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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.

Guy P. Gannett Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students in Maine who are pursuing a career in journalism.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Caples Student Campaign of the Year Program

This contest is open to all students who were enrolled as undergraduates at a U.S. college or university. Students must design a direct marketing campaign for a real client.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

Stanford Chen Internship Grant

Current college juniors/seniors, and graduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism are eligible for this grant. Students must have secured an internship at a small- to medium-size company for print, online, broadcast or photography work.

Total: $1750 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 07

AAJA William Woo Print and Online News Internship Grant

Current college students and recent graduates of Asian American and/or Pacific Islander descent are eligible for this award. Students must have an internship secured for the upcoming summer semester and pursue a career in print or online news.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 07

AAJA Lloyd LaCuesta Internship Grant

Asian American and Pacific Islander male students who are current enrolled in college or recent graduates are eligible for this award. Students must have an internship secured for the upcoming summer semester and pursue a career in television broadcasting.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 07

AAJA Sam Chu Lin Broadcast News Internship Grant

Current college students and recent graduates of Asian American and/or Pacific Islander descent are eligible for this award. Students must have an internship secured for the upcoming summer semester and pursue a career in television or radio.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 07

Christians in Journalism Scholarship

The Christians in Journalism Scholarship is provided annually for undergraduate students who are majoring in journalism at the University of Texas, Austin. Applicants must be born-again Christians and must demonstrate both activity within their church and strong academic performance.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 08

ISF-IIOC Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social scien0es, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be affiliated with the Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC).

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 08

ISF-MCC Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social scien0es, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be affiliated with the Muslim Community Center East Bay (MCC).

Total: $10000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 09

ISF-MCA Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social scien0es, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be affiliated with the Muslim Community Association of the Bay Area (MCA).

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 09

ISF-UCI Muslim Alumni Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social scien0es, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be attending UC Irvine.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 09

ISF-SBIA Scholarship

U.S. Muslim students who are college juniors or graduate students majoring in humanities, social sciences, liberal arts, or law are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be affiliated with the South Bay Islamic Association (SBIA).

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 09