School of Journalism Incoming Student Scholarship Application

One-year scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students to the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Supplemental Questions
  1. What are your specific areas of interest? Please select your top two:
  2. When do you expect to graduate from KU?
  3. Please write a 200-word response that addresses the following: Why do you want to become a communications professional? What prior or current experiences (internships, activities, coursework) have helped inform this decision?
  4. How do you think your future work in the media will have an effect on others? (200 word limit)
  5. Please list your current school and/or community activities, such as clubs, part-time employment, publications, sports and community service.
  6. Scholarships are both financial and merit based. Please feel free to list any information (such as financial or health challenges) that you are comfortable sharing to help the scholarship committee understand your situation.
  7. Some scholarships require financial need. Please complete the FAFSA or ISNAW form by the priority deadline of Feb. 1. Also, if you are selected for a scholarship, your name may be published on the school's website and/or shared at the scholarship ceremony.
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