcript
  • All paperwork must be received by April 15.

Note:  All applications should be sent in a Word document. Names will be removed before sending to judges for a blind review of applications.

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