Scholarships

There are several scholarships available to incoming and current students who select a major in the School of Communications, such as:

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 are entitled.

The amounts will vary from year to year as will the number of awards. For the 2013-2014 academic year, two students were awarded scholarships of $3,500.00 based on merit and on demonstrated financial need.

Now closed - award receipients for 2013-2014 were announced January 2014.

Recipients for 2013-2014 - Bobby Watson and Katherine Orell 

 

 

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. All applicants must have a free application for federal financial aid (FAFSA) on file in Webster's financial aid office.

One award for $2,500.00
Deadline: Now closed

Recipient for 2014-2015 - Izaiah Johnson

 

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 for $2,500.00
Deadline: Now closed

Recipient for 2014-2015 - Michael Grosch

 

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 for $1,000.00
Deadline: Now closed

Recipient for 2014-2015 - Teri Bennett

 

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 2014.

Multiple awards for varying amounts
Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014

 


Read Webster Today posts about 2013 scholarship recipients:
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.