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Scholarship Details

Ann Bussing Prize


Amount: $300-$400

Active

Description

Awarded to contestants in Public Speaking, Debate Club, and Oratorical Contests

Award to

Not published

Essay:

No

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

No

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

prize for extemporaneous speaking; 1st and/or 2nd place awarded

Arthur Schoen Teacher Education


Amount:

Active

Description

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Arthur Weissman Memorial Scholarship


Amount: $4,000 – $5,000

Active

Description

For full-time journalism student, based on academic merit, media-related achievement through academic work, extra-curricular activities, and employment; must submit sample of media or portfolio.

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Barry S. Kramer Endowed Scholarship in Journalism


Amount: $6,000-$8,000

Active

Description

For a journalism major based on academic merit; preference for candidate with science journalism interest or background

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Science journalism preferred

Beverly E. Schoen Research Fellowship


Amount: 9500

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

Continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

preference is given to MLIS students conducting research projects and initiatives in school libraries

Carol A. & Norman Barham Foundation Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Collier-Carol Kuhlthau Endowed Fund


Amount:

Active

Description

For outstanding MI student pursuing School Librarianship.

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

No

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Dick Lloyd Internship Scholarship


Amount: 1000

Active

Description

For a full-time undergraduate student that will be interning, with preference awarded to applicants completing an internship in sports broadcasting

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Sports broadcasting preferred

Edward J. Mack Memorial Scholarship Fund


Amount: $11,000 – $12,500

Active

Description

For a full-time undergraduate student based on academic merit; preference is given to students from Hunterdon County with an interest in print journalism

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014; preference for Hunterdon County resident

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Hunterdon County resident preferred

Elizabeth Molnar Memorial Scholarship


Amount: $1,000-$2,000

Active

Description

For journalism major based on academic merit and financial need

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

1st preference for disabled, female student; “underprivileged female student” also acceptable

Ellen Boates Clark Endowed Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

Fellowships are to be awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students enrolled in the Master of Information degree program based on academic merit and financial need. Particularly those who are interested in developing the skills of information management and librarianship, to acquire training and an appropriate professional degree.

Award to

Fellowships are to be awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students enrolled in the Master of Information degree program based on academic merit and financial need. Particularly those who are interested in developing the skills of information management and librarianship, to acquire training and an appropriate professional degree.

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Resume:

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Estate of Elizabeth D. Meier Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

For full-time or part-time students in the masters program

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

F.R. Collier CISSL Endowed Fund / Collier-Kuhlthau Endowed Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

For outstanding MI student interested in school librarianship.

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

No

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Flip Wilson Memorial Scholarship


Amount: full tuition

Active

Description

For a full-time journalism student entering the junior or senior year based on academic merit; Flip Wilson Memorial Scholarship applicants must complete one additional 500-word essay on some aspect of Flip Wilson/’s work and impact on television or comedy. Preference will be given to students of African-American descent

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Must submit essay on Flip Wilson/’s legacy; partial need-based

Francis R. & Janice L. Pattberg Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Friedrich Fellowship


Amount: 20000

Inactive

Description

For an outstanding doctoral student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

Continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

H. Gilbert Kelley Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

To masters degree students in information; selection is based on a combination of academic excellence

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

H.W. Wilson Foundation


Amount: 9500

Inactive

Description

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Helen G. Michaels Merit Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

Merit scholarship for an academically talented student studying library and information science at SC&I; preference is given to students seeking school library media certification

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

preference is given to students seeking school library media certification; preference for incoming MLIS student; preference for one student

Hugh Taliaferro Memorial Scholarship


Amount: $400 – $500

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are rising juniors or seniors, and

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Irving S. Upson Prize


Amount: $300-$400

Active

Description

Awarded to contestants in Public Speaking, Debate Club, and Oratorical Contests

Award to

Not published

Essay:

No

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

No

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

1st and 2nd place awarded; preference for junior class

James Doig Anderson Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

No

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Jane Torrence Minckler Memorial Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

For students in the masters in information program, on the basis of academic excellence

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

John H. Cook Scholarship


Amount: $9,000-$11,000

Active

Description

For a journalism student with an interest in newspaper writing and reporting

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Journalism & Media Studies Department Scholarship


Amount: Dept. Discretion

Active

Description

For an outstanding junior or rising senior student, as determined by the department

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Dept. Discretion

Other notes:

Journalism & Media Studies Endowed Fund


Amount: $3,000-$4,000

Active

Description

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Julian Breen Memorial Endowed Scholarship


Amount: $1,100-$1,300

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are rising juniors or seniors, have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and significant service to the department, the University, and/or the community

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Kenneth Q. & Viola W. Jennings Memorial Scholarship


Amount: $4,000 -$5,000

Active

Description

For journalism student who demonstrate promise toward a career in print journalism

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Ladley K. Pearson Memorial Prize


Amount: $600-$800

Active

Description

For a student who has demonstrated outstanding work in print or media-related reporting; with preference for candidate with urban/city affairs interest or background

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Urban affairs interests preferred

Laurie Ackerman Memorial Fund


Amount: $1,200 -$1,500

Active

Description

For an undergraduate student who intends to pursue a career in journalism or mass communications; student is selected based on proven work, interests in journalism/mass media, and ability to carry out the program/’s aims

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Lilia Pavlovsky Award


Amount: 5000

Inactive

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Manuel Pinho & Mario Teques Endowed Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Margaret Anderson Lefferts Hildgendorff Award


Amount:

Active

Description

For a new or continuing graduate student, based on academic achievement, and good character; preference is given to Douglass College graduates or women pursuing library and information science

