Scholarships for Communications Majors

Communications is a broad major that can lead to jobs in journalism, marketing or public relations. The diversity of this field of study also is reflected in the assortment of scholarships available to communications majors. These scholarships are often funded by professional associations, such as the National Press Club, and local community foundations. Some scholarships may be reserved for women or members of minority groups. To be eligible, applicants may have to meet a minimum GPA requirement, as well as submit an essay, portfolio of work and letters of recommendation. In some cases, financial need is considered. If you’re a communications major interested in learning more about the scholarships that may be available to you, keep reading below.

Showing 1-20 of 167 scholarships
View Details John D. Graham Scholarship Public Relations Society of America
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|College senior|
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment to Public Relations|
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The scholarship is sponsored by the PRSA Foundation and established in honor of John D. Graham. It is open to undergraduate students entering their senior year and who are enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Tools of the Trade Award Scholarship. Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Welding|Construction Trade|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Graphic Arts|Electrical|Agricultural Sciences|Auto Body Repair|Film and New Media|Precision Machining Technology|Power Equipment Technology|Skilled Trades|Web and Game Programming|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are attending college or other types of technical training following high school or going directly into the work force. Applicants must have enrolled CTC programs such as Agriscience, Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Film and New Media, Graphic Arts, Precision Machining Technology, Power Equipment Technology, Skilled Trades, Web and Game Programming or Welding.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,500 - 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Dairy|Animal Science|Agricultural Journalism|Communications emphasis|
  • Employer: |Communications (Industry)|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The NDS/ Mccullough Scholarships is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in major in Dairy, Animal Science with a Communications emphasis or Agricultural Journalism. Applicants must be high school senior student.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Richard Montesi Scholarship Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor Richard Dick Montesis the past president of Marketing EDGE, it provides financial assistance to motivated students to ensure the future of the integrated marketing field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Dave Florence Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor company's Chairman Dave Florence by the collaboration of employees, colleagues, and clients of Direct Media Inc. to award outstanding students who have demonstrated an interest in marketing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Don Kuhn Memorial Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor and commemorate Don Kuhn in contributions to the practice of charitable fundraising. It is available to outstanding students demonstrated interest in the marketing field.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Lee Epstein Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to honor Lee Epstein and to promote integrated marketing educational programs.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Mark Duda Scholarship Fund Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established by the collaboration of Marks family and members of the data-driven marketing community to honor the memory of Mark Duda, it is available to students studying in data and targeting strategies in integrated marketing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details EDGE awards scholarships Direct Marketing Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Economics|Sociology|Mathematics|Business|Communications|Psychology|Advertising|Graphic Design|Analytics|
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The scholarship was established to promote Marketing EDGE program. It is available to students demonstrated an interest in the marketing field (classes, extracurricular activities, internships, etc).
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art|Interior Design|Computer Aided Design|Computer Graphics|Fashion Design|Visual Communications|Video Game Design|Web Design|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees related to Art, Computer Aided Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, and Computer Graphics. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,346
  • 6 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Print Media|Online Journalism|Broadcast Journalism|Visual Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|
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This is a 14-week internship at the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in downtown Washington. Interns work as reporters in Washington, they report, write, take photos and shoot videos of breaking news and news features. They also talk with experts at the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Student Press Law Center, the Washington Post, the Pentagon and others to better understand how to cover the news. The internship is open to college juniors and seniors studying print, online, broadcast or visual journalism.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Public Relations|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|Business Communications|Broadcast Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing bachelor level degrees related to Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Advertising, and Broadcasting. Applicants must be full-time students during the academic year the scholarship is awarded. Financial need is not required.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • Residence: Live in |Greene, AR|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|
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Fred and Oleatha Wulfekuhler Scholarship Endowmentis given to high school graduating students of Greene County, Arkansas who will major in journalism. The scholarship offers $500 and the funds may be may be used for valid school-related expenses to further the recipients education.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|Communications|Biology|Environmental Studies|Hydrology|Fisheries|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|College|Accredited College or University|Current College Sophomore|
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Sponsored by the National Hydropower Association, this scholarship is created to encourage students to consider becoming part of the U.S. hydropower industry. It is available to current college sophomores or juniors who will be juniors or seniors beginning in the fall; or graduate students; with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. The scholarship is also open to students with an equivalent GPA at an accredited vocational-technical school or programogram. Applicants must also be pursuing a program of study that is related to the hydropower industry: Engineering, sciences (biology, fisheries, and hydrology), communications, or environmental studies.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Alice Parsons Davis Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |History|English|Journalism|Creative Writing|
  • School (K-12): |Parkside High School, Salisbury, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship fund was established to benefit a graduating senior from Parkside High School planning to attend accredited four-year college or university, or accredited two-year institution. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in English, Creative Writing, or Journalism or History.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details The Irving W. Cook, WA0CGS, Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher in the field of electronics, communications, or related fields. Applicants must be residing in Kansas and have an any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • Dec-7-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
  • School (College): |Connecticut|Maine|Massachusetts|New Hampshire|Rhode Island|Vermont|Accredited Journalism Program|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The New England Press Association Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a journalism.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Electronics|Communications|
  • Residence: Live in |Georgia|Alabama|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing study in the field of electronics, communications, or related fields in an institution in Georgia and Alabama. Applicants must have any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Sports Journalism Institute Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
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  • 500
  • 10 awards
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Sports Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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Sports Journalism Institute provides a nine-week training and internship for college students who wants to pursue sports journalism. The program also includes a paid sports internship and a $500 scholarship after the internship. There are 10 students that are selected for the program.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 6,500
  • 20 awards
  • Nov-15-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Journalism|Newspaper Journalism|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|College senior|
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This scholarship is for talented students who wants more to gain valuable journalism experience.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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