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.

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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Media|Multimedia|
  • Residence: Live in |Colorado|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Colorado Press Association Scholarship - College Students was established by the Colorado Press Association. The scholarship provides a $2,500 funds to support students in pursuing journalism/media. The program is open to students who will be a full-time junior or senior (minimum 12 credits/semester) at a four-year Colorado college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details The L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|South Carolina|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |North Carolina|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunity to students who has an active General Class license or higher and pursuing a bachelor's degree in electronics, communications, or related fields at a school in the ARRL Roanoke Division (NC, SC, VA, WV) .
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,250
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Broadcast Journalism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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To honor the memory of Jerry Turner and celebrate his career in broadcast journalism at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, this scholarship was created. This scholarship benefits graduating high school students residing in the state of Maryland. Applicants must be pursuing study in the field of broadcast journalism from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Communication Disorder/Speech Therapy Scholarship General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts (GFWC of MA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Speech Therapy|Communication Sciences and Disorders|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Massachusetts|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This scholarship was established to benefit individuals pursuing a graduate study in communication disorder or speech therapy. The scholarship will be given only if enough funds are available. Applicants must be a legal resident of Massachusetts.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details CHCI-Tyson Foods Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 50 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Journalism|Accounting|Computer Science|Communications|Marketing Media|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|
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The sholarship program is designed to allow students to not only receive monetary support for their education, but also gain hands-on experience during a 13-week internship during summer at Tyson Foods Office in Chicago, Illinois. It is open to open to undergraduate juniors OR MBA candidates with at least one year of full-time enrollment remaining in their program.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details F. Ward Just Scholarship Foundation F. Ward Just Scholarship Foundation
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  • 5,000 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Media|
  • School (K-12): |Lake County Baptist School, Waukegan, IL|Lake County High School, Tiptonville, TN|Lake County High School, Leadville, CO|Lake County High School Technology Campus, Grayslake, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The F. Ward Just Scholarship was established in honor of F. Ward Just, to financially assist Lake County IL students interested in studying journalism.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Connecticut|Maine|Massachusetts|New Hampshire|Rhode Island|Vermont|
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The Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship is a $500 fund given to a student pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields. The applicant must be a resident of New England states or New York to qualify. The applicant must be attending an institution in New England or New York.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Gina Auditore Boner Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Advertising|Graphic Design|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Martin, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to graduating female senior of any Palm Beach or Martin County high school who is planning to pursue a major in advertising, journalism, marketing, graphic design at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Anthropology|Art|English|Sociology|Communications|Graphic Design|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian Pacific American|
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The LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with minimum 2.75 GPA. Applicants must be from following ethnic groups African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic or Native American, American Indian
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details CHCI-ZGS Communications Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Media|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|
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The CHCI-ZGS Communications Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited 4-year university. Applicants must be pursuing Media or Engineering major.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Stoody-West Fellowship Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
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  • 6,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Religion Journalism|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-graduate|
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The Stoody-West Fellowship is awarded to a student pursuing major in religion journalism. Applicants must be United Methodist person who is post-graduate student
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship Alpha Omega Council of New England
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Greek-American|
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The Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduates student pursuing major in journalism or communications. Applicants must be student of Greek-American decent and a U.S. citizen with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Paul B. & Aline Flynn Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 2,950
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Private|Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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Paul B. & Aline Flynn Scholarship Fund is provided to students who are graduates of a public or private high school in Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry or Glades counties. The scholarship provides a $2950 fund to two students who wants to pursue a degree in communications or journalism.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
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Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award is a $1,000 award given to awardee who are enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations. The scholarship was established bu the PRSA Foundation in honor of Ofield Dukes.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-24-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Marketing|Applied Sciences|Graphic Design|Printing Management|Paper and Print Science|Art & Design|
  • School (K-12): |Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
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The scholarship was created in memory of Michael C. Mellema and is designed to support graduating seniors of Gull Lake High School who will attend full-time at a Michigan college, preferably Western Michigan University or Ferris State University. Applicants must pursue one of the following areas of study: Engineering & Applied Science, Paper & Print Science, Graphic Design, Printing Management & Marketing or Art & Design.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award Public Relations Society of America
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College senior|
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The Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award is awarded to a student enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies courses. Applicants mus be entering your senior year of undergraduate studies with minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Cuyahoga, OH|Lorain, OH|Huron, OH|Erie, OH|Wood, OH|Geauga, OH|Sandusky, OH|Ottawa, OH|Lucas, OH|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio| as a |Northern Ohio|
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Established in memory of Harold K. Douthit, founder of Douthit Communications, Inc., Sandusky, and a former president of The Ohio Newspaper Association, the scholarship is given to student from northern Ohio who is currently enrolled and majoring in a field journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Graduate Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|Speech Pathology|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|College senior|Master's-level study|Doctoral-level study|
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Offered by ASHFoundation, the scholarship is awarded to undergraduate seniors or students who are currently pursuing master's or doctoral degrees in communication sciences and disorders programs.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Collin, TX|Dallas, TX|Denton, TX|Ellis, TX|Kaufman, TX|Rockwall, TX|Tarrant, TX| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Robert W. Mong, Jr. Journalism Scholarship is provided to high school seniors who wants to pursue a career in journalism. The scholarship grants three one-year $1,500 fund. The program was established in 2010 to support students in pursuing their college education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details The PHD Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Computer Science|Electronics Engineering|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
  • Residence: Live in |Iowa|Nebraska|
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The scholarship supports students who are planning to study journalism, computer science, or electronic engineering who are a resident of ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and state of Nebraska). Applicants must have a license of any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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