Communications Scholarships

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UNCF Henkel Scholarship Program

The UNCF Henkel Scholarship program offers $5,000 scholarships to African American students in their junior year who intend to pursue an internship at Henkel.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 29

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program

The Oracle Corporate Scholars Program awards 10 $10,000 scholarships to college students.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 8

John Lennon Endowed Scholarship

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) offers the John Lennon Endowed Scholarship to deserving students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at one of the 37 UNCF member institutions who demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 13
Winner announcement
February 2023

Raftelis Leadership Scholarship

The American Water Works Association offers the Scholarship to students to complete their degree programs and who are eager to become problem solvers for local governments and municipal water utilities.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Doris Gregory Memorial Scholarship

New Mexico Press Women (NMPW) awards the Doris Gregory Memorial Journalism Scholarship of $1,000 to two undergraduate and graduate students inNew Mexico to continue their education in journalism-related disciplines.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 14
Winner announcement
March 2022

Carlozzi Family Scholarship

The NYWICI offers two undergraduate and graduate female students the Carlozzi Family Scholarship, ranging between $2,500 to $10,000, demonstrating writing excellence to further their education in communications.

Amount
$2,500–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
January 24

NYWICI Scholarship

The NYWICI Scholarship is available to an outstanding female student from either NY, NJ, CT, or PA to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree in communications or related fields.

Amount
$2,500–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
January 24

Interpublic Group Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to two qualified undergraduate or graduate female students enrolled in a full-time communications-related field of study. It’s accompanied by a summer internship in New York City.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
January 31

Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship

The Asian American Journalism Association offers the Mary Quon Moy Ing Memorial Scholarship to Asian American high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in journalism.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

ULTATEL Scholarship

ULTATEL annually offers the ULTATEL Scholarship of $2,500 to a high school senior student with a compelling essay to further their education in communication-related studies in the U.S.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student scholarships

The Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student Scholarships each provides financial help to students, ranging from high school seniors to graduate levels, pursuing a degree in journalism, broadcasting, or electronic media.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 3
Winner announcement
March 3rd, 2023

LAGRANT Foundation Graduate Scholarships

The $3,750 scholarship is awarded to 40 graduate students who identify as minorities to pursue their studies in PR, marketing, and advertising. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.20.

Amount
$3,750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
February 28

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships

Thirty (30) ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive $2,500 scholarships and a trip to New York City, New York, for career-building activities as part of the LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship Program.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April 2023

Center for Public Integrity Fellowship

The Center for Public Integrity Fellowship, administered by the American University Washington, offers a $30,000 award to one candidate with experience and/or interest in data-driven investigative journalism.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

ESPN Fellowship

The ESPN Fellowship awards one scholarship to the value of $35,000 to a permanent U.S resident accepted to the AU MA in Journalism & Public Affairs.

Amount
$35,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

Investigative Reporting Workshop Fellowship

The Investigative Reporting Workshop (IRW) Fellowship of $8,000 is a nonprofit newsroom that trains journalism students at American University Washington, DC in investigative practices.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

The Washington Post Fellowship

The American University Washington. DC offers the Washington Post Fellowship to one graduate student enrolled in the MA program in Journalism and Public Affairs at AU to further their studies.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

USA TODAY Washington Watchdog Fellowship

The USA TODAY Washington Watchdog Fellowship offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a journalism or public affairs student to earn a scholarship worth $30,000.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

Procter & Gamble General Scholarship

UNCF offers the Procter & Gamble General Scholarship to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the fields of business, information technology, and public relations among others in the U.S.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 9

Foodservice Communications Scholarships

The scholarship, administered by the Foodservice Editorial Council, aims to help students who want to work in the food/foodservice industry as writers, editors, public relations practitioners, and related fields.

Amount
$1,500–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 15

Mission North The Future Is… Fellowship

The Future Is… Fellowship awards $15,000 to one female BIPOC(Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) student pursuing studies in communications with an interest in tech or science.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 18

Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Annually, the Alpha Omega Council offers the Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship of $5,000 to Greek-American students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate journalism programs in the U.S.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 31
Winner announcement
June 2022

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship

The Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club offers the Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarship to Native Hawaiian undergraduates and graduate students majoring in journalism, education, communications, or Hawaiian studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 1

Public Diplomacy Council Fellowship

The Public Diplomacy Council Fellowship of $15,000 recognizes outstanding graduate students in either the School of Communication or the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

Women Leading Kentucky Undergraduate Scholarship

The Women Leading Kentucky program offers various $1,500 scholarships for female undergraduate students.

Amount
$1,000–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 1

Rhode Island PBS Scholarship

Rhode Island PBS annually awards a scholarship of up to $15,000 to one high school senior or undergraduate who shows a promising future in the broadcasting, communication, and journalism profession.

Amount
$15,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 4

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship

The Joel Garcia Memorial scholarship is targeted at Latino high school students and college students who are pursuing a degree in journalism.

Amount
$500–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 6

Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship Fund

The Annabel Lambeth Jones Brevard College Merit Scholarship, ranging from $11,000 to $13,000, is available to a high school senior who is an incoming freshman at Brevard College.

Amount
$11,000–$13,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 18
Winner announcement
August 2023

Bob Eddy Scholarship

The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists offers the Bob Eddy Scholarship to four undergraduate students to complete their studies and pursue a career in journalism in the U.S.

Amount
$1,000–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 25

UBS/PaineWebber Scholarship

Scholarships of $8,000 are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who major in business at UNCF colleges by the UBS/Painwebber Scholarship Program.

