Scholarships in Journalism And Mass Communication

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Editing Internship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be an U.S. citizen and work the full summer at the copy desk of a daily newspaper, online newspaper, or real-time financial news service (identified by DJNF). Recipient must attend a one to two week training seminar before beginning the internship.

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.

New York Financial Writers Association Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be attending a school in the New York City metropolitan area and show interest in becoming a business journalist.

National High School Journalist of the Year Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15 (state competition); March 15 (national competition)

Applicant must be planning to study journalism in college, be planning a career in journalism, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have participated in high school journalism for at least two years.

Lyle Mamer Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in any phase of the utility industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to electrical energy. These fields include communications, education, electrical engineering, electric utilities, extension work, housing and home furnishings, journalism, manufacturers of electrical household equipment, marketing, radio, research, and television.

Rennie Taylor/Alton Blakeslee Fellowship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 1

Application, resume, transcript of undergraduate studies (if student), three samples of writing (on 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheets only), a short statement of career goals and why you want to study science writing, and a description of the journalism program and courses you plan to pursue are required to be submitted.

South Carolina Press Association Foundation Internship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be attending a school in South Carolina and be interested in a career in print journalism. Preference given to journalism, advertising, or communications majors.

South Carolina Press Association Foundation Newspaper Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must attend a South Carolina college and be interested in a career in newspapers. Selection is based upon grades, participation in journalistic activities in college, and recommendations of faculty members. Financial need may be considered.

McCullough Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have been accepted to a four-year university. Scholarship form describing their interest in dairy or agricultural communications or journalism as a career must be submitted.

AGBU Fellowships for U.S. Based Study

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be of Armenian heritage, be a full-time graduate student seeking a master's or doctorate degree at a highly- or most-competitive U.S. institution, and have a minimum 3.5 GPA in undergraduate work.

Julia Kiene Fellowship in Electrical Energy

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in the electrical industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to the utility industry and related fields.

F. Ward Just Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 15

Open only to Lake County, Illinois, high school graduates in upper half of their class intending to establish an undergraduate major in journalism or media communications. Financial need must also be demonstrated. Promise, character, work ethic and academic achievement also rank high with the scholarship selection committee.

NPPF Still Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have completed one year at a recognized four-year college or university having courses in photojournalism, and must be continuing in a program leading to a bachelor's degree. Applicant must have a minimum of one-half year of undergraduate schooling reamaining at time of award. Award is aimed at an applicant with journalism potential, but with little opportunity and great need.

William Woo Print & Online News Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 14

Applicant must be a print or online news intern. Award will give the applicant an opportunity to practice daily journalism while gaining valuable career-building experiences.

Nebraska Press Association Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: February 28

Applicants must have graduated from a Nebraska high school. Applicant must enroll (or have already enrolled) in a Nebraska college/university that will qualify a graduating student for at least an entry-level position in print journalism. Preference is given to applicants with an interest in news, editorial, photography, circulation, production, or advertising careers for a weekly, semi-weekly, or daily newspaper. Selection is based upon scholastic ability, financial ability, and good citizenship in school and community. Applicant must submit a statement regarding career plans in the field of print journalism.

ARS Graduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be of Armenian ancestry. Selection is based upon scholastic qualifications, financial need, and involvement in the Armenian community.

Helen Steiner Rice Scholarship in Creative Writing

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Lorain County resident who is pursuing literary studies. Three samples of any of the following are required: prose, articles, short stories, or poetry. Special consideration will be given to adult learners. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required.

ABC News Joanna Bistany Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 28

Sample of best work, resume, recommendations, essay, transcript, financial need statement, parents' W-2 forms, and application required. Selection is based upon academic excellence, demonstrated interest in a journalism career, and financial need.

Newsroom Bound Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must submit a sample of best work, resume, recommendations, essay, transcript, financial need statement, parents' W-2 forms, and application. Selection is based upon academic excellence, demonstrated interest in a journalism career, and financial need.

Carlos M. Castaneda Journalism Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Spanish-speaking journalist or journalism student who is proficient in the Spanish language and who is able to write in that language at a professional level. Candidate must also demonstrate a sincere desire to pursue a career in the field of journalism in Spanish, have knowledge and interest for Hispanic culture and be up-to-date on current events in Latin America. A second year scholarship may be granted after viewing the recipient's grade point average, general performance, and recommendations of his/her professors.

Greek American Journalism Scholarship/Peter Agris Memorial

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be of Greek/American heritage and be a current full-time journalism or communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level in an accredited college or university in the United States. Active participation in school, community, church organizations, financial need, and a minimum 3.0 GPA are required. Scholarships are presented each spring at Alpha Omega Council's Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner, during which time a noted individual or organization from within the Greek/American community is recognized for contributions to Hellenic and Orthodox ideals.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.

Publications Internship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have strong computer skills, outstanding writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, efficient organizational skills and ability to multi-task, and exceptional customer service skills, creativity, and initiative. Cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and two letters of reference are required to be submitted. Internship is for 12 weeks in the spring.

Public Relations Internship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have strong computer skills, outstanding writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, efficient organizational skills and ability to multi-task, and exceptional customer service skills, creativity, and initiative. Cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and two letters of reference are required to be submitted. Internship is for 12 weeks in the spring.

Chronical Telegram Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a student entering their third or fourth year of journalism studies. FAFSA and Student Aid Report are required. Award amount is determined by committee.

Buerkle Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Jackson, Klamath, or Josephine County high school who will pursue a degree in english, journalism, math, music or physical education at a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA required. Preference given to nontraditional students attending a college in Oregon with a 3.6 GPA or higher.

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.

Harry and Arlene Bohr Scholarship Fund

Award: $50,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of Blackford County planning to pursue post secondary education in composition, creative writing, english, journalism, or other writing-related fields.

Marjorie Stonehill- English, Journalism & Creative Arts Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Boone County high school who will major in creative arts, english, or journalism and is in the top 30% of their class. Essay and minimum 3.0 GPA required.