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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

WEPR Helen Ostrowski International PR Scholarship :: Deadline - Monday, March 1


$2,000 Scholarship for 2010-11 Academic Year
Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2010

The Foundation of WEPR (Women Executives in Public Relations) is offering a $2,000 scholarship for international students majoring in the Media and Communication Arts in the PR/Advertising Specialization at The City College of New York for the 2010-11 academic year. Men and women are welcome to apply.

Students are encouraged to apply if they meet the following criteria:

• Have international status
• Demonstrated academic competence (3.0 or higher current GPA).
• Student must have completed at least MCA 209 by Fall 2009 and must be either Juniors or Seniors in 2010-11.
• Evidence of serious intent to pursue a career in public relations, authenticated by faculty. This should include a statement by the candidate about his/her interest in the profession, and letter of support from the faculty. Information on relevant extracurricular activities and internships will be especially useful.

Eligible students should submit transcript, a 250-word essay on their interest in public relations as a career, resume and letter of support by a faculty member. Students may discuss any aspect of their education, professional experience, or career aspirations.

Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2010. INCLUDE COVER PAGE WITH NAME, PHONE, EMAIL AND NAME OF AWARD FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. Cash awards will be made Spring 2010 to be applied to Fall 2010 tuition.

Please e-mail Professor Lynn Appelbaum with questions or with your letter of application. Office S 472, Phone: (212) 650-6561, e-mail: lynn_appelbaum@hotmail.com.

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