Amount
$8,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 27
Winner announcement
August

PRSA Georgia Multicultural PRism Scholarship

The PRSA Foundation offers the $1,000 PRSA Georgia Multicultural PRism Scholarship to republic relations, journalism, and mass communication students.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 30

AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowship

The American University Washington. DC offers the AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowship of $3,000 to graduate and undergraduate students studying journalism and public affairs.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 2

DMI Scholarship Program

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board offers t$2,500 to 11 students in their sophomore, junior, or senior years to complete their degree programs and pursue a career in dairy.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
11 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 6

Jack and Jill – Jacqueline Moore Bowles Scholarship

Jack and Jill of America Foundation are awarding $2,500 in scholarships to support African American college students with their educational expenses.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 11

ADP HBCU Scholarship Program

The ADP HBCU Scholarship Program is awarded to outstanding students from low- to middle-income families enrolled at nine accredited HBCU institutions to further their education. The award is renewable.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
7 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 14
Winner announcement
November

Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award

The Ofield Dukes scholarship awards $1,000 to public relations juniors with a commitment to community service. The scholarship is for students from ethnic and racial minority groups.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 15

PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship

The PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship awards $1,500 to two seniors with exceptional academic performance and a commitment to public relations.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 15

RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color

The RDW Group Communications Scholarship for People of Color grants up to $2,500 to students of color who are studying a communications major at a Rhode Island institution.

Amount
$500–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 16

Graduate Student Scholarship

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) awards 15 full-time students studying communication sciences and disorders with a Graduate Student Scholarship of $5,000 each.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
15 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 18
Winner announcement
November 2022

Ohio News Media Foundation Minority Scholarship

The Scholarship, administered by Ohio Newspaper Association, offers one scholarship to the value of $750 to a high school senior majoring in journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 23

Ohio News Media Foundation Scholarships

The Ohio News Media Foundation (ONMF) offers the Ohio News Media Foundation Scholarships of $750 to high school and college students interested in or pursuing newspaper-related majors in Ohio.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 23

Horace & Susie Revels Cayton Scholarship

Public Relations Society of America offers The Horace and Susie Revels Cayton Scholarship of $4,500 to enrolled undergraduate students pursuing public relations degrees in Washington.

Amount
$4,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 31

Green Visionary Scholarship

The New South Window Solutions offers the Green Visionary Scholarship of $1,000 to one undergraduate student with the most innovative idea in sustainable construction to complete his/her studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
July 1st, 2022

Jasin Graduate Scholarship

The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) annually offers the Jasin Graduate Program of $5,000 to three college seniors and graduate students pursuing postgraduate degree programs.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1

Papa John’s Scholarship

The Papa John’s Foundation and UNCF offer 24 scholarships worth $5,000 to African American students.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
24 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
June 8

Media Fellows Scholarships

Washington Media Scholars Foundation offers the Media Fellows Scholarships of $1,000 to exceptional students pursuing undergraduate studies in advertising, marketing, communications, business, political science, and strategic media.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 15

Society of Professional Journalists Florida Scholarship

The Society of Professional Journalists Florida Scholarship of up to $2,500 is open to students attending or planning to attend a journalism program at a college or university in Florida.

Amount
$1,000–$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
July 20
Winner announcement
August 1, 2023

CCNMA Scholarship

Every year, the CCNMA awards scholarships between $500 and $1,000 to Hispanic students in California to pursue undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
August 31

Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship

The Jim Sanders Media and Leadership Scholarship awards $2,500 to a California State University student aspiring to a career in the news media industry.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
4
Deadline
August 31

Beldon Scholarship

Beldon Roofing Company offers annual scholarships worth $1,000 to two selected students. The high-performing applicants are selected based on academic record and aptitude shown in the application process.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
October 1, 2023

Paramount Builders, Inc. Scholarship

Paramount Builders offers the Paramount Builders, Inc. Scholarship of $1,000 to undergraduate students pursuing business management or marketing-related studies at an accredited institution every year.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
October 1

Michael Jackson Scholarship

UNCF offers the Michael Jackson Scholarship of up to $4,000 to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in performing arts or communication at an accredited UNCF-member institution.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 27

Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship

Synovus Bank offers the Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship of $4,500 to six undergraduate students to complete their banking- and finance-related studies.

Amount
$4,500
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
October 31

Communications Scholarships

All communications-related programs open several opportunities across many industries, from writing and editing to public relations, media, and marketing. This field is diversified. It enriches history, social and communication skills, creativity, and self-confidence.

Like a few other fields in liberal arts, communications continues to update and renovate itself with the help of advancements in technology to cater to modern-day needs. A degree in communications lands students many high-paying jobs. Scholaroo provides college-bound, undergraduate, and graduate students with some interesting means to fund their degree programs at the following top schools of communication in the U.S.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools for Communications?

  • MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (MIT SHASS)

The world-wide acclaimed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is ranked No. 2 out of 443 National Universities. Founded in 1861, MIT pioneered in by combining technical training with a liberal arts education. If you’re looking for funding to pursue a communication-related degree program, check out the Rhode Island PBS Scholarship.

 

  • Ohio State University School of Communication

The Ohio State University ranks No. 49 out of 443 National Universities. Its School of Communication is one of the top five among high-impact communication programs. It offers three specializations: Communication Analysis and Engagement, Communication Technology, and Strategic Communication. The Ohio News Media Foundation Scholarships is a great opportunity to fund your studies.

 

  • University of Wisconsin- Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ranks No. 38 out of 443 National Universities. Its School of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of the earliest communication programs founded in the U.S. It offers an array of undergraduate and graduate communication-related programs. If you need some funding, consider applying for the Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student Scholarships

What career can I pursue with a Communications degree?

The careers for those with communications degrees include:

  1. Product Marketing Manager
  2. News Anchor
  3. Digital Strategist

Read our report on 35 Highest Paying Majors for more information.