Communications Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations, and other related majors.

RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship for Communications
Sponsor: RDW Group
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island minority students who are studying communications at the undergraduate or graduate level. High school seniors are encouraged to apply.

CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to a U.S. college or currently enrolled college students. Applicant must be committed to AAJA’s mission and candidates will be judged on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated journalistic ability, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.

Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are pursuing a degree in digital media/journalism/communications.

Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students and graduating high school seniors who are pursuing journalism as a career. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic ability, financial need, commitment to the field of journalism and/or sensitivity to Asian American/Pacific Islander issues.

Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current student journalist. Applicant must write about the legacy of Vincent Chin in essay form.

AMAC Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are pursing careers in the aviation industry and seeking a BS or BA in Aviation, Business Administration, Accounting, Architecture, Engineering or Finance.

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Loreen Arbus Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2019. Those pursuing a media career in an area such as cable, television, radio, digital media, publishing, journalism, advertising, production, creative design, or others are especially encouraged to apply.

Mountain America Scholarship
Sponsor: Mountain America Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Mountain American Credit Union members or family of members. In addition to the general scholarship, there are specific scholarships for community service and Business/Communications majors.

Pam Schneider Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Advertising Federation of New Mexico | Albuquerque Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,400
Closing Date: April 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to New Mexico residents enrolled full-time as a junior or senior in a New Mexico college and majoring in Business with a marketing emphasis, Journalism with an advertising emphasis, Strategic communications, Advertising and Marketing, or Graphic Design, Fine Art, Photography, or Illustration.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship prize is open to women commencing or continuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2019-2020.

Muddy Water’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Blues Heaven
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an Illinois area college or university who are pursuing a degree in Music, Music Education, African-American studies, Folklore, Performing Arts, Arts Management, Journalism, Radio/TV/Film Music Composers/Songwriters, Artist’s Legal Rights, or Studio Recording Engineers.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for non-traditional students, parents, nursing majors, education majors, and Film/Television/Cinema/Theater majors.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American high school seniors and current college students who are/will be pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). Applicant must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Graphic Communications Scholarship
Sponsor: Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to New York City metro area high school seniors and current college students who have taken Graphics Communications/Arts courses and have a demonstrated interest in Graphic Communications/Graphics Arts and plan to major in a discipline leading to a career in the field.

Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with a career interest in the outdoors. Candidates with an interest in Natural Resources, Forestry, Rangeland Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Agriculture, or related fields are eligible for the scholarship. Photography and journalism majors, with a special interest in wildlife outdoor photography/journalism are also eligible.

Lawrence G. Foster Award for Excellence in Public Relations
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members.

PRSA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are public relations students. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Walter J. Travis Society, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in the full-time undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicant must be pursuing a career in landscape design/golf course architecture, golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent, professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: June 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing a career in the communications, media, or entertainment industry. While applicant does not need to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for the scholarship, applicant must currently be enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

NAFB Scholarship Program
Sponsor: NAFB Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 11, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students for the Fall 2019 semester who are enrolled in or transferring to an agricultural communications curriculum. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with concentration and/or application in broadcast media.

Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship
Sponsor: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in Public Relations, Communication, Media Studies, Marketing or Journalism. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States and have a desire to work in the entertainment or sports industry.

Courage in Student Journalism Award
Sponsor: Student Press Law Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 14, 2019
Description: Award is open to student journalists who have shown determination, despite difficulty or resistance, in lawfully exercising their First Amendment press rights.

Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: National Society of Newspaper Columnists
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (including seniors) writing bylined general interest, editorial or specialized (humor, sports, business, art, culture, etc.) columns appearing in print or online editions of college newspapers.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of business such as Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship in Communication and Journalism
Sponsor: Learn.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students pursuing Communications or Journalism related majors.

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