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 121-140 of 167 scholarships
View Details The Educational Endowment Fund Foundation of the Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA), Inc.
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  • 1 award
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Graphic Communication|Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology|
  • Residence: Live in |South Carolina|
  • School (College): |Community College|North Carolina|Clemson University (SC)|Appalachian State University (NC)|Chowan University (NC)|
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The Educational Endowment Fund was established in 1988 by the PICA Foundation. The fund is also known as Edgar H. Snider Memorial Scholarship at Clemenson University. The fund gives financial support to students pursuing graphic communications or graphic arts & imaging technology at community colleges and universities in North & South Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 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|
  • School (K-12): |Providence High School, Charlotte, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior at Providence High School planning to attend a four-year college or university located in the state of North Carolina. Applicants must be residing in Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Clarlisa Branch Memorial Oregon Student Access Commission
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  • 1 award
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Communications|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Parkrose High School, Portland, OR|
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
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The scholarship is designed to help graduating seniors of Parkrose High School who are planning to pursue a career in Communications-related fields in a four-year public and nonprofit college.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Mary H. Craig Memorial Journalism Scholarship Johnson County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • School (College): |Indiana|Franklin College (IN)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|
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Mary H. Craig Memorial Journalism Scholarship recognizes the students of Franklin College who is majoring in journalism. The program was established to honor Marys spirit excellence and education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Business|Finance|Computer Science|Communications|Computer Technology|Information Systems|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|African American/Black|Hispanic American|Asian Pacific American|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The UNCF- Anthem Corporate Scholars Program is awarded to college sophomore student with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing major in business, communications, marketing, finance, computer science, information systems and management information systems and computer technology.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 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|
  • School (K-12): |Salisbury High School, Salisbury, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Rowan, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit female high school students graduating from Salisbury High School planning to attend an accredited undergraduate or professional college or university. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, acting with integrity and personal character and community service. Applicants must be residing in Rowan County, North Carolina.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Donna Darovich Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): |College or University|Junior College|
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This scholarship was established to award excellence in writing across all sections such as news, arts, lifestyle, people stories. This scholarship was named after Donna Darovich, a Star-Telegram reporter who won consecutive feature-writing first places in Associated Press Managing Editors competitions.She was twice named the states Most Outstanding Woman Journalist. This scholarship is open to students attending a college, university or junior college in pursuit of a career in the field of journalism.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Business|Fine Arts|Graphic Design|Multimedia|Digital Design|
  • Residence: |Permanent Resident of Australia|
  • School (College): |Australia Accredited College or University|
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The scholarship was established by DesignCrowd to provide educational support to undergraduate students in design or a related field who are planning to further their career and express their creative talents.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 3,750
  • 50 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|Advertising|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of minority ethnic groups and are pursuing a degree advertising, marketing or public relations at four-year accredited institutions in the U.S.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Joseph Nwah Scholarship Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Law|Journalism|Communications|Politics|Culture|Hawaiian History|Hawaiian Politics|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
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The Joseph Nwah Scholarship is awarded to graduate student with a minimum of 3.2 GPA at any accredited institution in Hawaii. Applicants must be pursuing major in Hawaiian studies, Hawaiian politics, Law, Communications, Journalism
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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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|
  • School (K-12): |Piedmont High School, Monroe, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Union, NC|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating senior at Piedmont High School. Applicant must be a member of the boys or girls varsity soccer team.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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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|
  • School (K-12): |Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, NC|
  • Residence: Live in |Mecklenburg, NC|
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This scholarship was established to encourage and support college education of middle school students who are burdened with socio-economic disadvantages. This opportunity is open to students enrolled in the seventh grade within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Carlozzi Family Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Public Relations|English|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|Film|Publishing|Broadcast Journalism|Digital Media|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |New Jersey|Connecticut|Accredited U.S College or University|
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This scholarship was established to support undergraduate students who have demonstrated accomplishment as a writer. Applicants must be planning to or majoring in an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Buerkle Oregon Student Access Commission
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|English|Mathematics|Journalism|Physical Education|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public| in |Harney, OR|Lake, OR|Malheur, OR|
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
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This scholarship is given to graduates (including GED recipients and home-schooled graduates) of Harney, Lake, or Malheur County high schools who are residents of Oregon and planning to major in English, Journalism, Math, Music, or Physical education at Oregon colleges. The scholarship gives preference to older, nontraditional students or students who are returning to college after a long absence.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
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  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|Photojournalism|Documentary Art|Non-Fiction Digital Media|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Lake, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students of Sonoma, Lake or Mendocino who are planning to pursue a degree in journalism, communications, photojournalism, documentary art, and non-fiction digital media.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Communications|Photojournalism|Documentary Art|Non-Fiction Digital Media|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Lake, CA|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students of Sonoma, Lake or Mendocino County who are planning to pursue a degree in journalism, communications, photojournalism, documentary art, and non-fiction digital media.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Sports Management|Sports Media Communication|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|New Jersey|Connecticut|
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This scholarship is for students who wants to pursue a career in sports brodcasting, programing, or production.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Scholarship New York Women in Communications Foundation
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  • 2,500 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Communications|Nonprofit Management|
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Pennsylvania|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|New Jersey|Connecticut|
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This scholarship is for the students pursuing studies in communication in the nonprofit sector.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Crowder Scholarship Foundation for the Carolinas
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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 |Mecklenburg, NC|Cleveland, NC|Fort Mill, SC|Cherokee, SC|Union, NC|South Carolina|Rowan, NC|Richmond, NC|Alexander, NC|Anson, NC|Cabarrus, NC|Gaston, NC|Iredell, NC|Lincoln, NC|Scotland, NC|Stanly, NC|Clio, SC|Hoke, NC|Kannapolis, NC|Lancaster, SC|Little Rock, SC|Marlboro, SC|Salisbury, NC|Spartanburg, SC|Wilkes, NC|York, SC|Dillon, SC|Lexington, NC|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |North Carolina|
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This scholarship was established to benefit children of employees of general contracting companies headquartered in Mecklenburg County, NC. Contracting companies must be members of the Carolinas Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. Parents or legally appointed guardians of applicants must have worked for their respective general contracting company for at least three years prior to the application deadline.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |English|Journalism|Communications|
  • School (K-12): |Hgh School|Oahu, HI|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii|
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The Gerald W. G. Kwock Charitable Foundation is awarded to graduating senior with minimum 2.8 GPA. Applicants must be resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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