The Public Relations Foundation of Houston (PRFH) will announce the recipient of its first scholarship in May at the PRSA Houston chapter meeting. This recipient will be a communication/public relations student at the University of Houston, Texas A&M University or Sam Houston State University, and will receive a $1,000 scholarship to further his or her studies in communication or public relations.
PRSSA students are encouraged to apply now! The application is available for download below. Applications must be mailed and received by April 25.
Formed by PRSA Houston''s board in 2001 with an initial seed grant, PRFH has grown its scholarship funds through silent auctions, a professional development fundraiser last November and individual donations. Chapter members and guests will have an upcoming opportunity to contribute to PRFH through its silent auction held in conjunction with this year''s Excalibur Awards on June 9.
PRFH was formed to support educational excellence by helping prepare high school and college students for careers in public relations and communication. The group will award student scholarships and distribute funds to educational programs that support public relations and communication.
Members of the PRFH board include: Frank Agraz; Chris Bozman, APR; Alice Brink, ABC, APR; Beverly Freeman, APR (Vice President); Sabra Gill, APR (Treasurer); Mabel Menefee (President; Sally Ramsay; Susan Schmaeling, APR (Secretary); Cindy Suggs, APR; Ben Wheatley, ABC, APR; and Aaron Woods, APR.
For more information on PRFH, contact Mabel Menefee at (281) 261-6168.