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

preference is given to Douglass College graduates or women pursuing library and information science

Masters of Library Studies Service Scholarship


Amount: Dept. Discretion

Active

Description

For outstanding service to the department and school

Award to

Continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Dept. Discretion

Other notes:

MI Student Support Fund


Amount:

Active

Description

To masters degree students in information; selection is based on a combination of academic excellence

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Myron W. Smith Prize


Amount: $100-$200

Active

Description

Awarded to contestants in Public Speaking, Debate Club, and Oratorical Contests

Award to

Not published

Essay:

No

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

No

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

1st and 2nd place awarded; preference for sophomore class

Pamela Richards Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

For full-time international graduate students based on academic merit; preference given to students who have demonstrated commitment to advancing the field of LIS in countries of the former Soviet Union

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Rehab El Buri & RU Muslim Association Scholarship


Amount: 4500

Inactive

Description

For an outstanding masters student, with preference for student in digital media track

Award to

For continuing masters student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Digital media track preferred

Richard D. Lane Memorial Award in Journalism


Amount: $900-$1000

Active

Description

For a full-time journalism student based on academic merit

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Richard F. Hixson Memorial Prize


Amount: 3000

Inactive

Description

For full-time undergraduate student whose work exemplifies a commitment to Civil Liberties and the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I – LIS Endowment Fund Award


Amount: Dept. Discretion

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

SC&I Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for MCM Students


Amount: 1000

Active

Description

For outstanding academic achievement in the masters program.

Award to

For continuing masters student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for MI Students


Amount: 1000

Active

Description

For outstanding academic achievement in the program

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Scholarship for MCM Students


Amount: 1250

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

For continuing masters student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Scholarship for MI Students


Amount: 1250

Active

Description

For an outstanding masters student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for Communication Majors


Amount: 500

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are rising juniors or seniors who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for ITI Majors


Amount: 500

Active

Description

For outstanding academic achievement in the program

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship for JMS Majors


Amount: 500

Active

Description

For outstanding academic achievement in the program. Applicants with minimum overall GPA and department of 3.0 will be considered

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Scholarship for Communication Majors


Amount: 1250

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are rising juniors or seniors and who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and financial need

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Need-based

SC&I Scholarship for ITI Majors


Amount: 1250

Active

Description

For an outstanding undergraduate ITI student, as determined by the department

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

SC&I Scholarship for JMS Majors


Amount: 1250

Active

Description

For an outstanding undergraduate student in journalism and media studies, as determined by the department. Applicants with minimum GPA of 3.0; must demonstrate financial need

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Need-based

Sean Carr Memorial Award


Amount:

Active

Description

Awarded to a student at Rutgers University School of Communications and Information (either a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student majoring in journalism or a journalism graduate student) who exemplifies a commitment to reporting, researching and writing on the topics of public policy, politics, public advocacy and/or government administration and development, and is committed to understanding the intersection between journalism, politics and public advocacy

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

SEBS – Edgar B. Bacon Scholarship


Amount: $2,000-$4,000

Active

Description

For achievement in journalism by a continuing undergraduate major from Hudson county

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014; preference for Hudson County resident

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Hudson County resident preferred; 2 awarded: one from SCI, one from SEBS

Steven & Cynthia Magidson Scholarship


Amount: 5000

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are rising seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes:

Tefko Endowed Fund


Amount:

Active

Description

For an outstanding doctoral student, as determined by the program faculty

Award to

Continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

The Tefko Scholarship


Amount:

Active

Description

Award to

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Todd Hunt Endowed Scholarship for PRSSA


Amount:

Active

Description

The PRSSA Scholarship is awarded to a Communication major who is also a registered member of the national or state/local chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

Award to

Eligible juniors or seniors who have demonstrated financial need and outstanding academic achievement are encouraged to apply.

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Resume:

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Todd Hunt Public Service Endowed Prize for Communication


Amount: $1,500-$1,800

Active

Description

For full-time Communication majors who are

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Award amount split between 1 JMS student and 1 COM student.

Todd Hunt Public Service Endowed Prize for Journalism and Media Studies


Amount: $1,500-$1,800

Active

Description

For full-time Journalism and Media Studies majors who are

Award to

Students who will be seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Award amount split between 1 JMS student and 1 COM student.

Tom and Marti Mattia Endowed Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communications


Amount:

Active

Description

For full-time, first generation undergraduate students who must be in their sophomore year or higher, and are based on academic merit and financial need as determined by University rules in effect on the date of the award.

Award to

Students who must be in their sophomore year or higher

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Other notes:

Tung-Li & Hui-His Yuan Endowed Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

For graduate students (masters or doctoral) based on outstanding undergraduate achievement, 3.5 or better GPA in graduate studies, and demonstrated commitment to advancing the field of LIS in the People/’s Republic of China or the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Turock Family Endowed Fellowship


Amount:

Active

Description

To provide additional financial assistance to ALA Spectrum Scholars choosing Rutgers University/’s Department of Library and Information Science for their education

Award to

New or continuing graduate student

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

No

Resume:

Yes

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Yes

Fixed or variable:

Varied

Other notes:

Van Wie Ingham Memorial Prize in Journalism


Amount: 230

Active

Description

For outstanding knowledge of journalism.

Award to

Students who will be juniors or seniors beginning Fall 2014

Essay:

Yes

Writing Sample:

Yes

Resume:

No

Transcript:

Yes

Financial need:

Fixed or variable:

Fixed

Other notes: