Journalism Internship Scholarships
The Journalism Department has limited funds available to help support journalism majors who have landed other journalism internships, especially folks with unpaid or low-paid positions or those interning in expensive places to live. If you would like to be considered for this support, please send the following information no later than Friday, April 30 to Jennifer Price (email@example.com):
Where you are interning (i.e., name of publication, TV station, news site, etc.)
Location (city and state) of internship
Full or part-time? Paid or unpaid?
Duration of internship (i.e. 8 weeks? All summer?)
Walter Cronkite Scholarship
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for the Walter Cronkite Scholarship. Scholarships range from $1000-$3000. Awards are merit-based and are awarded to students who plan to pursue a career in the media industry. In addition to completing the application, students must submit links to creative video work along with two letters of recommendation from faculty. The deadline to submit all materials is April 30, 2021.
College of Media Scholarship Application
The 2021-2022 scholarship application for continuing College of Media undergraduate students is now open. All students who will be returning as an undergraduate student in the College of Media in Fall 2021 are eligible to apply.
Students must apply to be considered for a scholarship from the College of Media. All submissions are due by 12:00 PM CDT on Friday, May 7, 2021.
Irene Adler Prize
The Irene Adler competition is open to women pursuing a degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in 2021-2022. Applicants will be asked to write a 500-word essay.
Application and submission information can be found here.
Submissions are due by May 30, 2021.
The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship
The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship that recognizes one senior student from the Big Ten Conference and one senior student from the Pac-12 Conference for exceptional achievement in academics and civic service, who also wish to pursue a career in the sports industry, with an emphasis on journalism, media relations, event operations, team operations, or marketing.
Students must enroll in postgradute studies within 18 months of graduation.
Recipients will be given the unique opportunity to recive a Rose Bowl game experience that is tailored to each recipients' interest of study an culminates with the opportunity to work the Rose Bowl Game.
Complete application packets are due by July 31, 2021.
Additional Scholarship Resources
As you start to think about scholarships for the next academic year, do not forget about the College’s Additional Scholarship Resources page. In addition to helping you think about the scholarship search process, this page highlights many awards that are offered by media organizations across the country.