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 closed. The application for next year will open in late fall 2015. For more information contact jschoolscholarships@unc.edu.

Applicants are generally considered for all scholarships and awards. 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 to a student in the school. Preference given to reporting students with an interest in grammar.

Feb. 22
General Application

A.W. Huckle Scholarship

Awarded to students in the school.

Feb. 22
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. 22
General Application

American Advertising Federation Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school, with preference for a student in advertising.

Feb. 22
General Application

Ann Sawyer Cleland Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the School of Media and Journalism.

Feb. 22
General Application

Ardis Kipp Cohoon Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 22
General Application

AT&T Business Internship Award

Awarded 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. 22
General Application

Bob Quincy Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 22
General Application

C.A. “Pete” McKnight Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the school.

Feb. 22
General Application

Canady International Award

Awarded 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. 22
General Application