Communications Scholarships

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

BEA Scholarship
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending a BEA Member institution. Applicant must be studying radio, television, or other electronic media.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2021
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.

Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: The Walt Disney Company/UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 11, 2021extended to October 18, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college juniors who have an interest in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry (e.g. film, television, hospitality management, journalism, media production, digital media, etc). Preference will be given to students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).

Harvey Fellows Program
Sponsor: Mustard Seed Foundation
Amount: $16,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2021
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.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: November 10, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2021-2022 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

ACES Scholarships
Sponsor: American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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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