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CPRS Student Member Benefits

CPRS represents the interests of students across Canada, serving to bridge the gap between formal education and the communications business world. CPRS also provides opportunities to learn from industry experts, meet other CPRS students, seek accreditation through the PRK® exam, be recognized for achievements, and have a great time while contributing to your professional development! The listing of benefits is extensive! Find out more about the benefits and registering as a Student on the CPRS website.

By joining CPRS, you can also benefit from membership in CPRS Vancouver:

  • Scholarships only available to local student members
  • Open Door to PR Day - spend a day visiting two PR / Communications workplaces
  • Discounted fees for local events, including dedicated student-only workshops
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Bi-weekly Essentials e-newsletter

CPRS Vancouver Student Scholarship

Funded by CPRS Vancouver, the CPRS Vancouver Student Scholarship is awarded each year to a student who submits excellent project work for a real-world client. Past scholarship recipients have found themselves in demand professionally and many have been offered jobs soon after they have graduated as a result of the award.

The winner will receive a one-time scholarship of $2,000 CAD.

Visit CPRS Vancouver Student Scholarship for details on the 2020 scholarship.

Greater Vancouver PR Programs

Greater Vancouver offers an array of PR programs at the regional universities and colleges. Many of our members are their graduates. Learn more about local PR programs.