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Communication Scholarships and Awards

Undergraduate students should peruse the PSU web for the University’s scholarship and award information. A good place to begin is at the PSU Scholarship website.

Communication students are invited to apply for departmental awards now.

Application deadline for both applications is February 1, 2015. 

Each application has its own eligibility requirements and procedures so please review the information below.

Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship

The Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Communication who has demonstrated academic excellence and need. The scholarship is for a one-time award of $250.

Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

• Current Communication majors who have earned a GPA of at least 3.4
• Student must be enrolled in Summer or Fall terms, 2015
• Student must have demonstrated academic excellence in Communication courses

Barbara Exner Vogelsang Scholarship APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

The deadline for all applications is February 1st, 2015. 
To apply, complete the PSU General Scholarship Application and on this application, you will provide a 500-800 word statement regarding your experiences as a Communication major, and specifically describe your deepened understanding of a communication topic that interests you. Please be aware that the online scholarship application system will allow you to submit the application without an essay; however, applications without essays will not be considered. Please be sure to submit an essay!

Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) Scholarship

Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) Scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student majoring in Communication who has an interest in journalism, particularly about automotive, technical, mechanical or consumer topics and who works part time or has a financial need. The scholarship is for a one-time award of $2000 and is awarded in the Fall.

Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

• Current Communication majors who have earned a GPA of at least 3.2
• Students who have career goals in print or broadcast journalism with interests in automotive, consumer, technical or mechanical products
• Students who will be juniors or seniors as of the beginning of Fall term, 2015
• Students who are residents of Oregon, Washington or Idaho
• Preference will be given to those applicants who work at least part time and who can demonstrate financial need

Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

The deadline for all applications is February 1st, 2015. 
To apply, complete the PSU General Scholarship Application and on this application, you will provide a 500 to 800 words statement of your career goals in print or broadcast journalism that utilize your Communication degree on the PSU General Scholarship Application. Please be aware that the online scholarship application system will allow you to submit the application without an essay; however, applications without essays will not be considered. Please be sure to submit an essay!