Communications: Scholarships

Scholarship Information for School of Communications Students

There are several scholarships available to incoming and current students who select a major in the School of Communications. Find eligibility requirements, applications, and due dates here.

Helen Cleary Hufker Memorial Scholarship

To support women studying audio production. This is an endowed scholarship. More details will follow.

Recipient for 2015-2016:
Sherry Scott, a recent graduate of Parkway South High School

Read School of Communications RSS feature about Helen Cleary Hufker Memorial Scholarship:
Helen Cleary Hufker Memorial Scholarship Established

No scholarship will be offered in the regular 2017-2018 scholarship cycle.

Bette Jane Wolff Schreiber Memorial Scholarship Fund

To benefit a freshman or undergraduate transfer student enrolled full-time in the School of Communications at the Webster Groves campus.

More details will be provided when they become available.

No scholarship will be offered in the regular 2017-2018 scholarship cycle.

Michael B. Bingman Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Open to graduate students in the School of Communications, this endowed scholarship fund was established in 1998 when the School offered only a master of arts degree in media communications. Students currently pursuing any of our six graduate degree programs are eligible and encouraged to apply. This award is intended to be in addition to other financial assistance to which recipients are entitled (Application instructions updated 03/21/2017).

The scholarship amounts and number of awards will vary from year to year.

Two awards of $4,240 are available in the 2017-2018 scholarship cycle. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2017.

Recipients for 2016-2017:
Roberto Chamorro, New Media Production
Darren Eleazar Perez, Media Communications, Webster University Bangkok Campus

Recipients for 2015-2016:
Trevor Juenger, Media Communications
Allyssa Ohlman, Media Communications, Webster University London Campus
Emily Barnby, Media Communications, Webster University London Campus

 

 

Nancy Anne Underwood Photography Scholarship

Offered to full-time Webster student majoring in photography in the School of Communications. Applicants must be of junior or senior status during the year of receipt and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Applicants must have a free application for federal financial aid (FAFSA) on file in Webster's financial aid office.

One award of $3,400 is available in the 2017-2018 scholarship cycle. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2017.

Recipient for 2016-2017: Crystal French, Photography

Recipient for 2015-2016: Lily Bennett, Photography

 

James H. Wilson II Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student enrolled in the School of Communications, full- or part-time. Applicants must be sophomore, junior, or senior status during year of receipt. Priority consideration is given to students who have lived in the St. Louis area for at least four years and who have demonstrated financial need.

One award of $3,350 is available in the 2017-2018 scholarship cycle. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2017.

Recipient for 2016-2017: Heather Demarice de Castro, Film Production

Recipient for 2015-2016: Brook Villhard, Speech Communications Studies

 

Elva Norman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to financially assist women pursuing a degree in communications, either full or part time. Applicants must be non-traditional female students aged 25 and above who have achieved junior or senior status the year of receipt.

One award of $1,650 is available in the 2017-2018 scholarship cycle. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2017.

Recipient for 2016-2017: Sarah Rodhouse, Media Communications

Recipient for 2015-2016: Kathleen Lynch, Public Relations

 

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Journalism Foundation of Metropolitan St. Louis

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Journalism Foundation award and fund a variety of scholarships for communication students. The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis scholarship recipients are chosen on the basis of aptitude and interest in pursuing a career in communication.  Academic achievement and financial need are also important factors in the final selection process. Please refer to application for additional eligibility requirements. Scholarships will be awarded in the summer of 2017.

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Journalism Foundation of Metropolitan St. Louis scholarships are not awarded by Webster University or by the School of Communications.

Multiple awards for varying amounts
Deadline: TBD

 

Read feature about 2016 scholarship recipients:
Webster Dominates at Award Ceremonies

Read features about 2015 scholarship recipients:
Webster University Students Win Press Club Scholarships

Read Webster Today posts about 2013 and 2014 scholarship recipients:
Press Club Awards Scholarships to Webster to Webster Communication Students
Six Webster Students Receive Press Club Scholarships
Press Club Scholarships Awarded to SOC Students

For questions or applications for any of the scholarships, please contact:

Susan Napoleon
Sverdrup Building, Room 230
Office phone 314-246-7154
Email

Learn more about other scholarships available to students of Webster University.

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