Happy Saturday everyone! We would like to let you know about a scholarship that PRSA Boston is offering. Details and the full press release are below.
For Immediate Release
PRSA Boston Offers $2000 Scholarship Grant Program for Communications Students and Researchers
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 27, 2011
BOSTON, Mass. (April 14, 2010) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Boston Chapter is now accepting applications for its 2011-2012 Scholarship Grant Program, which provides financial support – on the basis of financial need and academic merit – to worthy college students or researchers in the communications field. The deadline for applications is May 27, 2011. The winner will be announced at a chapter meeting in fall 2011.
The amount of this year’s grant is $2,000. Undergraduate and graduate students attending a college or university in eastern Massachusetts are eligible, as are individuals conducting communications or public relations research. Additionally, the grant can be used by a student working in an unpaid internship at a nonprofit organization.
The Public Relations Society of America, based in New York City, is the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals, with the Boston Chapter as one of the organization’s largest chapters. Chartered in 1948, The Society has nearly 32,000 professional and student members. PRSA is organized into more than 100 Chapters nationwide, representing business and industry, counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has nearly 300 Chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
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Darlene Hollywood Public Relations