2016-2017 Horace and Susie Revels Cayton Scholarship

Provided by Public Relations Society of America - Puget Sound

Description:
This scholarship was established in 1992 in memory of Horace and Susie Revels Cayton. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Caytons were editors of a popular political newspaper, The Seattle Republican. Later in life, after publishing Cayton's Weekly, the couple turned their publishing expertise into a public relations business and were likely Seattle's first minority public relations practitioners. Each year the chapter seeks to recognize a minority student from Washington who demonstrates academic achievement, a desire to practice public relations and financial need. Criteria • Minority status – African American, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino American, Native American, Pacific Islander • Interest and aptitude in public relations demonstrated by courses taken, activities and/or internships • Full-time sophomore or junior in the 2013-2014 academic year pursuing a career in public relations who will be a full-time junior or senior during the 2014-2015 academic year at a Washington state college or university (Washington state students attending college out-of-state also may apply if they graduated from a Washington high school or have a parent who currently lives in Washington state year-round) • Academic achievement • Financial need (FAFSA not required) • Have overcome barriers in pursuit of personal or academic goals Applicants must include a certified college transcript with the application. (Allow two weeks for universities to process transcripts.) Scholarship funds will be paid to the appropriate university department and credited to the recipient. See attached application form for more information. Take special care to review your application to assure it is complete and error free. Your application will be reviewed by public relations professionals and will be held to a high professional standard. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Donor:
Public Relations Society of America - Puget Sound Chapter
Academic Year:
2016 - 2017
Scholarship Amount:
$3,500.00
Number of Awards:
1
Application Start Date:
3/11/2016
Application Due Date:
5/13/2016

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