Journalism Scholarships

In order to be awarded any department scholarship:

  1. Must have applied for Scholar Dollar$ Link, Click here!
  2. Student must be enrolled full time during the current school year
  3. Must be declared a Journalism & Mass Communication Major
  4. 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.

Recent Recipients
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.

Recent Recipients

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 RecipientsMelissa 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 Recipients

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

Cynthia Mendoza

Nolan Fox

Katie Kilbane

Ione Blanco

Alexandra Eischen

Melissa Rutter

Michael Vigil

Claudia Ruiz

Cristal Corrales

Ximena Tapia

Melissa Barraza

Melissa Torres Flores

Carlos Trujillo

Kylie Coffman

Lesley Gonzalez

Jasmine Trejo

Joshua Castillo

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

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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 Recipient

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*