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Accreditation Candidate Scholarship

The Accreditation (APR) Candidate Scholarship recognizes a COSPRA member who demonstrates a strong commitment to continually improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities in public relations to benefit the organization they work for, other COSPRA members, and the greater public education community.

This is a self-nominating award.
The member chosen for the scholarship receives some funds to offset the cost of applying for Accreditation in Public Relations.

The recipient will receive a scholarship for $275 of the $385 fee to earn an APR. The winner can earn the other $110 of the fee back from NSPRA.

Nominee Requirements:

The nominee is a current CoSPRA member.
Has at least five years of professional experience in public relations or a related field.
The Accreditation Candidate (APR) Scholarship

Will be recognized at the COSPRA Annual Conference. 

  • Will be recognized on the COSPRA Website.
  • Fees 

There is no cost to submit a nomination for this award.

Deadline & Winner Announcement
Entries must be submitted via the COSPRA Awards submission form by March 22, 2024.
Winners will be notified by email and phone by May 6, 2024.
Entrants may request a summary of judges’ comments by emailing the Awards Chair, Stacy Blaylock, no later than July 30, 2024.

Submit your entry here.

COSPRA members may self nominate themselves

No entry fee

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