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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away over $100,000 in free college scholarships this year including a $1,000 scholarship every month! Apply now!
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
How to apply
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Bill Gove Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Bodie McDowell Scholarship $1,000-$5,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Outdoor Writers Association of America
121 Hickory Street
Suite 1
Missoula, MT 59801
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students of outdoor communications fields including print, film, art or broadcasting and must be either undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year or graduate students.
How to apply
Applicants are available online.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Cavett Robert Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship$500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.
How to apply
Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
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Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship ProgramVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
2121 K Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and be a citizen, national or permanent resident of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan. Students must also be able to obtain and retain a U.S. J-1 visa. Applicants must be in one of the following fields of study: business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism/mass communication, law, library/information science, public administration, public health or public policy.
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Edward Payson and Bernice Piilani Irwin ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. They must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
How to apply
To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship$500-$1,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship$500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
How to apply
Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.
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George W. Woolery Memorial Scholarship$425
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
8645 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and must be seeking an undergraduate degree in marketing or communications. Preference is first given to members of the Beta-Sigma Chapter.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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High Plains Journal/KJLA ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
August 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Kansas Livestock Association
6301 SW 37th Street
Topeka, KS 66614-5129
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend a Kansas university, major in agricultural communications or a related field and be planning a career in agricultural writing or publications.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation, transcript and information about communications employment or internship experience are required.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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IFEC Scholarships Award$500-$4,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship$500-$1,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.
How to apply
Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.
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Julianne Malveaux ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarships$1,000
Deadline
April 14
Renewable
No
Offered by
Lebanese American Heritage Club
4337 Maple Road
Dearborn, MI 48126
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must U.S. citizens and Michigan residents, be of Arab descent and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (3.5 for graduate students). They must maintain full-time status. Special consideration is given to students majoring in mass communications, political science and related fields, those enrolled or planning to attend institutions that contribute to the Arab American Scholarship Fund and those who did not receive the scholarship in the preceding year.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students$2,500
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. BOX 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year of college, be Christian students who are pursuing a career in religion journalism and must major in religion journalism or communications. One scholarship will be given to the best Methodist applicant and one will be given to best overall. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a personal statement, photograph, and three samples of journalism work.
How to apply
Applications are available online and by request.
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Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship$1,000-$3,000
Deadline
February 20
Renewable
No
Offered by
Asian Pacific Fund
465 California Street
Suite 809
San Francisco, CA 94104
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students of Filipino heritage majoring in journalism at any Bay Area university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, writing samples, resumes, recommendation letters and Student Aid Report forms.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mas Family ScholarshipsUp to $8,000
Deadline
January 11
Renewable
No
Offered by
Jorge Mas Canosa Freedom Foundation
P.O. Box 14-1898
Miami, FL 33114
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be majoring in or have plans to major in business, communications, economics, engineering, international relations or journalism. They must demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to success in a democratic, free enterprise society. Selection is based on academic merit, personal essay, leadership ability, professional potential and character.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, SAT scores, personal essay, three recommendation forms, proof of Cuban descent, proof of college acceptance (for incoming freshmen only), cost of tuition statement and statement of financial need are required.
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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSFreshmen
Description
Open to all high school freshmen in the class of 2018.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Michael Jackson ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minority Scholarship and Training ProgramUp to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
LinTV
8 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in journalism or a related broadcast field at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and of non-white origin.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mississippi Association of Broadcasters Scholarship ProgramUp to $4,000
Deadline
May 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Mississippi Association of Broadcasters
855 S Pear Orchard Road
Suite 403
Ridgeland, MI 39157
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Mississippi residents and be enrolled in an accredited broadcast curriculum at a Mississippi two- or four-year college.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, essay and up to three letters of recommendation are required.
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Mississippi Scholarship$500
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be licensed amateur radio operators and residents of Mississippi who attend an institution of higher learning in Mississippi. They must be seeking a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communication or a related field, and they must be under 30 years old.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSophomore
Description
Open to all high school students in the class of 2017.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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NAJA Scholarship Fund$500-$3,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Native American Journalists Association
555 Dakota Street
Al Neuharth Media Center
Vermillion, SD 57069
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current members of NAJA.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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National Association of Black Journalists Scholarship Program$1,500-$5,000
Deadline
March 22
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall
Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American high school seniors, college students or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism and who are journalism majors or in staff positions on the school newspaper or campus television, radio or website.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Nido Qubein Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Student with a Disability Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Master's degree candidates must be in programs accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech Pathology, but doctoral programs do not have to be accredited. The applicants should submit a transcript, essay, reference form and statement of good standing; be recommended by a faculty or workplace committee and have not received scholarships from the ASHA Foundation. Students must attend their programs full-time.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Niche Local
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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The MillerCoors National Scholarship$3,000
Deadline
May 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Adelante U.S. Educational Leadership Fund
8415 Datapoint Drive
Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or seniors pursuing a business, marketing, economics, or communications degree. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above and be full-time students attending one of the partnering universities.
How to apply
Applications are available online starting March 1.
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William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
December 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR)
William B. Ruggles Scholarship Selection Committee
5211 Port Royal Road, Suite 510
Springfield, VA 22151
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students majoring in journalism and demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Wilson W. Carnes Scholarship$300
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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