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 101-120 of 167 scholarships
View Details PICA Foundation Scholarships Foundation of the Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA), Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Community College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship provides financial assistance to students of graphic communications or graphic arts & imaging technology at community colleges and universities in North & South Carolina.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The PRSA Hawai'i/Roy Leffingwell Scholarship was established in honor of the late Roy L. Leffingwell, APR, founder of International Public Relations, Hawaii's first full-service counseling firm. Roy was active in public relations organizations including the National Association of Public Relations Counsel and was a former chapter president and 1993 Professional of the Year.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |English|Journalism|
  • School (K-12): |Moore High School, Moore, OK|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Moore High School Alumni Association started this scholarship in 2005 to honor Ms.Raine, an English and journalism teacher for her achievements and contributions.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Jim Springer Memorial Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Communications|Advertising|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Coastal Bend Community Foundation seven-county, TX|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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The scholarship was established to support outstanding sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Marketing Advertising or Communications.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Communications|Pre-Veterinary Medicine|Equine Science|Racetrack Management|Equine Business Management|Pasture Management|Equine Marketing|Horse Farms|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |Washington State school|
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The Washington Thoroughbred Foundation Scholarship is awarded to student resident of Washington State or attending a Washington State school. Applicants must be pursuing major in pre-veterinary medicine (equine practice only), equine science, racetrack management, equine business management or pasture management and equine marketing /or communications as it pertains to racetracks, horse farms.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details J. Cecil Jarvis Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Law|Medicine|Journalism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Harrison, WV|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The J. Cecil Jarvis Scholarship is awarded to a post-graduate student from Harrison County. Applicants must be pursuing major in law, medicine or journalism at an accredited college or university
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Siverts Publishing Scholarship High Desert Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Photography|New Media|Graphic Design|Mass Communications|Broadcast Journalism|Video Production|
  • Residence: Live in |High Desert, San Bernardino|
  • School (College): |Accredited Public College|Accredited Private College|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details CHCI-Wyndham Worldwide Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Journalism|Accounting|Computer Science|Communications|Media|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|
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The Scholar Intern program is designed to allow students to not only receive monetary support for their education, but also gain hands-on experience through an internship. It is open to undergraduates of sophomore standing or higher or graduate students with at least one year of full-time enrollment remaining in their program. Applicants must be majoring in accounting, communications, computer science, journalism, marketing, media, public relations, or other fields.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ed and Ruth Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund Blackford County Community Foundation
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  • 1,250
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|English|Journalism|Secondary Education|
  • School (K-12): |Blackford High School, Hartford City, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Ed and Ruth Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in honor of the life work of Ed and Ruth Henderson. They were both teachers of Hartford City High school and Blackford high school. The program is provided to one Blackford High school senior pursuing Journalism, English, Secondary Education or Music in college.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Shirley McKown Scholarship Fund Hawaii Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Advertising|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Non-Profit Institutions|
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The Shirley McKown Scholarship Fund is awarded to a college junior, senior or graduate student with minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Joseph A. Sowa Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,600
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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Joseph A. Sowa Scholarship is a $1,600 fund provided to a student who needs financial assistance in pursuing a post-secondary study. The applicant must major in the communications field.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 2 awards
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Fine Arts|Communications|Advertising|Photography|Strategic Communication|Graphic Design|Illustration|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|
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This scholarship was started to benefit deserving college junior or senior students who are planning to enter the advertising profession. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in a New Mexico four-year nonprofit or public educational institution and a resident of New Mexico.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Art|Design|Economics|Science|Business|Journalism|Social Work|Life Sciences|Turf Management|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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DAAD-UAS7 Study & Internship Program in Germany (SIP) is a program where the students may study and have their internship in Germany for a year. The program also provides a travel scholarship of 1,000 euros.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Visual Task Force Scholarship National Association of Black Journalists
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Visual Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|High school|
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The Visual Task Force Scholarship is awarded to is awarded to High School, Undergraduate or Graduate student pursuing major in journalism with a concentration in visual journalism
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John and Agnes McFarlane Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Political Science|Nursing|Elementary Education|Journalism|Civics|Government|Healthcare|Social Work|Secondary Education|International Relations|Global Studies|International Cooperation|Public Policy|Public Administration|Public Health|Early Childhood Education|Administration of Justice|Physical Assistant|
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Community College|State College or University|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to graduating senior of Ventura County or current college students who have demonstrated interest and involvement in the welfare of the community through their school and community activities and are pursuing a degree or certification preparatory leading to a career in public service at an accredited community college or four-year college or university in the state of California.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|Printing|Printing Technology|Printing Management|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Accredited Technical School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Post-secondary|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Myrna Abelman Siegel Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Olympic Heights High School, Boca Raton, FL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|Vocational School|
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Founded by Myrna Abelman Siegel, this scholarship is awarded to graduating senior from Olympic Heights High School who will pursue a degree in journalism, public relations, or writing and will enroll at an accredited vocational school, two or four-year college or university. Applicants must participate in school activities related to course studies and must have a GPA of 3.0.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Doell Family Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Music|Journalism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Chelan, WA|Douglas, WA|Okanogan, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Doell Family Scholarship was started to benefit graduating seniors of a Chelan, Douglas or Okanogan county high school pursuing a post-secondary education in the field of journalism or music. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, potential, and scholastic ability.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Chemical Engineering|Business Administration|Industrial Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Law|Architecture|Art|Nursing|Journalism|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Foreign Language|Finance|Computer Science|Dentistry|Communications|Chemistry|Physics|Human Services|Teaching|Visual Arts|Religious Studies|Graphic Arts|Emergency Services|Medical Practice|Multi-Housing Industry|Plastics|
  • Residence: Live in |South Carolina|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Accredited Four-Year|
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This scholarship was established to benefit undergraduate or students planning to attend an accredited four-year institution. Students pursuing a two-year professional degree are also eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Members of Hopewell Baptist Church, Blacksburg, South Carolina are preferred.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details CHCI-Telemundo Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Sports|Media|Research|Consumer Marketing|News|Digital Media|Sourcing|
  • Residence: Live in |Miami, FL| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|
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The CHCI-Telemundo Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to sophomore and junior undergraduate students. Applicants must be pursuing major in media and related fields
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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