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  • Asian American Journalists Association

What: Up to $7,000 in scholarships
Who: Journalism students
Deadline: 10/07
Where: For more info, visit  To apply, visit

  • Several CSULB scholarships available

Who: CSULB students
Deadline: Varied, from 09/27 to 11/15
Where: For more info, download this PDF document.

  • National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association 2013 Student Scholarships

Who: Students committed to participating in fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues
Deadline: 05/31/13
Where: For more info, download this Word document.

  • SPJ/LA 2013 Scholarships

Who:   Scholarships of up to $1,000 for students from L.A., O.C. and Ventura counties who are focusing in Journalism.
Deadline: 06/10/13
Where: For more info, download this Word document.

  • $11,000 in scholarships from the Hispanic Public Relations Association

Who:  Juniors or Seniors students Public Relations and/or Journalism, of at least 25 percent Hispanic descent
Deadline: 04/26/13
Where: For more info, download this Word document.

  • Up to $5,000 in scholarship awards from the Buena Park Cable Foundation

Who:  Students focusing on (Mass) Communication
Deadline: 05/01/13
Where: For more info, download this PDF form.

  • $25,000 scholarship from Bridgestone Americas

Who:  Everyone
Deadline: N/A
Where: For more info, download this Word Document.

  • 14 different CSULB Scholarships available

Who:  CSULB students
Deadline: Varies between 02/07 and 05/30
Where: For more info, download this PDF.

  • Sacramento Press Club

What:  Seven scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $8,000
Who:  Juniors, seniors or graduate students focusing on journalism
Deadline: 04/05/13
Where: For more info, click here

  • The LAGRANT Foundation

What: Twenty-two scholarships of $5,000 for undergraduates, and 14 $10,000 scholarship for graduate students
Who: Students majoring in Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing
Deadline: 02/28/2013
Where: For more info, click here

  • CONTEST: The New York Times’ seventh annual “Win a Trip with Nick”

What: Win a a reporting trip to Africa with NY Times Op Ed-columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas D. Kristof
Who: Students; must be US residents, 18 years or older, currently enrolled in school
Deadline: 01/13/2013
Where: For more info, click here.

  • USC Annenberg Arts Journalism Master’s Program

What: Full scholarships available
Deadline: 12/31/2012
Where: For more info, click here

  • Fall 2012 Student Academic Travel Grant

What: Grants for student travel (see file below for more info)
Who: Current CSULB students with GPA of 2.0 or higher (undergrad)
Deadline: 12/16/2012
Where: For more info, download the following document: TravelGrant

  • The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists

What: Scholarships and equipment (see file below for more info)
Who: Student photojournalists
Deadline: 11/15/2012
Where: For more info, download the following document: JamesAlanCoxFoundationScholarship

  • Radio and Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA)/Jim Zaillian Memorial Scholarship

What: Scholarships for January 2013, $1000 minimum
Who: Any student whose career objective is broadcast journalism and who’s currently a sophomore or above
Deadline: 11/08/2012
Where: For more info, download the following document: RTNA.Scholarship.Flier.2012

  • The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2013

What: Scholarships of up to $5,000 in this annual competition that challenges students to submit essays on urgent ethical issue’s in today’s world.
Deadline: 12/03/2012
Where: For more info, download the following document: SC451-JOURN12102319340.

California State University Long Beach











Who:  Any full-time Journalism student returning for the academic year 2012-13 may apply for scholarships! 


What: Money to help fund your education!


Where: Winners* will be announced on Journalism Day, at the USU Ballrooms at noon on Tuesday, April 24, 2012       *Must be present to accept award

When: Apply Immediately. Applications are available in the Journalism Office and online.


How: Submit your application along with a one-page essay in a sealed envelope with your name enclosed to the Journalism Office SS/PA 024. Essays and application will be reviewed by a faculty committee.




You must be a returning student for the academic year 2012-13. Complete the application and submit a one-page essay addressing your accomplishments in the fields of journalism or public relations (including GPA and relevant professional and academic experience) as well as your involvement in department and university activities.

    Journalism &
    Mass Communication

    Fall 2015

    Prof. Danny Paskin Danny.Paskin@csulb.@edu
    Office: LA4-101A
    Phone: 562-985-2602
    Advising hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Prof. Jennifer Fleming Jennifer.Fleming@csulb.@edu
    Office: LA4-206E
    Phone: 562-985-7986
    Advising hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.