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Scholarships

Learn about available scholarship opportunities.

National Press Club Journalism Institute

Deadline: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Lewis Scholarship has an estimated value of $10,000 and will be awarded to one undergraduate student journalist of color each fall, spring, and summer semester. The scholarship will provide a stipend of $1,000 per month and free housing provided through Washington Intern Student Housing for the duration of the student’s internship, usually four months.

Rose Bowl Game

Deadline: Friday, Sept. 23, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Rose Bowl Game Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship is an annual 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. The scholarship is merit-based and features a one-time, non-renewable $10,000 financial award for each recipient. Each scholarship will be funded directly to the recipient’s postgraduate institution upon verification of enrollment within eighteen months of graduation.

As part of the Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship, the recipients will be given the unique opportunity to receive a “Rose Bowl Game Experience,” that consists of a four-night trip to Pasadena, Calif., to meet with staff from the Tournament of Roses, and the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences. The experience culminates with the opportunity to attend the Rose Bowl Game on January 2 with a guest. Transportation, lodging, and meals for the scholarship recipient will be covered as part of the award.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are in their final year of course study (with an intended graduation date of in the Spring or Fall/Winter). The student has consistently demonstrated high levels of achievement in academics and civic service throughout their collegiate career. An independent committee will select one recipient from both the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference to receive the scholarship.

The scholarship is named on behalf of Keith Jackson, who was the voice of college football for several generations. Jackson was a man of many catchphrases, including “Whoa, Nellie” and “Big Uglies”, but was also credited with popularizing the Rose Bowl Game’s nickname as “The Granddaddy of Them All”. He was on the call for the Rose Bowl Game on 15 occasions, more than any other broadcaster, between 1989 and 2006. His final game in the broadcast booth was the 2006 BCS National Championship at the Rose Bowl Game.

The Keith Jackson Postgraduate Scholarship is funded by the Rose Bowl Game, which is a tri-party agreement between the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, the Big Ten Conference and the Pac-12 Conference.

The LAGRANT Foundation

Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 100 scholarships in 2023 in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Of the 100 scholarships, (60) ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,000 each and (40) graduate students will receive scholarships of $3,250 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.

Program Description:
The scholarship recipients will receive a trip to either New York City, Portland, OR, or Minneapolis, MN where they will participate in career building activities. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, three to four day-long career development workshops, and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world.

TLF accepts applications from undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students.

The LAGRANT Foundation

Deadline: Monday, Jan. 16, 2023

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2023 and will be awarding $250,000 in scholarships to 100 racially diverse students majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.

Scholarship Application Reader Roles:
· Review student scholarship applications.
· Receive no more than three applications to review and return with completed score sheets within seven working days of receiving them.

We invite you to volunteer as a scholarship application reader to celebrate 25 years of making an impact in the communication industry!

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in becoming a reader, please email andresmartinez@lagrant.com.

BEA

Deadline: Friday, Oct. 14, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premier international academic media organization, promoting insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals. BEA administers scholarships annually, to honor broadcasters and the entire electronic media profession. The BEA Founders Awards are for students enrolled in a BEA 2-Year member institution or graduates of these programs now enrolled in a BEA 4-Year institution. Other scholarships are awarded to juniors, seniors and/or graduate students at BEA member institutions – unless otherwise noted in the descriptions listed below.

Scholarship recipients will be announced in late November, and the money will be awarded in the summer of 2023, to be applied to the 2023-2024 academic year.