Communications Scholarships

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

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
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 2017-2018.

Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCM Network)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college sophomores and juniors majoring in communications, journalism, radio or television at a four-year Southern California college or university.

Muddy Water’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Blues Heaven
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
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.

Chandler Contest
Sponsor: Religion News Association
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Contest is open to full-time and part-time students who have never been employed as reporters or editors at general circulation newspapers (internships do not affect eligibility). Applicant must submit three religion stories published in the 2016-17 academic year in campus newspapers and magazines or in general circulation newspapers during a student internship.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
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.

Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Ford Motor Company Fund
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2017. 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.

Ford Empowering America Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Ford Motor Company Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2017. 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.

Loreen Arbus Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | Loreen Arbus Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2017. 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.

NCTA/AWM Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media | NCTA – The Internet and Television Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of 2017. 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.

Graphic Communications Scholarship
Sponsor: Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 8, 2017
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.

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