Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

New York Women in Communications

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be majoring in journalism or communications.
  2. Must be a woman.
  3. Must be a college junior or senior at the time of application.
  4. Must participate and demonstrate an interest in sports and athletic events.
  5. Must be a resident of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for upperclass undergraduate women who are majoring in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or New York, and must demonstrate participation in athletics and sports.

Application requirements for the Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Acceptance verification
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Founded in 2015, this scholarship supports the study of sports media communications or management in honor of Ann Liguori, a nationally recognized sports radio and television personality. The award is intended for those hoping to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, reporting, programming, or production in a related field. The scholarship also includes an internship with CBS Radio Sports Network. Applicants must be at least a rising junior.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 24

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 24

Applications are available online on the New York Women in Communications, Inc. (NYWICI) website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must also submit the following: a resume or a page that includes school and extracurricular activities (include any work experience, internships, communications-related activities and NYWICI involvement with dates and length of activity), significant achievements, academic awards/honors received, and community service work; a 300- to 500-word personal story addressing the topic listed on the application; two letters of recommendation from a professor, employer and/or adviser (one must be from a professor or adviser); an official transcript from all colleges attended with proof of a qualifying grade point average; and verification of acceptance for the upcoming academic year to an accredited college or university. If the student is unable to obtain his/her transcripts and/or recommendations and the student's school has to send them under separate cover, they must be received by the deadline date. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted online and must be received by the deadline date.
About New York Women in Communications:
Contact Information: Julie Livingston, Public Relations Department
Address: 355 Lexington Ave. 15th Floor New York, New York 10017-6603

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