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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 either in print, online, digital, or news media, there’s bound to be a journalism scholarship waiting for you. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz to find awards that match with your goals and interests. 

Seneca Foods Corporation Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible agricultural major. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher, and be involved in fruit or vegetable production or processing.

Total: $1000

Awards: 4

Deadline: January 15

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

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

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 higher.

Total: $1500

Awards: 20

Deadline: January 15

RTDNF Undergraduate Scholarship Program

A number of scholarships are available through this program to international and U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students may be majoring in any field, but must be pursuing a career in electronic journalism.

Total: $2667

Awards: 6

Deadline: January 17

RTDNF Fellowship Program

Fellowships are available to international and U.S. journalists who have fewer than 10 years of experience as a professional journalist. Applicants may not be past fellowship winners.

Total: $1625

Awards: 4

Deadline: January 17

Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship

This scholarship is available for upperclass undergraduate women who are majoring in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or New York, and must demonstrate participation in athletics and sports.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

Carlozzi Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available for women in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania who are majoring in journalism or communications. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and recognition for a talent in writing.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

NYWIC Esperanza Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hispanic women who are majoring in journalism or communications. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and must be residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

NYWIC Hearst Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate women who have completed at least one year of study toward a degree in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania and must show an interest in and commitment to magazine publishing or digital/online media.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24