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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 either in print, online, digital, or news media, there’s bound to be a journalism scholarship waiting for you. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz to find awards that match with your goals and interests. 

Ray, NØRP, & Katie, WØKTE, Pautz Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (general class or higher) and members of ARRL. Students must reside in the ARRL Midwest Division area (IA, KS, MO, NE) and study electronics, computer science, or a related field.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Artistic Scholarship

The Artistic Scholarship is available for high school seniors or college students currently enrolled fulltime at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university. Applicants must be full- time, degree seeking students and pursuing major in the visual/performing arts.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

This award is for a licensed radio amateur who is a resident of and attends college in Georgia or Alabama. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; preference will be given to those studying electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field. The applicant must reside and attend school in New York or New England.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

ARRL Mississippi Scholarship

This scholarship is for licensed radio amateurs under 30 years of age who are residents of and attend college in Mississippi. Students must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Jake McClain Driver KC5WXA Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. licensed radio amateurs (technical class or higher) who can provide at least one QLSL card received within the past 12 months. Students must reside in the ARRL Delta Division (AR, LA, MS, TN) and study electronics, computers, or journalism.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is a resident of and attends an institution in the FCC 5th Call District. Students must major in electronics, communications, or related fields; preference will be given to students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Magnolia DX Association Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are licensed radio amateurs (technician class or higher) and reside in Mississippi or the ARRL Delta Division (AR, LA, TN). Students must attend a postsecondary institution in Mississippi. Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Morris Radio Club of New Jersey Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international licensed radio amateurs (technician class or higher) who attend four-year colleges or universities.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Orlando HamCation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (any class) and reside in central Florida (or, if no qualified student applies, reside in Florida). Students must be studying in a technical field that supports the radio art.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022