Scholarships for Communications Majors

Communications is a broad major that can lead to jobs in journalism, marketing or public relations. The diversity of this field of study also is reflected in the assortment of scholarships available to communications majors. These scholarships are often funded by professional associations, such as the National Press Club, and local community foundations. Some scholarships may be reserved for women or members of minority groups. To be eligible, applicants may have to meet a minimum GPA requirement, as well as submit an essay, portfolio of work and letters of recommendation. In some cases, financial need is considered. If you’re a communications major interested in learning more about the scholarships that may be available to you, keep reading below.

Showing 21-40 of 167 scholarships
View Details William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-31-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|High school graduate|
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William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship is a $2,000 fund given to a student that exemplifies dedication and high journalistic standards. The scholarship honor the Texas journalist William Ruggles. The basis for the award is scholastic ability and interest in the of the institute.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business|Finance|Real Estate|Communications|Entrepreneurship|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Community College Transfer Students|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors and community college transfers. Students majoring in Business, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate, Finance, communications or related majors are preferred.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,800
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Physical Therapy|Sports|Athletic Training|Sports Management|Sports Information|Sports Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |Tennessee|
  • School (College): |Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|Accredited University|
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The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Jeff Byrd Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate junior and seniors student. Applicants must pursue a sports-related field of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship The Radio Television Digital News Association
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Digital Journalism|
  • Career: |Television (Industry)|Radio (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship provides a $1,000 fund to an undergraduate student who is pursuing a career in radio, television, or digital journalism. The scholarship was established in 2011 in honor of Lou Prato, who has been in service to RTDNA and RTDNF for more than 30 years.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Communications|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications is offered to college and graduate students. The scholarship provides an approximately $2,000 fund that can be used in studying communications. The program is open to Rhode Island minority student.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |Arizona|
  • School (College): |Regionally Accredited Schools|Santa Barbara, CA|Los Angeles, CA|Orange, CA|San Diego, CA|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing study in the field of electronics, communications, or related fields in a regionally accredited institution. Applicants must have any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Lisa Bjork Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Jupiter High School, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating senior of Jupiter High School or any Palm Beach County public high school who is planning to pursue a career in journalism and communications.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The scholarship is founded in honor of Chester Burger who is one of the pre-eminent leaders in the public relations profession, helping to shape the discipline of public relations counseling at major global corporations. The scholarship is designed to encourage graduate public relations students to pursue careers in corporate public relations, with the goal of making the public relations function more essential to the successful achievement of corporate goals consistent with the public interest, the precepts of sound business and the needs of key stakeholders.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Donate to the Charlie Corr Memorial Scholarship Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|Document Management|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Scholarship was established in honor of Charlie Corr, a great advocate and leader of the printing industry to support outstanding full-time student committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details SAGE Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,500 - 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |English|Language|Journalism|Creative Writing|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|
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This scholarship is awarded to deserving students who are graduating from any high school in Ventura County and enrolling in an accredited 4-year college or university or an accredited community college. Though the scholarship is open to applicants majoring in any field, preference in the selection process will be given to those majoring in English, Journalism, Creative Writing, and other language arts. Applicants also be a resident of Ventura County and must demonstrate excellent scholarship, initiative, good citizenship and excellent writing skills.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Jake McClain Driver KC5WXA Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Electronics|Computer Science|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • Residence: Live in |Arkansas|Mississippi|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing electronics, computers or journalism in any institution. Applicants must have a Technical Class license or higher and can provide at least one QLSL card received within the past 12 months.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details International Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|Clinical Audiology|Speech Pathology|
  • School (College): |U.S Institution|
  • Career: |Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Pathology Accredited Programs|
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This scholarship is offered by the Kala Singh Memorial Fund to benefit international students studying in the United States. To be eligible, applicants must be accepted or enrolled in graduate study in a communication sciences and disorders program in the United States. Speech-language pathology or clinical doctoral programs in audiology must be accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). Students must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |History|Anthropology|Women's Studies|Art|Ethnic/cultural studies|English|Geography|Labor Studies|Literature|Sociology|Urban Studies|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |California|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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The Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History was created by The Fund for Labor Culture and History. This fellowship supports innovative study of the philosophies, identities, problems, and the expressive cultures of working people in the U.S.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Chuck Benedict Memorial Journalism Scholarship Community Foundation of the Verdugos
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Sports Journalism|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Glendale Community College journalism student planning on transferring to a 4-year university journalism program with emphasis in sports journalism. Applicants must be referred by a Glendale Community College journalism professor.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details F. Ward Just Scholarship Application F. Ward Just Scholarship Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Media Communication|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Lake County, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|
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This scholarship was established in 1967 by F. Ward Just, former publisher of the News-Sun, to benefit graduates of Lake County, (IL) high schools. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate study in journalism or media communications. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Magnolia DX Association Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Electronics|Computer Science|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |Mississippi|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The scholarship is awarded to a deserving graduating high school senior who resides in Mississippi or Delta Division and will pursue a study in Electronics, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering or related fields at an accredited college, university or technical school in Mississippi.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ONWA Annual Scholarship Ohio Newspapers Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students currently enrolled as a junior or senior in an Ohio college or university. Students must be majoring in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program. This scholarship was established by The Ohio Newspaper Womens Association but was transferred to the Ohio Newspapers Foundation in 2004 when ONWA disbanded.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,400
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Commercial Art|Media|
  • School (K-12): |Greeneville High School, Greeneville, TN|Greene, TN|Tusculum College, Greenville, TN|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Not-for-profit|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding graduating seniors of Greene County or Greeneville High School who are planning to pursue a study in fine arts, commercial arts, or media arts in an accredited not-for-profit college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Fine Arts|Communications|Mass Communications|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): |United Negro College Funde college or university|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding African-American students who are pursuing a degree in communications, fine arts, journalism, mass communications, mass media arts, music, photography, TV production, or visual arts in a participating UNCF college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students majoring in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program in an Ohio college or university. Students demonstrating a career commitment to newspaper journalism are given preference.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
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