Communications Scholarships

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

WTS Scholarships
Sponsor: WTS Portland Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 22, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to women currently attending or will be attending a junior college, trade school, college or university in Oregon or Southwest Washington. Applicant must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a program in a transportation-related field such as transportation engineering, planning, finance, communications, operations, or logistics.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to women divers who are current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are offered in dive medicine, marine conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, marine education, journalism, graphic arts, or photography.

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: Mustard Seed Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
Description: Program is open to Christian students who are pursuing graduate studies at premier universities in fields considered to be underrepresented by Christians and who possess a unique vision to impact society through their vocations. Past successful applicants were preparing for careers in Business, Economics, Finance, International diplomacy, security, journalism and media, visual and performing arts, public policy, and applied and theoretical sciences. Students from all nations are encouraged to apply.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
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 nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

Ossie Davis Legacy Award Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college freshman who are attending a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU) beginning fall 2018. Applicant must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity. In addition to having at least a 3.0 GPA, applicant must be majoring in African-American Studies, Communications, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama or Visual Arts.

ACES Scholarships
Sponsor: American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors, graduate students, and recent college graduates. Applicant must have a commitment to a career in copy editing, exemplary work and academic achievement, and recommendations from teachers and work supervisors. Students in countries other than the United States may apply as well.

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Amount: $2,500 for college students and digital camera for high school students
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college, technical school and graduate school students who are studying photography or photojournalism. Applicant must submit five digital images for still photography submissions or two videos, with a maximum duration of three minutes, for video submissions. High school students wanting to participate should only send in still photography.

Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship
Sponsor: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 17, 2018
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.

NPPF Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Photographers Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution. Applicant must provide evidence for an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need.

Sports Task Force/Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Asian American students who are AAJA student members. Applicant must demonstrate journalistic excellence and a strong interest in pursuing sports journalism as a career. Applicants must be an undergraduate enrolled with at least 12 credit units per semester at a junior college or university in the United States.

Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship
Sponsor: Business and Finance Mentor
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students interested in entrepreneurship. Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended, but not required. Applicant must submit a video on why they deserve to win the scholarship.

Mas Family Scholarships
Sponsor: Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who were either born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and have financial need. The scholarships are intended to support the studies of students in engineering, international relations, business, economics, communications and journalism.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
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.

Getfreewrite.com Scholarship
Sponsor: GetFreeWrite
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students with valid student visas who are currently enrolled or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. Applicant must be working towards a degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or other writing focused studies.

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.

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