Scholarships and Tuition Waivers
A number of scholarships and tuition waivers are available through the Department of Communication. Interested students must complete an online submission with the WSU Scholarship Office. Scholarships are awarded in April.
The Signpost, KWCR, Weber State News and the forensics program offer activity waivers to students on staff who are actively participating. See advisers of those organizations for more information.
Rodney H. Brady Scholarship
Recipient must be in Digital Media. This scholarship is to be used to further studies and career goals in broadcasting.
Communication Studies Scholarship
Student must have a Communication major with an emphasis in Civic Advocacy, Interpersonal & Family or Organizational Communication. Juniors and seniors may apply. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required, and financial need must be demonstrated. Applicants are required to submit a short essay.
Deseret News Publishing Scholarship
Recipient must be an outstanding print/Web journalism student with at least one more year of school. Criteria will be mutually agreed upon by the university and the Deseret News. Scholarships from this endowment will be awarded through screening and application.
Jack and Betty Lampros Scholarship
Recipients must have a Multimedia Journalism emphasis.
Salt Lake Tribune Scholarship
Student must be majoring in communication with an emphasis in Multimedia Journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining at the time of award.
Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship
Recipient must be a declared communication major with an emphasis in Multimedia Journalism or Digital Media. Only members of the WSU student chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and students of sophomore standing or higher need apply.
Recipient must have 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate skill in editorial writing, as determined by written submissions.
Multimedia Journalism/Digital Media Scholarship
Recipients must be creators of digital content who are studying Multimedia Journalism or Digital Media.