Financial Aid

Missouri Western Scholarships - Communication Studies and Journalism

Excellence-Communication Studies and Journalism (Freshman)
To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must possess a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher or a composite ACT score of 21 or higher and must express an interest in majoring in speech communication or convergent media.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Excellence-Communication Studies and Journalism (Continuing Students)
To apply for this scholarship an individual must be a declared speech communication or convergent media major and have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 of higher.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Frank R. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Frank R. Smith served as director of public relations and of publications from 1967 to 1979.  In his memory; a scholarship fund has been established to provide assistance to students based on satisfactory scholarship standing and their demonstrated need.  Preference will be given to students with an interest in communication and journalism; however; the scholarships will not be limited to these academic fields and may include athletics.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Griffon News Scholarship
Scholarships are available to students for assistance in publishing the Griffon News. Students will be selected based upon financial need and past performance on the paper.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

Griffon Yearbook Scholarship
Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen who have been editors of their high school yearbook or newspaper and choose to enroll in Jou 212; the Griffon Yearbook practicum. Students will be selected on the basis of their high school publication experience.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application

 

V. Fran Quammen Scholarship
This award was established by friends and relatives of Fran Quammen; a former MWSU instructor in the communication studies department. The interest from the trust fund is used each year to award a scholarship to a student majoring in Speech. Applicants will be screened by a panel of judges selected from the speech faculty.
Application Deadline: March 1st
Application Procedures: Complete the General Scholarship Application