Scholarships in Broadcasting

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Selection is based upon academic excellence and need and involvement in the field of communications.

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who intends to pursue or further a career in communications.

Fisher Communications, Inc. Minority Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be involved in broadcasting, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism courses. Applicants must be of non-white origin and must be at least a sophomore (by fall term of scholarship year) enrolled in the following: a broadcast, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited four-year college or university. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited community college, transferable to such a four-year baccalaureate degree program. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited vocational-technical school. If you are a permanent resident of the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana tuition may be applied to an in-state or out-of-state school. If you are not a permanent resident of the above-mentioned states, tuition must be applied to a school in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation - Don Shelby Journalism Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who is a current student at an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/passion for intended field of employment required.

Bodie McDowell Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the field of print, photography, film, art or broadcasting.

Chih-Chun Chang Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an international student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is involved in community activity and has financial need.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Sunblet Communications Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a full-time student with a 2.5 GPA in performance-based and academic-based majors. Preference given to Broadcasting or related majors. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have graduated from a high school in Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, or Wyoming.

Daryl and Patricia Swenson Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Benson High School who will attend a public or nonprofit college or university at least half time in the pursuit of a degree in radio broadcasting or broadcast communications.

Eugene Area Radio Stations Broadcast Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Benton, Coos, Deschutes, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln, or Linn County in Oregon who is pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism, management, production, or other broadcast-related major at least half time. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Entercom Portland Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, or Yamhill County in Oregon or Clark County in Washington who is pursuing a degree in broadcasting or journalism. FAFSA required.

Maine Public Relations Council Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a college student attending an accredited college or university in Maine and majoring in public relations, broadcasting, journalism, or marketing/advertising.

Joe Holstead Gridiron Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in Texas or a resident of Texas pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism. Minimum 2.25 GPA required.

Lina Davis Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a resident of Arlington, TX, a graduate of Arlington High School, or a be enrolled in a Tarrant County college or university who is preparing for a career in news media. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Dean Anthony Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate broadcasting major who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation College Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who is a current student at an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/passion for intended field of employment required.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation High School Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who has been accepted to an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/ passion for intended field of employment required.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation - High School Pfister Journalism Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who has been accepted to or is a current student at an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/ passion for intended field of employment required.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation - Ed Piette Leadership Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who is a current student at an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/ passion for intended field of employment required.

NATAS - Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation - TPT Public Media Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin who is a current student at an accredited college, university, or technical school majoring in broadcasting, television, or electronic media. Strong GPA, involvement in extra-curricular activities relating to major, demonstrated leadership, and creativity/ passion for intended field of employment required.

Bachelor's Degree Scholarship in Communication and Journalism

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a communications and journalism related major. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

Lee Thornton Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior at a college or university with preference given to students of the University of Maryland and Howard University. Students should be pursuing a degree in journalism, broadcasting or communications. Applicants must include URL links to 3 to 5 work samples.