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 Scholarships in Communication 

 

SPOTLIGHT

Please note: all scholarship amounts are subject to change.

Butler County Tourism Scholarship

Criteria:

1) Applicant must be a Butler County resident, full-time student.  
2) The selection committee prefers a student who is employed part-time in tourism or hospitality field.                                
3) One recipient will be selected by the Parks & Rec Department and another will be selected by the Communications Department.             
4) Three letters of support, two of which need to be from SRU Communication Department faculty.
5) Requires a letter of interest from applicant indicating why he/she should receive the scholarship.   
6) Requires scholarship application form from applicant. 

Amount:

Up to $1,000

Contact:

Dr. Brett Barnett, Communication Department, 213D Eisenberg Classroom Building, 724-738-2567 or brett.barnett@sru.edu

Deadline:

March 14, 2014 by 5pm

Nesbit and Dorothy Descutner Communications Scholarship

Criteria:

1) Current Communication major (first preference to an intercultural student).
2)
 Renewable with a minimum 3.0 GPA and/or participation in department related extracurricular activities (The Rocket, radio or television stations, department honoraries).  
3) 3 letters of support. 2 of which need to be from SRU department of Communication faculty.
4) Requires a letter of interest from applicant (in which he/she indicates why he/she should receive the scholarship).
5) Requires a Scholarship Application form from applicant.

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Dr. Brett Barnett, Communication Department, 213D Eisenberg Classroom Building, 724-738-2567 or brett.barnett@sru.edu

Deadline:

March 14, 2014 by 5pm

Robert Leffingwell Scholarship

Criteria:

1) Must be a full-time communication major that has completed 60 credit hours.  
2) Must
have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.25 GPA in major.  
3) 3 letters of support. 2 of which need to be from SRU department of Communication faculty.  
4) Requires a letter of interest from applicant (in which he/she indicates why he/she should receive the scholarship). 
5) Requires a Scholarship Application form from applicant.  

Amount:

up to $500

Contact:

Dr. Brett Barnett, Communication Department, 213D Eisenberg Classroom Building, 724-738-2567  or brett.barnett@sru.edu

Deadline:

March 14, 2014 by 5pm

Dr. Bruce W. Russell Communication Scholarship

Criteria:

  

1) Students that have successfully completed at least 60 credits of academic work at the University by the end of the spring semester in which they are applying for the scholarship.

2) Must have a 3.0 minimum GPA during their collegiate academic career.

3) First preference will be given to students that have participated in one of the following groups/clubs: Rock Productions/PRSSA, WSRU TV, WSRU Radio, The Rocket (Student newspaper) and/or Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honors Society.)

4) Second preference will be given to students with a declared major in communication.

5) 3 letters of support. 2 of which need to be from SRU Department of Communication faculty.
6) Requires a letter of interest from applicant indicating why he/she should receive the scholarship.   
7) Requires Scholarship Application form from applicant.


Amount:

non-renewable; $1,000

Contact:

Dr. Brett Barnett, Communication Department, 213D Eisenberg Classroom Building, 724-738-2567  or brett.barnett@sru.edu

Deadline:

March 14, 2014 by 5pm