2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship in USA

2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship in USA ; and applications are submitted till September 11, 2015. Public Relation Student Society of America is offering memorial scholarship to honor a student for his/her mentoring of others and his/her commitment to public relations. Scholarship is awarded to students entering his or her junior or senior year in public relations, journalism, or a related field at a four-year accredited institution. Scholarship has a value of $1,000. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Scholarship is awarded to students entering his or her junior or senior year at a four-year accredited institution.


Field(s): public relations, journalism, or a related field.

Deadline: September 11, 2015.

Funded By: Public Relation Student Society of America

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship is targeted for for the citizens of USA.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not known

Scholarship covers: This memorial scholarship has a value of $1,000.

Description

Robin M. Urbanski-Janikowski was a seasoned public relations professional, well respected by national media and her internal clients, for her responsiveness, tenacity and candid approach.

‣ Most recently, Robin was a senior media relations manager, for United Airlines.

‣ There, she led all consumer-related media issues, including having a United pilot known for his customer service featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, and on all three network morning news shows
in the same week.

‣ Prior to joining United, Robin was a media relations manager at Tellabs, a manufacturer of telecommunications network equipment.

‣ There, she provided the company business-to-business public relations support.

‣ Robin also worked for McDonalds Corporation and for Ameritech, one of the regional Bell companies that became part of AT&T.

‣ She started her public relations career at Edelman, after graduating from University of Illinois.

‣ Robin served as a member of the Board of Directors and as an Assembly Delegate for the Chicago chapter of the PRSA.

‣ This 2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship was established in Robin’s memory by her colleagues, family and friends after she passed away in August, 2011, at the age of 41, following a 14-month battle with cancer.

‣ Robin is remembered as someone who loved the field of public relations, a profession in which she excelled.

Eligibility

To attain this 2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship , student:

‣ Must be entering his or her junior or senior year in college in fall 2014

‣ Must be a major in public relations, journalism, or a related field


‣ Must be studying to prepare for a career in public relations


‣ Must possess a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
;

‣ Must be attending a four year accredited institution

‣ 
Must be in good standing as a member of a PRSSA Chapter

Selection Criteria for 2015 Robin M Urbanski Memorial Scholarship 

‣ Judges will seek the following qualities:


  • One recommendation letter made by someone other than the applicant who can address the ways the applicant has helped others in their career and professional development, and how that individual has demonstrated their potential to be a strong mentor of others in the field of public relations, in a letter of no more than two pages.

  • Strong writing skills and commitment to public relations, particularly as expressed in the candidate’s statement in the application form

  • Demonstrated leadership
  • 
Academic achievement in public relations and overall studies
  • Practical experience in internships and/or other work/service
  • In good standing as a member of a PRSSA Chapter

Scholarship Application Method 

To apply, submit the following materials:


‣ Completed nomination form (Word or PDF)

‣ One recommendation letter made by someone other than the applicant who can address the ways the applicant has helped others in their career and professional development, and how that individual has demonstrated their potential to be a strong mentor of others in the field of public relations, in a letter of no more than two pages.


‣ Essay of no more than two pages, written by the applicant, explaining the applicant’s commitment to a public relations and a career in the industry


‣ Current resume
-Official academic transcript
Make sure all materials are error free and thoroughly proofread. 

‣ All application materials must be received at PRSSA Headquarters (not just postmarked) by September 11, 2015. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 11 September, 2015.

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