Media Communications: Scholarships
Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards

By Francisco A Tomei Torres,

Advertising, Communications, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marketing, Motion Pictures, Print, Radio, Television, Writing

Deadlines - Nationally Coveted College Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships

Deadline K-12 College Scholarships Graduate Fellowships Postgraduate Awards
Media Scholars Foundation
  Media Fellowships

These grants support the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public policy advertising industry.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — Fellowships
Mass Media Science and Engineering College and Graduate Fellowships

The 10-week summer program places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows have worked as reporters, editors, researchers and production assistants.

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation
Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship in Early Childhood Education, Child Development/Child Psychology, Film/Television Production, Music, and Animation

The Foundation's Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program awards four $10,000 scholarships to graduate students ONLY to support and encourage them to pursue a career in children's media and further the values and principles of Fred Rogers' work. The scholarships are project-based and are not to be used for tuition.

Summer Internships

The TV Academy Foundation's summer Student Internship Program provides over 40 industry-wide internships to college students nationwide. The program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth exposure to professional television production during an eight-week summer period in Los Angeles.

American Medical Association, Education and Research Foundation — Medical Education
  Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships in Medical Journalism

The AMA Foundation has made it a priority to assist medical students in handling the rising cost of medical education. The Physicians of Tomorrow Awards were created to provide financial assistance to medical students facing spiraling medical school debt. Physicians of Tomorrow Award, supported by the Johnson F. Hammond, MD, Fund: Selection is based on a commitment to a career in medical journalism.

  Pulliam Journalism Fellowships

The Indianapolis Star and The Arizona Republic, Gannett Co. newspapers, are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, or photojournalism for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program.

East-West Center — Seminars and Journalism Fellowships
  Journalism Fellowships and Exchanges in the Asia Pacific Region

Journalism fellowships and exchanges for working American and Asia Pacific journalists promote understanding of the complexities of the Asia Pacific region through study tours. Intensive dialogue with colleagues, government officials, business executives and community leaders provides participants with a means to broaden their network of contacts.

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation — Media Internships and Fellowships
  The Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting

The Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting is for early career U.S. journalists interested in specializing in health reporting. The program provides an intensive introduction and practical experience reporting on health issues based at newsrooms across the U.S.

  The Kaiser Media Fellowships in Health Reporting

The fellowship program provides a week-long site visit and in-depth State-specific briefings for invited health and health policy journalists, with invitations tailored to the topics and issues addressed.

  HIV/AIDS Resources for Journalists: The Kaiser Media Fellowship Program

Tools for Reporting on HIV/AIDS. These tools, including the Reporter's Manual on HIV/AIDS, The Kaiser AIDS Timeline, and pages with country-specific data among others, will help you navigate through the Kaiser Family Foundation's current work and resources on HIV/AIDS.

Interamerican Press Association
  Scholarships for Young Journalists and Journalism School Students

U.S. and Canadian scholars spend an academic year studying and reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Latin American and Caribbean scholars spend an academic year studying at a recognized U.S. or Canadian journalism school.

Kodak — For Students
Cooperative Internships

Reinforce your education through practical, hands-on work experience in Kodak's exciting and meaningful Cooperative Internship Programs (CIP) located in such locations as Rochester, NY, Windsor, CO, and Dayton, OH. Contribute ideas and develop knowledge, leadership and communications abilities while interacting and collaborating with top professionals in your field.

Tuition Scholarships in Motion Picture Filmmaking

These highly competitive awards are given to students demonstrating superior professional filmmaking production skills and creativity along with academic success. Participating worldwide colleges and universities that offer a degree or diploma program in film, film production, or cinematography may nominate up to two students each year for consideration.

LIN Media
  Minority Scholarship and Training Program in Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Business, or Marketing

Applicants must be a declared major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production, or marketing, at an accredited university or college within the United States.

U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
  Health Communications Internship Program (HCIP)

The HCIP gives highly qualified graduate students and recent graduate degree recipients the opportunity to participate in vital health and science communications projects in one of the many offices that make up the NCI. Interns will select an area of emphasis: health communications or science writing.

Phillips Foundation
  Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships

Fellowships for print and online journalists who share the mission of advancing constitutional principles, a democratic society and a vibrant free enterprise system.

Radio-Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF) — Scholarship & Fellowship Information
Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

All scholarships are open to enrolled students (freshmen excluded) who are pursuing careers in radio and television news. Winners are also invited to attend the Exellence in Journalism conference. Candidates must be a full-time college student whose career objective is electronic journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining. To receive an award, winners must be officially enrolled in college and be in good standing.

  Scholarships for Graduate Students

Fellowships for journalists.

U.S. Department of State, Fulbright Fellowship Program
  Berlin Capital Program

The program invites 15 young American journalists and students of journalism to Germany to participate in an intensive series of seminars, presentations, and visits to important German media and German political and cultural institutions. The one-week program is conducted in English. German language proficiency is not required. Through observation, discussion, and research, participants will experience first-hand the German capital city of Berlin, its vibrant and diverse culture, and its fascinating history.

Washington State College of Communication — Scholarships and Awards
Communication and Society Scholarships
Journalism and Media Production Scholarships
Strategic Communication Scholarships

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