School of Communications Scholarships
There are several scholarships available to incoming and current students who select a major in the School of Communications, such as:
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
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.
The first award will be made to a student in the 2015-2016 academic year. More details will follow.
Michael B. Bingman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This endowed scholarship fund was established in 1998 when the School of Communications
offered only a Master of Arts in Media Communications. Students currently pursuing
any of our five graduate degree programs are eligible and encouraged to apply. This
award is intended to be in addition to other financial assistance to which recipients
The amounts will vary from year to year as will the number of awards.
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 students 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 $3,200.00
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 $2,900.00
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 $1,100.00
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 2015.
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: May 1, 2015 - Deadline has been extended
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:
Sverdrup Building, Room 230
Office phone 314-246-7154