Drs. Christine & Larry Helsel Public Relations Sch


The recipient(s) must be U.S. Citizen and an Illinois Resident. The recipient(s) must be an undergraduate student who is enrolled full-time in Eastern Illinois University. The recipient(s) must be an undergraduate student with a declared major in Communication Studies and have selected the Public Relations option. The Selection Committee shall require an essay of the applicants. Applicants should outline in the essay why they want to pursue Public Relations as a profession. A Copy of each essay shall be forwarded to Dr. Christine Helsel. An ideal recipient will have shown and demonstrated interest or commitment to Public Relations Student Society of America, EIU Chapter. The recipient(s) must carry a minimum 3.2 GPA. The recipient(s) must demonstrate a need for financial assistance to continue their education as an undergraduate student. The recipient(s) shall receive a minimum of $1,000. Once the endowment corpus has earned sufficient funding, additional scholarships in multiples of $1,000 may be awarded and more than one student may receive this award. Applications will become available March 7, 2014.

Major(s): Communication Studies
Year in School: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Renewable: Yes
Semester Awarded: Fall
When to Apply: Spring
Deadline: March 21, 2014
Contact: Chair, Communication Studies - 217-581-2016