Journalism - BS in Communication

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Journalism majors are eligible for the following departmental scholarships:

Jenkins, William W., Creative Writing Scholarship (click for guidelines)

Must be a current undergraduate student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies and majoring in majoring in a field within the Department of English and Communications.Must have completed one or more creative writing courses at TTU before or during the award period. A portfolio of creative work is required for consideration.

Jenkins, William W., Theatre Scholarship

Must be a current or prospective student majoring in a field within the Department of English and Communications and in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies, with a significant record of participation in, and contribution to, the Theatre program at TTU.

The Leo McGee Journalism Scholarship for African-American Students

Criteria: Must be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; must be an African-American Junior or Senior (must have earned at least 60 semester hours); must be a Communication-Journalism major; must be an Eagle, Oracle, or WTTU-FM staff member for a minimum or combination of two (2) semesters. The scholarship is given to the qualified student with the highest GPA.

McGee, Sidney Journalism Scholarship

Must be a journalism student; must play an active role in the University’s media.

Norman, Dr. C. Douglas Scholarship

Must be a current full-time student in good standing; must be an English-Journalism major with at least a 3.0 overall GPA; may receive additional consideration for other factors, such as financial need or working on the Eagle or Oracle staff.

Stubblefield, Hix and Ann Journalism Scholarship

Endowment Must be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; must be an English-Journalism major; must have a 3.0 overall GPA; must be an Eagle or Oracle staff member for a minimum of two (2) semesters.

Weitzel, Thomas Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Must be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; must be pursuing a degree in English-Journalism and have achieved junior status; must have demonstrated an interest in broadcast journalism by having completed at least one year of work at the campus radio station, WTTU; must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5.

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