CPRS/CISION Student Award of Excellence

Established jointly by CPRS and CISION, this award recognizes student excellence in the PR field. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in their final year (or equivalent) of a recognized, full-time PR program, instructed in a Canadian post-secondary institute.  New Eligibility Criteria: The student must be a member of a CPRS Local Society. Students must be studying at an undergraduate, diploma or certificate level. Proof of enrollment must accompany the entry form. Program coordinators or instructors nominate candidates, submitting a 300-500 word summary of how the nominee met the following criteria:

  • clear understanding and application of the principles of PR theory
  • demonstrates professionalism
  • leadership in scholastic activities
  • committed to pursuing a career in PR and demonstrates an ability to contribute to the status and acceptance of the profession
  • students must be enrolled in the program full-time

Winners receive a scroll and monetary prize offered by CISION.

Submissions are accepted from students in either English or French.
Entries must be received by April 10, 2018 at 5 pm ET.

Entry Form for Student Award 

Important Information

Submissions must be received on or before April 10, 2018
5 p.m. ET

Forward your submission by email to


Contact the CPRS National Office
Tel: 416-239-5884416-239-5884
Fax: 416-239-1076