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 81-100 of 167 scholarships
View Details New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 10,000
  • 15 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|
  • Organization: National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (Organization)|American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (Organization)
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Teacher-Investigator|
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This scholarship was established to support strong doctoral candidates pursuing a teacher-investigator career in the academic environment in a university/college level. Applicants must be currently enrolled in, a research doctoral program (PhD or equivalent) in communication sciences and disorders. Student's membership of either NSSLHA or ASHA is a must.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)
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  • 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 graduating high school seniors who have an interest in technical aspects of broadcasting and have some work experience in broadcast engineering.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 300
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This award honors a student, and their internship provider, who has achieved outstanding success in a public relations internship. Applicant must be a PRSSA member in good standing.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|
  • Organization: Associated with the |School Journalism|
  • Extracurricular: |Newspaper|Yearbook|Journalism|Communications|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors or community college transfers. Applicants must have participated in their newspaper, yearbook, journalism or communications. This opportunity is renewable based on available funding.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Scholarship for NSSLHA Member American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Communication Sciences and Disorders|Clinical Audiology|Speech Pathology|
  • Organization: National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (Organization)
  • School (College): |U.S Institution|
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This scholarship is offered by the NSSLHA Scholarship Fund to benefit undergraduate senior students with active national NSSLHA memberships for graduate study. To be eligible, applicants must be accepted in a graduate study in a communication sciences and disorders program in the United States. Master's programs in 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). Research doctoral programs are not eligible.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Gary Yoshimura Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 2,400
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship is awarded in memory of Gary Yoshimura who was a dedicated leader in publicrelations. It is open to students who ar members of PRSSA and pursuing a higher education in the public relations field and have demonstrated financial need.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Robin M. Urbanski Memorial Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Founded in honor of Robin M. Urbanski-Janikowski, a seasoned public relations professional, the scholarship is open to students studying to prepare for a career in public relations. It is designed to recognize a student for his/her mentoring of others and his/her commitment to public relations.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Communications|
  • Organization: Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) (Professional Organization)
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
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PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship is provided to full-time undergraduate students through the PRSA Foundation. The program was established in 1989 to support young men and women for their outstanding achievement in academics and involvement in public relations. The program awards two grant of $1,500.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details The Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • Organization: American Radio Relay League (ARRL) (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
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Award is given to active ARRL members who are residents the ARRL Midwest Division (IA, KS, MO, NE) who are interested in having a Bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Albert O. Hirschman Prize Social Science Research Council
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Social Science|Public Communication|
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The Albert O. Hirschman Prize aims to recognize academic excellence in international, interdisciplinary social science research, theory, and public communication. The award is the highest award of the Social Science Research Council. The award is given through a nomination.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Harry and Arlene Bohr Memorial Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |English|Journalism|Creative Writing|Composition|Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Blackford High School, Hartford City, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established by Arlene and Harry J. Bohr, the writer of Teenage Hobos published in 1998 to supports a student pursuing a post-secondary education in the field of journalism, creative writing, composition, English, or other field related to writing.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship in Honor of Katy Fox Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Communications|Theatre|
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
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The Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship was created in honor of Katy Fox. This scholarship awards selected students taking up education, communications, or theater major. Applicants must be Aurora City residents and graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Journalism|Spirituality and Health|Women's History|Religious Studies|Nineteenth-century History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Research Fellowships at The Mary Baker Eddy Library is awarded to graduate students, researchers, academic scholars interested in working the librarys collections. Applicants must be doing research in womens history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture, and journalism
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Mary Baker Eddy Library Research Fellowships Organization of American Historians
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architecture|Journalism|Spirituality and Health|Women's History|Religious Studies|Nineteenth-century History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Mary Baker Eddy Library Research Fellowships accepts applicants who are academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students. The applicabts must have research that include women's history, spirituality and health, religious studies, nineteenth-century history, architecture or journalism.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Study Scholarship for Visual Art German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Oct-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Design|Fine Arts|Film|Visual Communications|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Study Scholarship for Visual Art is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Bea Founders Award Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Electronic Media|
  • School (College): |2-year college|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 14 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Technical Communication|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The Society for Technical Communication Scholarships is awarded to undergraduate, graduate student major in technical communication
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Public Relations|Political Science|Economics|Accounting|Management|Finance|Human Resources|Advertising|International Relations|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship is awarded to students working toward a degree in a field of Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Community College|Vocational College|Out-of-State|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to a high school junior or graduating senior attending school in Washington who are planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a Washington or out-of-state four-year college, community college or vocational college and are planning to pursue a degree in journalism.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details June E. Overmeyer Memorial Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Education|Business|Journalism|Communications|
  • School (K-12): |Blackford High School, Hartford City, IN|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|Community College|College|Vocational School|
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Mark Weseli in memory created the June E. Overmeyer Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of his grandmother. June E. Overmeyer is a mother of five children and for many years, operated a linotype machine at the Hartford City News-Times office.The scholarship is awarded to a for many years from Blackford High School who plans to take up journalism, communications, education, or business.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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