Scholarships - UCA Foundation and External Funding

Scholarships - Foundation

There are several Foundation Scholarships available for the School of Communication major.  For more information on available UCA Foundation scholarships, please visit UCA Foundation 2016-2017 Scholarship Booklet.  Scholarship applications for the 2016/17 academic year closed on March 11, 2016, and are not currently being accepted.  Scholarships for the academic year 2917/18 will be available on-line beginning January 9, 2017, and ending March 10, 2017.

Will Counts Journalism Scholarship -
Criteria - Journalism Major, 60 hours completed, GPA of 2.5 or better, based on financial need.

Fred and Lillian Petrucelli Scholarship -
Criteria - Writing Major or Journalism Major, GPA of 2.75 or better, based on financial need and potential and academic
performance.

John and Betty Ward Scholarship -
Criteria - Journalism Major, 60 hours completed, GPA 2.75 or better, based on financial need and potential and
academic performance.

Aaron B. Mackey Scholarship -
Criteria - Full time African American Student, Accepted in the Athletic or Communication program, GPA of 2.5 or better,
ACT of 18 or better, consideration of financial need.

Donis W. Ford Memorial Book Scholarship -
Criteria - Full time African American Junior or Senior, English Major, African American Studies Major, or Writing Major;
GPA of 3.0 or better, consideration to financial need.

Scholarships - Non Foundation

Arkansas Press Women Scholarship -  https://arkpresswomen.wordpress.com

Radio Television Digital News Association RTDNA scholarship applications are due in mid-May. They have seven scholarship programs for undergraduates.

Jim Elder Good Sport Fund - Jim Elder was an Arkansas Sportscaster for many years.  The requirements to receive this Broadcasting/Journalism Scholarship can be found at  jimelder.org.