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Scholarships

This page contains the most up-to-date scholarship announcements, including those give by our Department, College and University, and also those offered by outside institutions.  Department scholarships are often offered in Spring semesters. Please visit this page often for new announcements. A list of scholarships from mass communication-related organizations outside of CSULB are listed below.  We highly encourage students to apply to those scholarships as appropriate.


 

  • SPJ/LA’s 2016 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Society of Professional Journalists Los Angeles is awarding scholarships of up to $1,000 to students interested in pursuing careers in journalism.  Click here for more information.

 

  • Betsy Plank/PRSSA Scholarships
Who: You must be a PRSSA member in your junior or senior year of college, preparing for a career in public relations to apply for this award.. Where: For more info, click here.

 

  • Asian American Journalists Association
Who: Full-time students who are enrolled in colleges and universities in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties and taking journalism or related courses and pursuing careers in journalism. Where: For more info, click here.

  • National Association of Black Journalists, LA (NABJ-LA)
Who: $7,000 in  scholarships available for African-American college students majoring in communications/journalism/media studies. Where: For more info, click here.
  • Public Relations Student Society of America Scholarships (PRSSA)
Who: A list of scholarships promoted or provided by PRSSA Where: For more info, click here.
  • Native American Journalists Association
Who: Native American students who in the process of attaining a degree in journalism at a higher learning institution. Where: For more info, click here.

  • National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Student Scholarships
Who: Students committed to participating in fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues Where: For more info, click here.
  • Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter Scholarships
Who:   Scholarships for students from L.A., O.C. and Ventura counties who are focusing in Journalism. Where: For more info, click here.
  • Hispanic Public Relations Association Scholarships
Who:  Juniors or Seniors students Public Relations and/or Journalism, of at least 25 percent Hispanic descent Where: For more info, click here.
  • Chips Quinn Scholarship Program
What:  The program, sponsored by the Freedom Forum, provides internships, training and scholarships to college students of color who are pursuing careers in print journalism. Internships are offered in Spring and Summer. Where: For more info, click here.
  • Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship Award
Who:  Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies. Where: For more info, click here.
  • Sacramento Press Club
Who:  Juniors, seniors or graduate students focusing on journalism Where: For more info, click here
  • The LAGRANT Foundation

Who: Undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students. majoring in Public Relations, Advertising or Marketing Where: For more info, click here

  • The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists

What: Scholarships and equipment Who: Student photojournalists Where: For more info, click here.

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

Who: Any student whose career objective is broadcast journalism and who’s currently a sophomore or above Where: For more info, click here.

  • National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity

Who: Promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. Where: For more info, click here.

  • Lebanese American Heritage Club Scholarship

Who: American students of Arab decent who are majoring in mass communications, public relations, or a related field. Where: For more info, click here.

  • Yuchengco: Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship

Who: Students of Filipino heritage pursuing careers in journalism Where: For more info, click here.

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

Who: Any student whose career objective is broadcast journalism and who’s currently a sophomore or above Where: For more info, click here.

  • Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship

Who: Undergraduate study of religion journalism or mass communications Where: For more info, click here.

  • Knudson Churchill Scholarship Competition

Who: Highly motivated students to assist them in their future career endeavors in the fields old print journalism and automotive technology Where: For more info, click here.


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