Scholarships

The school offers more than 100 scholarships and awards each year to students in the school or students who will be in the school the following year.

The Spring 2015 scholarships and awards application is now available. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Only students who are, or will be, admitted and enrolled in the J-school for the 2015-16 school year are eligible to apply. For more information contact jschoolscholarships@unc.edu.

To apply, complete a general scholarship application.

Applicants are generally considered for all scholarships. Some scholarships give preference based on:

  • academic interests
  • financial need
  • programs of study

Applicants should explain any relevant qualifications for specific scholarships on their application forms.

Applicants may also seek financial assistance from the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid.

Scholarship Description Application

A.C. Snow and Katherine Snow Smith Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student in the school. Preference given to reporting students with an interest in grammar.

Feb. 20
General Application

Ameel J. Fisher Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic performance and overall excellence.

Feb. 20
General Application

Ann Sawyer Cleland Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Feb. 20
General Application

Ardis Kipp Cohoon Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 20
General Application

AT&T Business Internship Award

Awarded annually to students in the school who are interested in business journalism and have already arranged a business journalism internship. Please contact Chris Roush for more information.

Feb. 20
General Application

Bob Quincy Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 20
General Application

C.A. “Pete” McKnight Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 20
General Application

Canady International Award

Awarded annually to students in the school who are engaged in international academic opportunities (for credit) related to journalism and mass communication. Applicants must be employed and earning their own funds. Please contact Michael Penny for more information. 

Feb. 20
Special Application

Capstrat Internship and Scholarship

Awarded to students in the school. Please contact Jay Eubank for more information.

Feb. 20
General Application

Carl Council Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school. Preference given to students who are from Durham County (North Carolina).

Feb. 20
General Application