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Communication Department Scholarships

For School Year 2016-2017

The Communication Department is offering Communication students the opportunity to apply to four of our scholarships. Applications are to be submitted ONLINE at Pioneer Scholarships, the deadline is Monday April 10th, 2017. There are separate qualifications for each of these scholarships, they are as follows:

Karl Robinson Scholarship: $500

  • Be a full-time student in Junior level or above standing, majoring in Communication, with an Option in Professional, Public and Organizational Communication
  • Have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and a minimum 3.25 GPA in the major
  • Submit a one-page essay describing career goals and your involvement in Communication Dept., the University and/or community. Include how this scholarship will benefit you
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Be enrolled in Fall 2017 quarter
  • Have financial need, as demonstrated by completing the General Application’s Financial Need Statement

Communication Department Scholarship: $600

  • Be a full-time student majoring in Communication
  • Have a 2.5 GPA for undergraduate or 3.0 GPA for graduate student
  • Submit a one-page essay describing career goals and your involvement in Communication Dept., the University and/or community. Include how this scholarship will benefit you
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Be enrolled in Fall 2017 quarter

John Gothberg Scholarship: up to $2,500

  • Be a student majoring in Communication with an option in Media Productions or Advertising and Public Relations
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Be a continuing or transferring junior or senior student
  • Submit a one-page essay describing career goals and your involvement in Communication Dept., the University and/or community. Include how this scholarship will benefit you
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Be enrolled in Fall 2017 quarter

Tenacity Scholarship: $5,000

  • Be a full-time student majoring in Communications
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA for undergraduate students and 3.0 GPA for graduate students
  • Have financial need, as demonstrated by completing the General Application’s Financial Need Statement
  • Submit a 250-word personal statement that explains how your persistence has enabled you to continue in school despite personal challenges and obstacles. The statement should consider: academic and professional dreams and goals; family and work obligations; and personal characteristics that have helped you persist in school
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Be enrolled in Fall 2017 quarter
  • Be a US citizen, permanent resident or AB540 Dream Act student
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