Announcing: The Inaugural PPRA Foundation Scholarship

A new, $1,000 scholarship is now available to college or high school students pursuing a career in public relations, broadcasting and/or communications through the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Foundation.  Funds may be used for continuing education, skills based training, or other items identified as a barrier to the candidate’s success.

Know any students who might qualify? Share the application link with them,  Eligible students should demonstrate financial need and candidates with diverse backgrounds will be given preference. The deadline is May 31, 2021.

Want to help spread the word? We are looking for PPRA members who will reach out to colleges/high schools throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. If you can volunteer, contact Bev Volpe at

This scholarship was made possible by a grant from the generous Sylvia Kauders Foundation. Future scholarships will be funded in part through PPRA Foundation fundraising, including our just announced raffle.

PPRAF is a is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, educational and charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of the public relations profession within the Greater Philadelphia Region and works under the fiscal sponsorship of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) and in concert with the Philadelphia Public Relations Association to achieve its educational and cultural goals.

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