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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  • 500 - 3,000
  • 3 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |San Francisco Bay Area, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Filipino|
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Established in honor of Mona Lisa Yuchengco, founding publisher and editor of Filipinas Magazine, the scholarship aims to support incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university pursuing careers in journalism. Applicant must be of Filipino heritage and a resident of San Francisco Bay area.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details The Fred R. McDaniel 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|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Oklahoma|Arkansas|Texas|Mississippi|
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Established in memory of Fred R. McDaniel, this scholarship is given to a student who reside in FCC 5th call district (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and State of New Mexico) and planning to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields at an accredited educational institution in the FCC 5th call district.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Mississippi 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 |Mississippi|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Mississipi|
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This scholarship was started to benefit students under 30 years of age pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields. Applicants must be a resident of Mississippi.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Mass Communications|
  • School (College): Attend |Briar Cliff University (IA)|Morningside College (IA)|Buena Vista University (IA)|Dordt College (IA)|Northwestern College (IA)|University of South Dakota (SD)|Wayne State College (NE)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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Karen A. Luken Memorial Scholarship formerly known as Greater Sioux City Press Club Scholarship Application is a $1,000 fund given to students pursuing a career in Mass Communication or Journalism. The scholarship was established in 2005 under the former name which was later on changed to Karen A. Luken in honor of her commitment to mass communications.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John & Elsie Krikorian Journalism Scholarship Community Foundation of the Verdugos
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Business|Journalism|Publishing|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Burbank, CA|Foothill Ranch, CA|Los Angeles, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Glendale, CA|
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John & Elsie Krikorian Journalism Scholarship is a $500 grant given to high school seniors of Burbank, Glendale, Foothill, or surrounding Los Angeles areas. The scholarship aims to support students who want to pursue Journalism, Publishing, Marketing or Business.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-17-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Organization: Asian American Journalists Association (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|College Graduate|College Internship|
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This internship grant was established in honor of the late William F. Woo, Now all profits from the book he created are donated to the Asian American Journalists Association for the internship grant.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details New Century Scholars Research Grant American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 25,000
  • 4 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|
  • Organization: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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New Century Scholars Research Grant is given to an individual who has a Ph.D. or research doctorate within the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. The grant provides four awards of $25,000 to encourage research that has a ground-breaking or high impact on the discipline of communication sciences and disorders.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500 - 8,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |English|Journalism|Creative Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Boone, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit seniors from a high school in Boone County pursuing a degree in English, Journalism or Creative Arts at any college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Minority Scholarship Ohio Newspapers Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian-American|
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This scholarship was established by the Ohio Newspapers Foundation to benefit minority high school seniors in Ohio planning to pursue study relevant to the newspaper industry. Students must be majoring in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.5
View Details Liz Souder Memorial Scholarship Adams County Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Journalism|
  • School (K-12): |Adams Central High School, Monroe, IN|Bellmont High School, Decatur, IN|
  • Residence: Live in |Adams, IN|
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Elizabeth Liz Souder Memorial Scholarship is was established in 2007 by Liz's parents. The scholarship is provided to graduating seniors from Adams Central or North Adams High School. The program gives a $500 fund to a student pursuing a major in educatin or journalism.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Organization: Asian American Journalists Association (Professional Organization)
  • Career: |Journalism (Career)|Journalism (Industry)|
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The scholarship was established to award outstanding college student or graduating high school senior who is pursuing a career in journalism and has demonstrated academic achievement, journalistic ability, financial need, and commitment to the field of journalism.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500 - 3,000
  • 3 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |San Francisco, CA| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Filipino|
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Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship is provided to students with Filipino heritage. The scholarship ranges from $500 to $3,000 that will be given to an up to three awardees. The program was established in honor of Maria Elena who was a key in founding the Filipinas Magazine.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Organization: The Public Relations Society of America, Inc (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Ron Culp Scholarship for Mentorship is awarded to a student entering a senior year of undergraduate study. Applicants must be member of the Public Relations Society of America in good standing
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details MillerCoors Colorado Scholarship Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • July 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Biochemistry|Mechanical Engineering|Marketing|Public Relations|Finance/banking|Accounting|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Communications|Computer Information Systems|Sales|International Business|Supply Chain Management|
  • Residence: Live in |Colorado|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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MillerCoors Colorado Scholarship is a $3,000 fund given to college juniors and seniors of a college or university in Colorado. The scholarship aims to support Hispanic students with preference to those who are majoring in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Communications, Computer Science, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Management, Public Relations, Sales, and/or Supply Chain Management, Biochemistry, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Organization: Asian American Journalists Association (Professional Organization)
  • Career: |Journalism (Career)|Journalism (Industry)|
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The scholarship was established to honor Vincent Chin through the generosity of Joe Grimm to award an undergraduate student who is pursuing a career journalism and has demonstrated journalistic excellence, commitment to community involvement, and committed to AAJAs mission.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Mass Communications|
  • School (College): Attend |Louisiana State University (LA)|Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA|
  • Career: |Broadcasting (Industry)|
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This scholarship was started in 1993 to benefit full-time college students majoring in Mass Communications/ Broadcasting at either Louisiana State University or Southern University. This scholarship is intended to promote the study of broadcast journalism at Louisiana State University and Southern University.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Frank Romano Lifetime Achievement Scholarship Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Print Media|
  • School (College): Attend |Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Master's-level study|
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The Frank Romano Lifetime Achievement Scholarship is sponsored by EDS. The scholarship is intended for a student attending Rochester Institute of Technology and be pursuing a degree in Print Media.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Franchise Services, Inc. PIP Scholarship Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|
  • School (College): Attend |California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Master's-level study|
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The Franchise Services, Inc. PIP Scholarship is one of the scholarships administered by EDSF. This program is sponsored by Franchise Services, Inc. in honor of the PIP franchisee of the year. The scholarship is intended for a student attending California Polytechnic State University and be pursuing a degree in Graphic Communication.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Don F. Lowe Scholarship Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|
  • School (College): Attend |California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|Master's-level study|
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The Don F. Lowe Scholarship is one of the scholarships administered by EDSF. This program is sponsored by Franchise Services, Inc. to honor Don Lowe, CEO of Franchise Services, Inc., the parent company of Sir Speedy and PIP. The scholarship is intended for a student attending California Polytechnic State University and be pursuing a degree in Graphic Communication.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Harold E. Ennes Scholarship Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • Aug-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Broadcast Journalism|
  • Organization: Society of Broadcast Engineers (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to support and encourage the members of SBE who are graduating high school seniors and are interested in a career of technical aspects of broadcasting.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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