List Of USA College Scholarships for Journalism 2017

Here are List of Journalism Scholarships offered by organisations, government,  Foundations etc to USA  and International students.

These scholarships are intended to high school students, junior, graduate, undergraduate, sophomores, high school seniors, freshmen, and college students. All these scholarships award range vary up to $1000 to $200,000.If you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and apply today.

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation is delighted to announce “Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship”. Applicants who are matriculating full-time in their undergraduate sophomore, junior, senior or first year of graduate school are eligible for the scholarship. Applicants are required to be enrolled in one of the following majors in order to be eligible: Communication Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Media Studies or Journalism. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded up to $1,000.

Provided By: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation
Course: Multiple courses
Eligibility: Undergraduate sophomore, junior, senior or first year of graduate school students
Deadline: June 15, 2017
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The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.The scholarship opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.

Provided By: Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Course: Multiple courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application
Deadline: August 1, 2017
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The RTDNA Ed Bradley Scholarship

Radio Television Digital News Association pleased to offer a scholarship program named as “Ed Bradley Scholarship”. Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.The winning candidate will get $10,000 scholarship award.The 2017 application period has been extended to June 30, 2017.

Provided By: Radio Television Digital News Association
Course: Degree course
Award: $10,000
Eligibility: Undergraduate students
Deadline: June 30, 2017
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The RTDNF Carole Simpson Scholarship

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) is pleased to announce the Carole Simpson Scholarship. The program is open sophomores, juniors or seniors, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism who are pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.The winners of the scholarship will receive up to $2,000 scholarship award. The winners are also invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.

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Provided By: Radio Television Digital News Association
Course: Multiple courses
Award: Up to $2,000
Eligibility: Sophomores, juniors or seniors
Deadline: June 30, 2017.
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The CCNMA Scholarship

CCNMA organization is pleased to announce CCNMA Scholarships. Qualified Latino students who are planning to pursue a career in journalism are welcomed to apply. The scholarships range from $500 to $1,000 per student.

Provided By: CCNMA organization
Course:  Journalism course
Award: $500 to $1,000 per student
Eligibility: Latino students
Deadline: June 15, 2017.
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William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship

By National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship honors the esteemed Texas journalist who coined the phrase “Right to Work” and contributed greatly to the movement’s advancement. Applicants are limited to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or related majors in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the student who exemplifies the dedication to principle and high journalistic standards of the late Mr. Ruggles.

Provided By: National Institute for Labor Relations Research
Course: Journalism or related majors
Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate students
Deadline: December 31.
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The Kurt Brown Fellowship

Through the generous support of Laure-Anne Bosselaar (wife of the late Kurt Brown) and family, Lee Hope, and the Solstice Institute, the Solstice MFA Program is able to award The Kurt Brown Fellowship to support an incoming student of diverse background or experience who also demonstrates financial need. The Fellowship provides $1,500 to a first-semester student who begins the program during the summer residency/fall semester.

Provided By: Pine Manor College
Course: Multiple courses
Eligibility: An incoming student
Deadline: March 16, 2018.
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The James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship

The James Alan Cox Foundation is offering Student Photography Scholarship Program to high school, college, and graduate student. Five awards will be given to college or technical school students each of $2500 amount, high school students will get five (5) Digital Cameras and one $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one graduate student.

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Provided By: The James Alan Cox Foundation
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $7,500 and five (5) Digital Cameras
Eligibility: College or technical school students, high school students, graduate student
Deadline: will be available on July 15, 2017.
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The SPJ/LA’s 2017 Scholarship Awards

The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will be awarding scholarships to students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Students from Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties who have completed at least their freshman year of college, as well as graduate students from those same counties, are eligible to apply for all scholarships.The financial awards range up to $1,000 for each (total $4,000)

Provided By: Society of Professional Journalists / Los Angeles Pro Chapter
Course: Journalism
Award: $4,000
Eligibility: High school seniors or college students
Deadline: June 9, 2017.
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Overseas Press Club Scholarship

Graduate and undergraduate students, studying at American colleges and universities or Americans studying abroad, who aspire to become foreign correspondents, are invited to apply for one of 15 scholarships or fellowships to be awarded by the Overseas Press Club Foundation.Students win either a $2,000 grant or funding for their overseas experience.

Provided By: The Overseas Press Club Foundation
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students
Deadline: December 1, 2017.
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The Chips Quinn Journalism Scholarship Program

The Chips Quinn Journalism Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Freedom Forum. The program offers training, mentoring, paid internships and cash awards to college students or recent graduates who are pursuing careers in the media.Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident

Provided By: The Freedom Forum
Course:  Journalism Degree
Award: Training, mentoring, paid internships and cash awards
Eligibility: Must be a college junior, senior or recent, graduate
Deadline: October 1.
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The Bonnie Tiegel Memorial Scholarship Program

CBS Television Distribution, a division of CBS Studios Inc. on behalf of Entertainment Tonight and the Tiegel Family has established “The Bonnie Tiegel Memorial Scholarship Program”. High school seniors (at least 17 years of age) or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in the full-time undergraduate study, can apply for the scholarship. The student who will select for the scholarship will receive a $2,500 award.

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Provided By: CBS Studios Inc.
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates
Deadline: Varies
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The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) Foundation is delighted to announce “Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award”. To be applying applicants must be enrolled in a journalism program, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations.The winners of the scholarship will win the $5,000 award amount.

Provided By: The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) Foundation
Course: Journalism program
Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: Varies
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Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program

The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) supports a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting.Fellows receive a stipend of $70,000 as well as some additional benefits, including basic health insurance.

Provided By: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Course: Journalism
Award: of $70,000
Eligibility:  Be full-time journalists
Deadline: Varies
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The Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship

Open Road Films and Participant Media, with support from First Look Media, are sponsoring a fellowship of up to $100,000 to be awarded by The Boston Globe for one or more individuals or teams of journalists to work on in-depth research and reporting projects.The selected journalist(s) will work as a resident or nonresident fellow(s) at The Boston Globe and receive support, be mentoring, and editorial guidance from the Globe editorial team.

Provided By: The Boston Globe
Course: Varies
Award: Up to $100,000
Eligibility: Freelance journalists, must be U.S. residents
Deadline: Varies
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HEARST Journalism Fellowship

The Hearst Journalism Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on multimedia journalism consists of two 12-month rotations at Hearst’s top metro papers.Anyone who has completed coursework and obtained a college degree by August 1 following the application deadline is eligible. A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement.Hearst Fellows are full-time employees with competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and moving expenses.

Provided By: Hearst Media
Course: Journalism degree
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Anyone who has completed coursework and obtained a college degree
Deadline: Varies
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