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Main Campus
Sullivan Hall


Room: 2010 
2801 W. Bancroft
Mail Stop 505
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: 419.530.2005
Fax: 419.530.4771

Department Chair Jeffrey Wilkinson
419.530.1323
Jeffrey.Wilkinson@UToledo.edu

Secretary Michelle Horn

419.530.2005
Michelle.Horn@UToledo.edu

Communication Advisor Lisa Bollman
419.530.4436
Lisa.Bollman@utoledo.edu

Commdept@utoledo.edu

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scholarship opportunities a higher level of learning and experience

Completing a college education is no small task, but to help you along the way the University of Toledo and the Department of Communication offer you scholarships, internships, financial aid, and work-study programs. Last year the department awarded over $60,000 in scholarships. If you're eligible, make sure you take the time to apply.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONs IS FRIDAY APRIL 1st, 2016

(Students are encouraged to apply for more than one award)


UT Department of Communication Awards/Scholarships

Applying for UT Department of Communication Scholarships
No awards or scholarships continue automatically.  You must apply every year.  Complete the application(s) for the scholarship(s) and discover if your accomplishments have earned you one of the awards or scholarships granted by the Department of Communication each year from University of Toledo funds or from private donors who support students within the department.  Read the descriptions carefully.  To qualify for scholarships/awards, you must be a Communication major.  No exceptions will be made. Do not send or attach any letters of recommendation.

The application(s) must be filled out completely and attached to the email you send to the department secretary. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. GPA will be verified by scholarship committee. THE APPLICATION SPECIFIC TO EACH SCHOLARSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR EACH AWARD/SCHOLARSHIP FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. INDIVIDUAL LINKS TO EACH APPLICATION ARE BELOW EACH DESCRIPTION. ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ATTACHED IN ONE EMAIL.  IF INCLUDING A 1-PAGE RESUME LISTING YOUR EMPLOYMENT YOU ONLY NEED TO ATTACH IT ONCE.  

Please email your scholarship application(s) to Michelle Horn at Michelle.horn@utoledo.edu, the Department Secretary, no later than 11:59 PM on Friday, April 1st, 2016 with the file name(s) in the following format:

<LastName><ScholarshipName>.pdf (ex. Horn Cablesystem Scholarship.pdf)

EACH ESSAY WITHIN THE APPLICATION SHOULD DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING AND BE SPECIFIC ABOUT YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION:
1. List the reasons you believe you meet the qualifications for the award or scholarship. Please read the requirements carefully for each scholarship and tailor your reasons to that description (this varies with each scholarship).
2. List your extracurricular activities. (Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates’ applications.)
3. List your employment experiences. (Note: You may attach a 1-page resume if it lists your employment.)
4. Explain why the scholarship would help you achieve your education goals.

 THE minnie and shakee lacey memorial fund award

The Department of Communication faculty awards one or more stipends in varying amounts from the fund.  The award is open to students with a study emphasis in journalism including news editorial, broadcasting, public relations and photojournalism sequences.  The award is made on the basis of “need and worth” and students must have filed a FAFSA.  This award is limited to returning students.  Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates’ applications.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 THE christopher states SCHOLARSHIP

The Department of Communication faculty awards one or more stipends of varying amounts generated by an endowment fund.  The scholarship is open to full-time students who will be juniors or seniors in the academic award year who have a study emphasis in broadcasting or radio/television production and be in good academic standing. Students must demonstrate a clear interest or proficiency in the study of the history of broadcasting, or in the field of radio/television broadcasting.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 THE patterson department of communication award

(Must have either graduated in Fall 2015 or be a graduating senior in Spring 2016)
The Department of Communication faculty awards one stipend in varying amounts.  The award is open to all Communication majors who demonstrate “pre-professional excellence and performance”.  Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates’ applications.  Both fall and spring graduating seniors are eligible.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 THE doug sinn award

The Department of Communication faculty awards a stipend of varying amounts. Students must be a junior or senior for the academic award year with a study emphasis in broadcasting. Eligibility is based upon merit.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.


 THE cablesystem scholarship fund

Juniors and seniors for the academic award year who will enroll full-time next year are eligible if they also are active in campus or broadcasting activities, reside in the franchise area of Buckeye CableSystem, maintain a 2.75 or higher GPA, have filed a FAFSA and have a financial need.  This award is limited to returning students.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

The Terry Marti Scholarship

Students returning as full-time students as either juniors or senior next academic year are eligible.  Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates’ applications.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

The Ethel Wilcox Scholarship

Only Communication majors with at least a junior status for the academic award year who will return as full-time students next year are eligible.  Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be active in campus or community activities. 

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

The Richard Cadwell Pheatt Scholarship

The recipients must major in communication, be US citizens and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants with a study emphasis in journalism. While the scholarship is not based on need it is considered (the student must have filed a FAFSA).

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

John A. Bergener and Brandt A. England Scholarship

This award is for students holding at least a sophomore status for the academic award year and must be majoring in Communication or Marketing. Students must not live with a parent or guardian, must have filed a FAFSA, have a 2.5 GPA and have a financial need.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

The Press Club of Toledo Scholarship

The Press Club of Toledo awards this scholarship to Communication majors with a study emphasis in print media or broadcast media.  Applicants must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and must be a graduate of an accredited high school in one of the following counties:  Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Erie, Fulton, Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Putnam, Henry, Hancock, Seneca, and Sandusky in Ohio, and Monroe, Lenawee, and Hillsdale in Michigan.

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 THE MARGARET PATTERSON SCHOLARSHIP

The Department of Communication faculty awards a stipend of varying amounts to one or more students.  Award preference is given to National Merit Scholars planning a career in journalism. 

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 THE WILLIAM DAY SCHOLARSHIP

The Department of Communication faculty awards a stipend of varying amounts.  Recipients of the award must be returning students as juniors next academic year with a study emphasis in news media, be a full-time member of the Independent Collegian staff, and have a GPA of 2.8 or better. Involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service enhance candidates’ applications.  

Click here to download the PDF application to this scholarship.

 

U.T. Scholarships

Earning a college degree from The University of Toledo is one of the best and most important investments you can make. The University of Toledo is dedicated to helping every student who wants a UT education to be able to afford one.

Case in point: 4,331* students in UT’s 2004 fall freshman class are the recipients of a financial scholarships or award in some capacity.
  
If you are a current UT student (not including post-secondary students), check out the scholarship offerings for current students in our Scholarships and Awards Guide.

Considering UT for the future?

You may be eligible for one or more of our Triple Pledge Admissions Scholarships and Awards
  
For more information on all of UT scholarship and award offerings, please contact:

UT Office of Financial Aid  
1200 Rocket Hall 
419.530.8700  
utfinaid@utnet.utoledo.edu

 
Last Updated: 7/7/16