PRSSA Scholarships and Awards Deadlines

Many scholarships and awards are available each year to PRSSA members, totaling over $36,000. Mark your calendars and begin applying now for any of the PRSSA scholarships and awards. Print out the 2016–2017 Scholarships and Awards deadline page to always be reminded when applications are due. Consult the PRSSA Scholarships and Awards Qualifying Chart to determine which one you qualify for.


Name of Scholarship/Award Deadline
Bateman Case Study Competition Intent-To-Enter Due Nov. 7, 2016
Daniel J. Edelman/PRSSA Award for the Outstanding Public Relations Student February 2017
Ruth Edelman/PRSSA Award for Achievement in Women’s Leadership Development February 2017
Bateman Case Study Competition Entries Due to PRSSA Headquarters April 7, 2017
Stephen D. Pisinski Memorial Scholarship May 26, 2017
Gary Yoshimura Scholarship May 26, 2017
Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations May 26, 2017
John D. Graham Scholarship May 26, 2017
Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award May 26, 2017
Neumeier Family Leadership Award May 26, 2017
Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award May 26, 2017
Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship  May 26, 2017
Altschul Champions for PRSSA Outstanding Internship Award May 26, 2017
Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship May 26, 2017
Hall of Fame Award June 9, 2017
Lawrence G. Foster Award June 9, 2017
National Gold Key Award June 9, 2017
Star Chapter Award June 9, 2017
Dr. F.H. Teahan Chapter Awards Program June 9, 2017
PRSSA and PRSA Conference Grants June 9, 2017
Student-run Firm Awards Sept. 8, 2017

For more information on any scholarship or award, contact PRSSA Headquarters at (212) 460-1474 or email