Apex Scholarship in Public Relations established
The Communications & Public Relations Foundation, in association with Apex Public Relations of Toronto, has established an Apex Scholarship in Public Relations. The scholarship will be awarded to a student attending the new four-year Bachelor of Public Relations program that will begin at at Toronto-based Humber College in 2011. The scholarship will consists of $3,000 per year over a four-year period. Applicants will be required to demonstrate financial need as well as academic achievement and community involvement. A new competition will be held every four years. "There are a number of talented students who have the potential to be leaders in our industry, but might not have the financial resources to obtain the education they need," said Pat McNamara, CEO of Apex. "We hope this scholarship will help them in their pursuit of undergraduate studies and we look forward to supporting their progress."