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.

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

NATAS Lone Star Scholarship

This award is available to Texas students who are majoring in radio, television, film, or broadcast journalism. The applicant must be a college sophomore, junior or senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 15

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:  October 20

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 01

AAJA Sports Journalism Institute Scholarship

U.S. and international college sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply for this award. Students must demonstrate an interest in sports journalism as a career

Total: $500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 01

Melissa Pellegrin Memorial Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S undergraduate and/or graduate students who are majoring in the field of technical communication (technical writing, editing, graphic design or multimedia art). Students must attend the University of Central Florida.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 04

TFMJF Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship

Current undergraduate women in Nevada are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be majoring in public relations, communication, media studies, marketing or journalism and must be planning to pursue a career in sports or sports broadcasting.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 17

Bob East Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and Canadian undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in photojournalism. Students must be enrolled full time at an accredited four-year college or university, and demonstrate academic ability and financial need.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 02

Kit C. King Scholarship

This award is available for graduate students who are pursuing a degree in photojournalism. Students must attend full time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 02

Reid Blackburn Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in photojournalism. Students must be enrolled full time at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Canada.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 02

NPPF Television News Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college juniors and/or seniors who have an interest in photo journalism and are pursuing a career in television production.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 02

NPPF Still and Multimedia Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate students who are studying photojournalism and concentrating on still and multimedia. Students must be enrolled full time at a four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada and have one or more semesters remaining in school.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 02