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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. 

Feldman Fellowship

This award is for graduate international and U.S. students, who have applied to or are enrolled in an accredited graduate program in journalism at time of application.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01

Press Club of Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund

This award is available for graduates of high schools in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Applicants must be majoring in communications, and must have completed at least 45 credit hours at the time of application.

Total: $5000

Awards: 3

Deadline: May 01

NCTA & AWMF Scholarship

The winner will receive $5,000 towards tuition costs, payable in the Fall and the Spring semesters of the upcoming school year. The scholarship will be publicly awarded at the Gracies Leadership Awards event in?the Fall. This award was created in 2015 through a partnership with?NCTA-?The Internet & Television Association.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01

Ford Emerging Voices Scholarships

Two promising female undergraduate or graduate student applicants are wanted to provide future journalistic content for AWM. The “Emerging Voices” Scholarship program consists of two scholarships. The winner will receive $3,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,000, made payable directly to each student’s educational institute.

Total: $4000

Awards: 2

Deadline: May 08

Nancy Engebretson Memorial Photojournalism Scholarship for Current Undergraduates

This scholarship is available for undergraduates in Arizona who are majoring in journalism or photography.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 15

Rising Star in Production Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in pursuing a career in video production. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 15

Anne Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are studying journalism, marketing/communications, or healthcare administration. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated community service and leadership.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 17

HACU Oracle Scholarship

This award is available for Hispanic students who are attending a college in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be majoring in engineering, mathematics, or computer technology.

Total: $2150

Awards: 5

Deadline: May 24

PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship

This award is offered to U.S. college juniors or seniors who are of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Pacific Islander ancestry. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and it is preferred that they major or minor in public relations (or are in a communications degree program if a public relations program is not offered at their school).

Total: $1500

Awards: 2

Deadline: May 31

Axia Public Relations Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate students majoring in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field. Preference will be given to students who promote diversity in the profession, as well as students with residency ties to Florida, Georgia or Missouri.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31

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