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Scholarships

The School of Communication offers seven scholarship opportunities for currently enrolled students.

David B. Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund ($1,000)
Eligibility: Junior and Senior Journalism Majors only. Evidence of service required.

Lester C. & Alta M. Rees Memorial Scholarship Fund ($750)
Eligibility: Undergraduate Communication Majors, with preference given to out-of-state students

Michael Aho Annual Scholarship for Communication ($1,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Graduate Communication Majors

School of Communication ($1,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Graduate Communication Majors. 3.0 GPA or higher

J Public Relations Scholarship ($1,000)
Eligibility: Public Relations Majors

Pirate Radio Scholarship ($1,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduate Communication Majors

CommCrew Scholarship ($1,000)
Eligibility: Undergraduate Communication Majors

To Apply

Unless otherwise noted above, students interested in applying for a scholarship will need to submit the following:

  1. A completed application (editable, able to save changes PDF document)
  2. Relevant work samples (i.e. academic papers, news work samples or creative portfolio – limit of 10 pages or 20 minutes)
  3. A letter of reference from an ECU faculty member
  4. A 500-word essay describing:
    1. your interest in communication and your career plans
    2. your accomplishments in school and out of school
    3. your involvement in community or school service, such as volunteer activities
Submit all application materials in the SOC Main Office (Joyner East 102) by March 7, 2014 (5 PM).

The scholarship selection occurs during the beginning of the spring semester. The 2015 scholarship cycle is now completed and the 2016 scholarship deadlines will be announced early in the Spring 2016 semester. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Cavanagh, Joyner East 101C, cavanaghm@ecu.edu

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