Newly Created Scholarship Program Helps Train Students for the “Real World” of PR
(November 25, 2019) – 919 Marketing, a public relations agency recognized as the fastest-growing PR firm in North Carolina, announces the winner of the inaugural 919 Marketing Scholarship Fund. Rebecca Bowes, a public relations major at NC State University, won the $919 dollar scholarship along with a Summer 2020 internship at 919 Marketing for her essay forecasting future trends in public relations.
“We are thrilled to award our first ever
scholarship to Rebecca who has a real grasp of public relations and the future
of our industry,” says David Chapman, CEO of 919 Marketing. “Our goal with the
scholarship is to offset tuition and related expenses and provide a rewarding,
challenging internship to students like Rebecca so they understand how their
studies translate into the real business world.
Rebecca has the skills, the smarts and the enthusiasm to join our team
and jumpstart her career under the guidance of some of the most creative minds in the business.”
“I’m so incredibly excited to win this scholarship and for the opportunity to work at your amazing agency,” says Rebecca Bowes, a 20-year-old Junior at N.C. State. “I can’t wait to hit the ground running and I know I will learn so much from your talented team.”
919 Marketing has a rich history working with NC State University, awarding dozens of internships to aspiring public relations and communications professionals. NC State Internship leaders are excited for this new scholarship.
an outstanding choice for the inaugural 919 Scholarship. Simply, she already
gets it at a young age,” says Dean Phillips, N.C. State’s Public Relations
Undergraduate Internship Director. “ Rebecca is dedicated, creative,
intelligent, and highly personable. These, among her many other assets, will
take her far in the world of public relations. Thanks to 919 for helping launch
what will become a highly successful career.”
919 Marketing will offer the internship and the $919 dollar scholarship in the spring or summer semester to qualified NC State students majoring in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Applicants must either attend NC State or plan to attend for the semester they are applying. The 919 Marketing team judges all essays, votes and then notifies the winner.
Formed in 1996 and headquartered
just outside of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park and the capital city of
Raleigh, 919 is a national content marketing firm with a proven track record of
helping companies increase revenue, create a competitive advantage and improve
marketing results. We provide high-powered strategic planning, public
relations, social media, digital marketing, business development support and
full creative capabilities — each utilizing proven processes refined over
hundreds of client engagements.
Our award-winning staff of
marketing strategists, TV and print reporters, and social media trailblazers
are seasoned experts, providing content marketing firepower needed to excite,
motivate and engage your customers and prospects. 919 clients include startups,
emerging growth companies and Fortune 500 corporations — from high-tech to
health care, hair care and elderly care. 919 Marketing is a proven, go-to
source for national companies of all sizes that want to grow their businesses.
For more information, please contact David Chapman, CEO, at 919-557-7890 or