Student Information

Students enrolled in full or part-time Public Relations programs at colleges and universities can become Student Members of their local Societies. Becoming a Student Member of CPRS gives you many opportunities in the industry, including:

  • Scholarships and awards
  • Seminars/Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Employment/volunteering
  • Networking

The following Member Societies offer Student Membership:

Students are also encouraged to apply for Student Awards that are presented by the CPRS annually.

Another student scholarshp is presented by the Communications + Public Relations Foundation:

Torchia Scholarship in Public Relations/Communications
The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has chosen to study public relations/communications in one of Canada's two official languages that is not his/her first language or mother tongue. The student will be entering his/her second year of study in public relations/communications at a Canadian university or college, in either a degree program or a multi-year diploma or certificate program that meets recognized standards of education. The scholarship is valued at $1,500 and is for one year only. Deadline is April 30 each year with the winner notified on or before September 15.