Journalism Scholarships

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Have you thought about a future career as an investigative reporter, broadcast news anchor, public relations coordinator, sports writer or photo journalist? This list of scholarships for journalism majors can help you on your way to that college degree. Our Scholarship Directory has compiled several scholarship opportunities for upcoming journalists. So, whatever it is you plan to study — be it print, online, digital, or news media — there’s bound to be a journalism and communications scholarship waiting for you.

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

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
2018

ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who submit a two to four minute video on current issues in American transportation.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 4
2018

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:  September 30
2018

College Photographer of the Year Award

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled full time at a four-year institution and pursuing a degree in photojournalism.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 1
2018

Library of American Broadcasting Foundation Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who plan to pursue a career in radio. Funds may be used for junior, senior, and graduate level classes at accredited colleges and universities that have at least one department that is a member of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 12
2018

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 12
2018

BEA Founders Award

This award is available for undergraduate students who plan to pursue a career in broadcasting. Preference will be given to students who are enrolled at, or have graduated from, two-year colleges that have a departmental membership with the Broadcast Education Association.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 12
2018

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 12
2018

Abe Voron Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who plan to pursue a career in radio. Funds may be used for junior, senior, and graduate level classes at accredited colleges and universities that have at least one department that is a member of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 12
2018

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 12
2018

"Search to Learn" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college students who have an active .edu email address. Students must be studying marketing or a related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 14
2018