Scholarship

The 2018 PRSA Houston Scholarship program is open and accepting applications through May 18, 2018. We offer three scholarships for Freshman/Sophomore Undergraduate, Junior/Senior Undergraduate and Graduate students. And, special for 2018, we’re offering a scholarship to students whose lives were severely impacted by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

The application process is now done online through the PRSA Foundation website.

To apply, go to http://www.prsafoundation.org/prsa-houston-scholarships/.

We offer the following scholarships:

Freshman/Sophomore Undergraduate Students Scholarship

The Freshman/Sophomore scholarship can be up to $3,000 ($1,500 for two semesters) and is awarded to a full-time freshman/sophomore level student pursuing an undergraduate degree in public relations for related fields and who is from or attending a higher education institution in the southeast Texas region.

Junior/Senior Undergraduate Students Scholarship

The Junior/Senior scholarship can be up to $3,000 ($1,500 for two semesters) and is awarded to a full-time junior or senior level student pursuing an undergraduate degree in public relations or related fields and who is a from or attending a higher education institution in the southeast Texas region,

Graduate Students Scholarship

The Graduate Student scholarship can be up to $3,000 ($1,500 for two semesters) and is awarded to a part- or full-time student pursuing a graduate degree in public relations or related fields and who is from or attending a higher education institution in the southeast Texas region.

If the PRSA Houston Scholarship Committee interview panel agrees by a two-third majority vote that other scholarship finalists are deserving of support, we can award up to $2,000 in additional funds to deserving students.

Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be recognized and attend the PRSA Houston Excalibur Awards Gala that’s held in June.

For more information about the scholarship program or if you have questions about the application and selection process, please contact scholarship co-chairs, Ben Wheatley, ben@benwheatleypr.com, and Matt Zintel at matthew.zintel@zintelpr.com.