Scholarships

In order to be awarded any department scholarship:

 

  • Student must be enrolled full time during the current school year

 

  • Must be declared a Journalism & Mass Communication Major

 

  • Must have applied for Scholar Dollar$ Link, Click here!

 

  • Must Fill out a departmental scholarship & submit additional

requirements to Milton Hall room #186, Click here!

 

In addition, student must meet the criteria listed for each individual scholarship requirements below.

 

      • Sophomore Scholarship

        Must be classified as a Sophomore ( 28-61 credits ).

        Minimum accumulative GPA of  3.0.

        • Melissa Vigil

          Whitney Guaderrama

          Kristen Sullivan

          Ariana Larkin

          Robin Howzell

      • Charles L. Eberhardt Memorial Scholarship

        Must have less than 70 Credits Completed.

        Minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0.

        Based solely on academic or professional merit.

        • Joseph N. Gutierrez

          Melissa Vigil

      • Manatt Journalism Endowed Scholarship

        Students who demonstrate the potential for leadership and career success.

        Preference given to student from Chaves, Lea, Eddy Lincoln, or Otero Counties.

        • Recent Recipients

          Melissa Holford

      • Steven R. Pasternack Endowed Scholarship

        Must be a resident of New Mexico or New York.

        Minimum accumulative  GPA of 3.0.

        Preference given to a student whose interest lies in improving the lives of people living in Africa, Eastern Europe or Southeast Asia.

        • Recent Recipients

          Joseph N. Gutierrez

          Courtney Gavin

          Ariana Larkin

      • James T. Cloyd Memorial Scholarship

        Must have at least 62 credits completed (Junior or Senior Classification).

        Majoring with emphasis in News Editorial or Visual Communication.

        Preference given to students with financial need.

        • Recent Recipients

          Stephanie Mirelez

          Analissa Carreon

          Zach Rael

      • Sam Donaldson Endowed Scholarship

        Must have at least 62 credits completed (Junior or Senior Classification).

        Minimum accumulative GPA of 2.5.

        Preference given to student participating in News22 program.

        • Recent Recipients

          Stephanie Mirelez

          Analissa Carreon

          Francisco Ambriz

          Daisy Hernandez

      • Ann and Jim Ballard Endowed Scholarship

        Must have at least 62 credits completed (Junior or Senior Classification).

        Majoring with emphasis in photojournalism.

        • Recent Recipient

          Daisy Hernandez

          Alma Aparicio

      • The Cress Excellence in Journalism Current Use Scholarship

        Minimum accumulative GPA of 2.75.

        Demonstrate Journalism Abilities via work.

        Preference will be given to students whose legal state of residence is New Mexico.

        Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA results.

        • Recent Recipients

          *New Scholarship that will be awarded Fall 2014 to five Journalism Students, one in each emphasis offered.*

      • McCleneghan Endowed Scholarship

        Minimum accumulative GPA of 3.5.

        Must be a classified as a Junior ( 62-93 credits).

        Must have passed the following Journalism Courses:

        Jour 105G

        Jour 110

        Jour 210

        Jour 489

        • Recent Recipients

          Yihua Hou

          Melissa Vigil

      • Barbara K. Page Journalism Scholarship

        Preference Given to:

        Students on staff off Student Newspaper/Publication.

        Majoring with emphasis in Editorial.

        Commitment and Passion evident through experience in newsroom.

        • Recent Recipients

          Daisy Hernandez

          Alma Aparicio

          Dana Beasley

      • Batkin Broadcasting Current Use Scholarship

        Must Be enrolled full time (15 + credits).

        Preference shall be given to a student interested in creating new radio programming.

        • Recent Recipients

          Breanne Luhrsen

          Analissa Carreon

      • Tamara E. Koch Scholarship

        Preference Given to:

        Non-native English Speaker from a European country.

        or

        If English is native language, then accumulative GPA must be 4.0.

        • Recent Recipient

          Gabriela Farrari

      • Daniel R. Perry Endowed Scholarship for Journalism & Mass Communications

        Must be a enrolled full time (15 + credits).

        Must have completed at least 30 credit hours.

        Minimum accumulative GPA of 2.5.

        Preference will be given to majoring with emphasis in news editorial.

        • Recent Recipients

          *New Scholarship, to be awarded Spring 2015.*

      • Keith Green Memorial Community Journalism Current Use Scholarship

        Must earn a paid summer newspaper reporting internships with a New Mexico community newspaper.

        Must live in the New Mexico town where the community newspaper is located during the  summer week paid internship period.

        Must be in good Academic Standing.

        Must be a US Citizen.

        Funds must be used for summer housing assistance.

        • Recipients

          *To be determined by department Internship Coordinator*

      • New Mexico Press Association Scholarship

        Student must have worked for a New Mexico newspaper during the summer, before receiving the scholarship.

        • Recipients

          *To be determined by department Internship Coordinator*