PRSA Capital Region Chapter APR Scholarship Deadline 2018 

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PRSA Capital Region Chapter APR Scholarship Deadline 2018 

July 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

PRSA Capital Region Chapter APR Scholarship Deadline 2018 

It takes APRo: Seize the opportunity of a lifetime!


Apply Now! To the 2018 APR Scholarship 


Application Deadline: Friday, July 13th at 5:00 p.m.

What is the APR? 

The APR designation is a lifetime accreditation. The APR Accreditation is the only professional certification program open to public relations professionals and it is one step all seasoned practitioners should consider achieving.  Earning the APR certification and the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation proves you have successfully demonstrated competency in the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to practice public relations effectively in today’s business arena.


How can the PRSA Capital Region Chapter help?

PRSA Capital Region NY believes in investing in the profession and the professional. We are offering a scholarship to help members earn their Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) certification from the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB).

UAB and PRSA believe that the APR certification is a mark of distinction for public relations professionals who demonstrate their commitment to the profession and to its ethical practice, and who are selected based on broad knowledge, strategic perspective, and sound professional judgment. (For more information on APR certification, please visit

This scholarship will fully cover the cost of the APR computer-based examination, which is the only fixed cost for APR


Learn more about APR accreditation here.


The Deadline:

Applications must be submitted by email no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018. The scholarship recipient will be notified by August 3, 2018.


Requirements for applicants:

  • Must be a PRSA Capital Region NY Chapter member in good standing as of July 2018 – applications from non-PRSA members will not be considered;
  • Must have five or more years of professional experience in public relations, communications, marketing or related fields;
  • Must be willing to take the APR computer-based exam within one year of application acceptance from the Universal Accreditation Board;
  • If and when the candidate earns APR certification, he/she must be willing to provide guidance and/or support to other PRSA members seeking accreditation (as available and as required by the UAB for continuing APR certification).



Look at the full 2018 Scholarship Application or contact Kristin Legere, APR, Accreditation Chair  |  via email or by phone at 518.322.6260


Apply Now!


July 13, 2018
5:30 pm


PRSA Capital Region
Kristin Legere