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.
Sunshine District Conference
As a benefit to our valued members, PRSA Orlando is excited to offer a member scholarship to the 2019 PRSA Sunshine District Conference in Tampa, July 25 – 27, 2019.
About the Conference:
Set sail this summer for Tampa Bay and discover your hidden treasure at the PRSA 2019 Sunshine District Conference. Join hundreds of public relations and communications professionals as well as industry leaders from across the state and throughout the country.
This premier event features professional development programming presented by nationally recognized experts in media relations, social media, crisis communications, measurement, corporate communications, campaigns and more. Unlock untold riches through unique networking opportunities. Experience the best in the business during the 2019 PRSA Sunshine Radiance Awards. Explore downtown Tampa like a native with fun adventures and activities.
About the Scholarship:
In 2019, PRSA Orlando will award one Sunshine District Conference scholarship to cover the cost of registration, hotel accommodations and additional stipend towards mileage, meals, etc. The chapter will register and pay for the registration fee for the selected recipient. If for some reason the recipient is not able to attend the conference, the scholarship will be awarded to someone else.
The deadline to apply is Friday, May 3. To be considered, please submit this application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with PRSA Sunshine District Conference Scholarship Application as the subject line. Winner will be notified by early May. Questions? Contact Carter Flynn at email@example.com
- The recipient must be a current member of PRSA Orlando
- The recipient must have a financial need
- The recipient must volunteer with PRSA Orlando for a year on one of the following committees: Programs, Sponsorship, Membership or Communications
- The recipient must fulfill two of the following requirements during the conference:
- Promote his/her participation in the conference in real-time on popular social media channels, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
- Write a conference recap article for PRSA Orlando’s chapter newsletter within 30 days of attending.
- Film and edit at least one video of the conference to cross-promote with PRSA Orlando during or within 30 days of the conference.
Click here to access the application.
As a benefit to our valued members, PRSA Orlando is excited to offer a member scholarship toward the 2019 International PRSA Conference in San Diego, CA October 20-22, 2019!
About the Conference:
At the PRSA International Conference in San Diego, you’ll be able to choose from a wide range of programs spotlighting the latest in public relations and communications strategies and tactics. At the same time, you’ll enjoy opportunities to enhance your personal and professional network while connecting with some of the world’s most influential companies and organizations. You’ll have the opportunity to meet communication and public relations colleagues along with over 150 industry experts from all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries during three days of practical insight and idea sharing! Click here for more information.
About the Scholarship:
In 2019, PRSA Orlando will award an International Conference scholarship to cover the cost of registration. The Chapter will register and pay for the registration fee for the selected recipient. If for some reason the recipient is not able to attend the conference, the scholarship will be awarded to someone else.
The application process for 2019 is now closed. Please check back for more information.
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.
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:
For more information about the scholarship, contact Wendy J. Roundtree, APR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applying for the Scholarship:
The application period for the 2019-2020 Fall semester is now closed. Please check back for more information.