The following scholarships are open to communications students (or incoming freshman/transfer students if noted) IN THE PUBLIC RELATIONS EMPHASIS.

Please read the criteria carefully before applying. Failure to meet all criteria for a scholarship will result in disqualification of your application.

The Hopson Family Communications Scholarship

Award: One scholarship of up to $2,500 or smaller scholarships to multiple qualifying students
Application deadline: February 1 at 4:00 pm, or the last business day prior if Feb. 1 falls on a weekend, in 360 BRMB

Selection criteria and requirements:
• Undergraduate or graduate student in Public Relations or Advertising
• Must demonstrate:
1. Financial need
2. Scholastic achievement
3. Service to the community and/or church
• Must attach a letter identifying education plans,  applied service, any other community or scholastic awards received or being considered for, and how PR or advertising fits into career plans.
• Attach portfolio showcasing previous work (see application for portfolio instructions)
• 2-3 letters of recommendation (no comms faculty letters allowed)
• Resume
• Students who receive this scholarship are expected to attend the School of Communications Awards Luncheon

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Deseret Book Scholarship

Award: One student will be selected to receive a full tuition scholarship for one semester
Application deadline: February 1 at 4:00 pm, or the last business day prior if Feb. 1 falls on a weekend, in 360 BRMB

Selection criteria and requirements:
• Advertising or Public Relations student with 3.0 or higher GPA
• Must have at least one full semester of school remaining
• Must show evidence of excellent planning and execution of strategic communication plans
• Must submit portfolio with application (see application for portfolio instructions)
• Students who receive this scholarship are expected to attend the School of Communications Awards Luncheon and Deseret Management Corporation Scholarship Banquet.

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Bradley Agency Alumni Scholarship

Award: One student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for one term or semester
Application deadline: February 1 at 4:00 p.m., or the last business day prior if Feb. 1 falls on a weekend, in 360 BRMB

Selection criteria and requirements:
• Completion of one semester or term of Comms 390R (Bradley Agency)
• Admitted to the comms major in PR emphasis
• 3.0 or higher GPA
• Will be enrolled in 390R for term/semester during which scholarship is claimed
• Essay of 300 or fewer words identifying your contribution to the agency

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ABOVE SCHOLARSHIPS:

  1. You may apply for multiple scholarships, but must submit a separate application for EACH one.
  2. Initial each item on the application checklist to ensure that you have met all criteria and included all required items. Failure to do so will result in disqualification of your application.
  3. Turn your application(s) and all supporting documentation in to the main office in 360 BRMB by the deadline, February 1 at 4:00 p.m., or the last business day prior if Feb. 1 falls on a weekend, or unless a different deadline is noted in a specific scholarship’s criteria
  4. Portfolios and documents submitted may not be returned. Please do not submit your only copies of these items.
  5. Be thorough and concise when filling out the application. All requested information is required and must be filled in as instructed if your application is to be given consideration.
  6. Download and print copies of the application here.
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