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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.

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship

This award is offered to a licensed radio amateur (any class) who is majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field of study. The applicant must be a resident of and attending college/university in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, or Kansas to be eligible for this award.

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

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:  December 31
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:  December 31
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:  December 31
2019

Bunge North America, Inc. Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and currently enrolled students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select agriculture majors are eligible for this award. Students must be members of the FFA, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and reside in one of the 48 contiguous United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Ed Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for Ohio high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of FFA and plan to major in select fields at The Ohio State University. Students must exhibit strong leadership skills, have participated in community service, and have work experience in the field of agriculture.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are residents of one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. The applicant must plan to major in an eligible agricultural field and have a grade point average of 2.5 or h...

Total: $1500 Awards:  17
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Hoard's Dairyman Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are pursuing a four-year degree in dairy science or agricultural journalism. Applicants must be FFA members.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Kenneth and Ellen Nielsen Cooperative Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to enroll or are enrolled in a four-year agriculture degree program are eligible for this award. The applicant or applicant's parents/guardians must be members of an agricultural cooperative that is also a member of the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2020

Martin Sorkin Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America pursuing a degree and career path in international trade, economics, and/or public policy. Students must exhibit academic excellence by having a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and exhibit public service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 15
2020

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Students must enroll in an eligible agricultural major and be a resident of an eligible state.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 15
2020

National Mastitis Council Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have background in dairy and plan to pursue a career related to dairy. Applicants must be pursuing a two- or four-year degree in dairy or animal science, agricultural communications, education, sales and marketing, or pre-vet/vet sciences. Please note: Non-FFA members are eligible for this award.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2020