(contingent upon funding)
The applicant must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a continuing sophomore or junior with a declared Mass Communication-Public Relations emphasis major
- Have a minimum total 2.75 GPA
- Have applied for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the FAFSA must indicate financial need
- Show a commitment to the study of and participation in the field of public relations demonstrated by maintaining a high GPA, showing leadership in student organizations, e.g. PRSSA Chapter, CJO, Ad Federation Chapter, participating in public relations-related special projects for campus and/or community organizations and serious pursuit of internship opportunities
Greg and Cathy Leaf are distinguished professionals in the public relations field who formed and own and operate Group Leaf, LLC, one the area’s rapidly growing PR firms. Mr. Leaf serves on the CJ Advisory Board.
The scholarship application is available here.