The May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship provide funds for individuals planning a career in public relations. Applicants must attend at the undergraduate level or will attend at the graduate level, a college or university in the geographical area served by the Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of PRSA, and have a declared major in the field of communications with a preference for those pursuing a career in public relations. Preference is given to PRSSA members but membership is not required to apply.
Besides completing the application form, applicants must also a letter of recommendation, as well as an essay in English demonstrating high scholastic achievement, interest in community service and financial needs. The scholarships provide funds for individuals planning a career in public relations and honors college students that best demonstrate the ideals that May C. Randazzo believed were the keys to the future of the profession – leadership, community service and scholastic achievement.