Communications Scholarships

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Do you have a way with words? Communications majors learn a valuable skill set that can be applied to just about any career path they choose. This gives the students studying communications an upper hand at scholarships — especially those that require an essay. Communications skills give students an advantage at being able to express their thoughts and persuade scholarship donors. This major can eventually translate into jobs in business, advertising, marketing, journalism, radio, public relations, politics, and much more. It can also translate into free money for college with this list of scholarships for communications majors.

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

The AfterCollege Business scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in a field of business including accounting, advertising, business administration, economics, finance, human resources, international relations, management, political science, or public relations.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  June 30
2019

Harold E. Ennes/Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship

This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the technical aspects of broadcasting. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and/or are employed at least part-time in broadcast engineering.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Ennes Educational Foundation Youth Scholarship

This undergraduate award is available for U.S. high school seniors with a serious interest in pursuing studies leading to a career in broadcast engineering or a closely related field.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2019

Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who have a career interest in legal or criminal justice fields. Students must major in one of the following fields: criminal justice, pre-law studies, English, history, political science, journalism, or communications.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2019

W.D. Farr Scholarship

The W.D. Farr Scholarship is available for graduate students who are pursuing a career in the beef industry.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  August 31
2019

Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for California undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and planning to pursue a career in journalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

George Ramos Memorial Scholarship

The George Ramos Memorial Scholarship scholarship is available for California undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and majoring in journalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 30
2019

Richard Eaton Award

The Richard Eaton Scholarship Award is available for juniors, seniors and graduate level students majoring in broadcast communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 14
2019

Vincent T. Wasilewski Award

This scholarship is available for graduate students who are majoring in broadcast communications and have a 3.0 GPA or better.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 14
2019

John Bayliss Radio Scholarship

The John Bayliss Radio Scholarship is offered to juniors, seniors and graduate level students majoring in broadcast communications who have maintained a 3.0 GPA or better.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 14
2019

Columbia College of Missouri Leadership Award

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Columbia College of Missouri. The student must demonstrate leadership in high school and/or communicty activities.

Total: $1500 Awards:  15
Deadline:  October 17
2019