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.

Alabama Student Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program and must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are of Greek-American heritage. Students must be majoring in journalism and communications, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Doell Family Scholarship

The Doell Family Scholarship is available for high school seniors in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties of Washington. Applicants must plan to major in journalism or music.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

WJZ-TV Jerry Turner Broadcast Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County and Howard County Maryland. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be planning to major in broadcast journalism.

Total: $2250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Michigan Tuition Grant

This award is available to Michigan resident undergraduate students who are attending independent, degree-granting Michigan institutions. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1830 Awards:  28000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Madson Fellowship

U.S. professionals seeking to enhance their communication skills are eligible for this award. Applicants must have an interest in the outdoors and be members of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA).

Total: $1200 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Bodie McDowell Scholarship

U.S. junior or senior undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for this award. Ideal candidates are talented communicators with outdoor interests who want to become professionals in the outdoor communications field.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism

The Bruce S. Bennett Fund for Community Journalism is available for graduating high school seniors in Worcester, MA who are planning to major in and pursue a career in journalism.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 4
2020

NATAS-PSW Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of the Pacific Southwest region and are majoring in a television-related discipline.

Total: $5000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  March 31
2020

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a Missouri college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less.

Total: $4600 Awards:  49553
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Dale Runnion Scholarship

This award is available to undergraduate members of Alpha Gamma Rho who plan to complete a college course in marketing, journalism, advertising or public relations.

Total: $250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2020

NAJA Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Native American high school seniors and college students who are pursuing a career in radio, television, or print journalism. Students must be members of NAJA to apply.

Total: $5000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  April 30
2020