PR Student Scholarship Application Deadline is May 6

The Richmond Public Relations Foundation is opening its application season earlier in the year to align with Student Connections Week.

The Foundation is currently accepting applications for its four $1,500 scholarships for juniors or seniors at select Central Virginia colleges and universities.

**Deadline for scholarships extended until Tuesday, May 31**

Applying is easy.

To learn more about the David P. Hurdle, William Dietrick and Daphne Lowell Dailey Memorial scholarship program, download the application package.

The Jeff Wilson, APR Scholarship of Excellence is also available for a student of color demonstrating a passion for a career in public relations. Download the application package.

Here are some areas judges look for in essays:

  • Enthusiasm for PR
  • Use of AP Style
  • Error-free writing
  • Creativity
  • School and work experience
  • Community involvement
  • PR or communications experience

Please send any questions to Richmond PR Foundation president Cameron McPherson at