Communications Scholarships

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

AAJA/ Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association | Getty Images
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States. Candidates will be judged on the strength of their photographic portfolios, academic performance, and demonstrated commitment to the field of visual journalism.

NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Association of People with Disabilities
Amount: $5,625
Closing Date: May 20, 2021
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.

Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 29, 2021
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.

Irene Adler Prize
Sponsor: Lucas Aykroyd
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2021extended to May 30, 2021
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 2021-2022.

Lawrence G. Foster Award for Excellence in Public Relations
Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
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, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are public relations students. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Courage in Student Journalism Award
Sponsor: Student Press Law Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Award is open to student journalists who have shown determination, despite difficulty or resistance, in lawfully exercising their First Amendment press rights.

Artistic Scholarship
Sponsor: Against the Grain Productions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
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.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
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.

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