College Scholarships for Journalism Majors

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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
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  • 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. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.
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Deadline
March 29
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association for Women in Communications - Seattle Professional Chapter
    Scholarship Chair
    P.O. Box 472
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Washington State residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students at Washington State four-year colleges. Students must major in print and broadcast journalism, television and radio production, film advertising, public relations, marketing, graphic design, multimedia design, photography or technical communication. Selection is based on demonstrated excellence in communications, contributions toward communications, scholastic achievement, financial need and work samples.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Public Relations Student Society of America
    33 Maiden Lane
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be entering or current graduate students at a U.S. college or university. They must be majoring in journalism, public relations or a related field. They must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale and be interested in pursuing a career in corporate public relations. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
April 30
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Georgia Association of Broadcasters Inc.
    8010 Roswell Road
    Suite 150
    Atlanta, GA 30350
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Georgia residents and full-time students at an accredited college or university. Students must be rising juniors or seniors pursuing degrees in some aspect of the broadcasting industry. Selection is based on scholastic records, extracurricular activities, community involvement and leadership potential.
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Deadline
February 20
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Varies
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Applicants are considered for the award based on their interest in journalism, financial need and academic achievement. They must also continue to demonstrate an interest in journalism in college.
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Deadline
June 13
Amount
$1,000-$3,000
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Deadline
March 2
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Association Kit C. King Graduate Scholarship Fund
    Scott R. Sines
    Managing Editor, Memphis Commercial-Appeal
    495 Union Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must provide a portfolio, be pursuing an advanced degree in journalism with an emphasis in photojournalism and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.
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Deadline
April 6
Amount
Varies
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    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.
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Deadline
June 13
Amount
$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Public Relations Student Society of America
    33 Maiden Lane
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be of African-American, Latino, Asian, Native American, Pacific Islander or Alaska Native ancestry. They must be rising undergraduate seniors who are majoring in journalism, public relations or a related subject and be planning to pursue a career in public relations. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, relevant work experience, writing ability, recommendations and leadership skills.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $4,000
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    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.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500
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    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.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Foundation Television News Scholarship
    Ed Dooks
    5 Mohawk Dr
    Lexington, MA 02421-6217
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a four-year college or university, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also have courses in TV news photojournalism and continue in this program towards a bachelor's degree. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
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    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 have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Applicants must submit a published writing sample. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Foundation Blackburn Scholarship
    Fay Blackburn
    The Columbian
    P.O. Box 180
    Vancouver, WA 98666
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed one year at a full-time four-year college or university, provide a portfolio, demonstrate financial need and must have courses in photojournalism and have at least half a year of undergraduate study left. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.
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Deadline
June 13
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Public Relations Student Society of America
    33 Maiden Lane
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10038
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) who are in good standing. They must be rising undergraduate seniors who are majoring in journalism, public relations or a related subject at an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution. They must be preparing for careers in public relations and must have mentored others who intend to pursue careers in the field of public relations. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 20
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Varies
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Deadline
June 6
Amount
$1,500
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Deadline
March 2
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Association Still Photographer Scholarship
    Bill Sanders
    Photo Editor, Asheville Citizen-Times
    P.O. Box 2090
    Asheville, NC 28802
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed one year in a full-time four-year college or university with courses in photojournalism, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted per winner.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Virginia High School League Foundation
    1642 State Farm Boulevard
    Charlottesville, VA 22911
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active members of a high school newspaper, yearbook or other publication. Students must be in their senior year and have plans to study journalism in college.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$300
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  • 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 student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
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