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.

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:  September 22
2019

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
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

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent, and are residents of or attending school in California. Students must plan to have a career in journalism; students may major in any field but must have a sincere interest in pursuing journalism as a career.

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

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 14
2019

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 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

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 14
2019

The Scott Cooper Miami Scholarship

The Scott Cooper Miami Scholarship is available for incoming and current college students who are majoring in business, management, marketing, communications, journalism, education, or fitness.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2019