The following Scholarship/Internship Awards are available to Communication majors. They will be awarded at the end of the Spring semester at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Honors Convocation.
A $1000 Scholarship from the Scripps Howard Foundation followed by an internship at WPTV Channel 5, West Palm Beach, Criteria: Minimum 3.00 GPA in Major: Film, Video and New Media Studies, Media Studies, and Journalism.
The Worrell Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship Endowment provides a $1,000 scholarship, followed by an internship at the Milagro Center, an arts-integrated educational and cultural center in Delray Beach, Florida.
A $1000 Ana Azcuy Excellence in Journalism Scholarship followed by an internship at WPLG/TV 10, Miami, for a Hispanic student in Multimedia Journalism or Media Studies.
The Palm Beach Post/James M. Cox, Jr. Foundation Scholarship Program has been established to encourage talented students who have demonstrated an interest in a newspaper career. This interest should be in journalism. The scholarship will provide up to $3000 to a successful, highly motivated student for one year of college study.
Consideration will be made on the following:
Awards will be given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability or national origin.
The $2000 Inez Persson Bailyn Scholarship is named in honor of Robert Bailyn’s wife Inez, a pioneer in the profession of journalism , once dominated by men. Inez left her farm home, 100 miles from the Arctic Circle, for the port city of Gavle in east Sweden to apprentice for the newspaper Gavle Dagblad. Her talent for writing and her ability to speak six languages earned her the distinction of being the first woman reporter at the newspaper.