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Scholarship Name:

Public Relations Professionals of Long Island Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island Scholarship to New York students.

Award Amount:


Number of Scholarships:

Up to two (2) awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Two (2) letters of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 3.0 GPA; 2) Must meet one (1) of the following two (2) criteria:

o The applicant’s permanent residence must be on Long Island (Nassau or Suffolk County)


o The applicant must attend college on Long Island (regardless of permanent residence)

3) Must have had an internship in a Public Relations/Communications capacity at a business, not-for-profit organization or government agency during the Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semester; 4) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 5) Resume required; 6) Letters of recommendation must be from an internship supervisor and a professor with whom applicant has studied; 7) Transcript(s) required; 8) Scholarship award payable as follows: Winner(s) will receive a check for $1,000.00 (made payable to recipient) and a one (1) year PRPLI membership.

NOTE: As a special thank you, all qualified entrants of this year’s scholarship award will receive a free student membership to PRPLI for the 2017-2018 program year.






New York NY

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online and paper application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

May be an undergraduate junior, senior (including graduating undergraduate seniors), graduate student or community college sophomore

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 158
Hicksville, New York 11802
Attn: Jessica Bellucci, PRPLI Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
Telephone: (212) 210-2626


                           March 1, 2017 (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).