The Department offers the following scholarships and awards. The scholarships awarded and dollar amounts may vary from year to year depending on funding availability. Forms and Scholarship Details are available in the Communication Studies office in March. Most of these scholarships are awarded in the spring. Scholarship Recipients are invited to a banquet in the spring hosted by Comm Club.
This scholarship is awarded to a Communication Studies major or minor enrolled in an SCSU study abroad program with a GPA of at least 3.0, who intends to return to SCSU after completing their study abroad experience. One $500 scholarship is awarded.
These scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 who show talent in Communication Studies or communication arts, and who show financial need. A $300 or a $500 scholarship may be awarded.
This scholarship is awarded to a Communication Studies major who is a non-traditional student (at least 25 years of age) and who demonstrates academic achievement in Communication Studies. A $250 scholarship may be awarded.
These scholarships are awarded to juniors and seniors who are majors in Communication Studies and who show leadership potential. Two $500 scholarships may be awarded.
This scholarship is awarded to students choosing to participate in the SCSU Forensics program. Up to $300 per semester per student may be awarded.
This award for Outstanding Paper in Communication Ethics is given to a Communication Studies major or minor who demonstrates outstanding scholarship in Communication Ethics. Student papers must be nominated by faculty who teach Communication Ethics. One $100 award may be given.
This award is given to an intern in Communication Studies who has exhibited excellence in applied learning in the professional arena. It is awarded in the fall to a student or students who have completed an internship during the spring or summer of the year prior to the award.
The Soroko Ditlevson Service Scholarship is offered through the Career Services Center and is a $500 award with preference given to Business, Communication Studies or Mass Communication majors. Applications for this scholarship are due in February and more information is available through Campus Involvement.