Our mission is to be the premier resource providing leadership that advances the public relations profession and is the catalyst for the success of our members.

We are proud to offer various scholarships that support our current and future PR professionals.


The PRSA Orlando/Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship provides financial assistance to one full-time University of Central Florida student majoring in public relations each year. PRSA Orlando has reached its goal of raising $25,000 to endow the scholarship this year, but there is still much more to do.

PRSA Orlando/Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship

Your contribution to the PRSA Orlando/Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship at UCF will help encourage bright, eager young men and women to major in public relations and become the next generation of practitioners.

Donating is easy and tax deductible. Please see the following two methods to which you may donate.

Online Giving

Visit the UCF Foundation’s College of Sciences Giving Page and designate the “PRSA Orlando/Frank Stansberry Scholarship” under Donation Information.

Giving by Mail

Checks should be written to THE UCF FOUNDATION, INC. with a note in the memo section that reads STANSBERRY SCHOLARSHIP. Please include a note that your gift is for the PRSA Orlando/Stansberry Scholarship. Send your gift to:

Ray Allen
Director of Development
UCF Foundation, Inc.
College of Sciences
PO Box 161997
Orlando, FL 32816-1997
Phone: 407-823-1953
E-mail: ray.allen@ucf.edu

For more information about the scholarship, contact Wendy J. Roundtree at wendygustama@gmail.com.

Scholarship Criteria & Application

  • Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at UCF in the Nicholson School of Communication majoring in public relations.
  • Applicant must maintain a minimum 3.0 average GPA.
  • Applicant may be required to submit a 1-page statement on Career aspirations, Professional/Community and volunteer activities (specifically explaining involvement in their discipline and student or community organizations) and how receiving the scholarship would aid them in obtaining their educational objectives.
  • Must demonstrate leadership roles in school or community by submitting a resume with the application.
  • The scholarship may be awarded to the same student in successive semesters until graduation, provided that funds are available and the recipient maintains award renewal criteria.
  • The criteria for awarding the Scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  • One $1,000 award available.

Click here to access the application.

International Conference 

PRSA Orlando is proud to offer a scholarship for the International Conference, held in Fall. Please check back for membership application.

Sunshine District Conference 

PRSA Orlando is proud to offer a scholarship to the Sunshine District Conference. Please check for back for membership application.