A) Full-time student from a four-year accredited college or university. Full-time status is defined by your college or university. It is determined by a specific number of hours/credits required to be eligible for full-time tuition.
B) Entering undergraduate junior or senior year, or graduate student (masters or doctorate). Student may be a sophomore, transfer student or in an accelerated learning program, but must be entering or beyond the second half of their undergraduate education or a graduate student by September 15 of the scholarship year.
Students who currently speak in public or who have an interest in furthering their career through public speaking are encouraged to apply.
In 1989, the Foundation established a scholarship program to encourage and reward juniors, seniors and graduate students who have a burning desire to pursue some aspect of professional speaking as a career. Each year the Foundation awards six $5,000 student scholarship grants in recognition of these individuals:
Cavett Robert, CSP, CPAE
Bill Gove, CSP, CPAE
Earl Nightingale, CPAE
Nido Qubein, CSP, CPAE
Jeanne Robertson, CSP, CPAE
Robert Henry, CSP, CPAE