Weekly Scholarship and Internship Listing

1. The Alden Aaroe Scholarship (Up to $1,000, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to a rising junior or senior mass communications student studying journalism with a 3.0 or higher GPA. This award is based heavily on GPA

2. The Crutchfield Journalism Scholarship (Up to $2,500, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to a rising junior or senior print journalism major.  The award is based on academic achievement, financial need and the promise of success in newspaper work

3. The Lincoln Financial Group Journalism Scholarship (Up to $500, Deadline March 1)

Awarded on the basis of financial need to an undergraduate student who has completed at least 60 hours in the journalism program, has a minimum GPA of 3.0 and is in good academic standing

4. The Robert Beverly Orndorff Scholarship (Up to $1,000, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate or graduate mass communications student interested in pursuing science reporting in print journalism. Academic achievement is the main criterion

5. The Scott Steven Scholarship ($500, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to a broadcast journalism major (junior or senior) interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting

6. The TEdward and Polly D. Temple Writing Award (Up to $2,000, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to rising senior mass communications majors chosen by the faculty as the most promising writers in print journalism

7. The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame Scholarship ($1,000, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to an undergraduate student based on merit, need and writing skills. A statement of need should be attached to the application

8. The Chandra Broadnax-Payne Scholarship ($500, Deadline March 1)

Awarded to full-time, undergraduate mass communications student who is representative of an underserved population. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; demonstrate that they actively participate in the community; and submit an essay of at least 250 words addressing the questions: “What does it mean to be passionate?” and “What are you passionate about, and how are you following that passion?”

Click here for the application form for these scholarships offered through The Robertson School of Media and Culture

9. YES! Magazine Online Reporting Internship (Deadline Feb. 21)

YES! Magazine’s two online reporting interns collaborate with the web editor and web managing editor to assist with all aspects of reporting, editing, and posting progressive news for yesmagazine.org. These interns receive training and guidance in the essential skills of web journalism, including contacting sources, conducting interviews, organizing information, fact-checking, writing headlines, search-engine optimization, and uploading text and multimedia into our content-management system.

Click here to learn more



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