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List of scholarships for Journalism and public relations majors

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Competitive scholarships from corporations and nonprofits
Award Name Amount Deadline
Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships $ - May 31, 2017
Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship $15,000 April 10, 2018
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund $5,000 March 1, 2018
Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund $2,000 March 1, 2018
Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarship Program $3,500 April 22, 2017
Certified Angus Beef Colvin Scholarship Fund $6,000 December 12, 2017
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships $1,500 February 1, 2018
Tyson Foods, Inc. Scholarship $1,000 February 1, 2018
Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7 $ - February 15, 2018
NDS DMI Education & Communications Scholarship $1,500 April 15, 2017

Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships

Amount: $ -
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

In addition to several general scholarships available, several other specialized scholarships are available in: accounting, anthropology, art, athletics, business, construction management, culinary, cultural diversity, diversity, education/early childhood education, first generation, FIT fitness instructor training, GED, health care, horticulture/plant science, humanities, journalism/writing, manufacturing/manufacturing engineering, music, nursing, special needs, STEM, veterans and women in college scholarships.

Only high school seniors and first semester MCC students can submit their high school GPA where applicable. Returning MCC students must submit their cumulative MCC GPA. Transfer students must submit their college transcripts. Any district, community, high school or college sport, including teams and leagues, will qualify you for an athletic scholarship.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education Scholarship

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: April 10, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education was created under the Will of Evalee C. Schwarz to provide interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and significant financial need.

Eligibility:- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application- Qualify for financial need in the form of government grants. Applicants must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,815 or less as it appears on their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)- Be enrolled in a school in the state in which the student resides *possible exceptions apply- Standardized test scores must be in the top 15% of nation-wide- Must not be seeking a law degree For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

College is expensive. SEMA can help. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$3,000, with $5,000 going to the top student. Assistance is available for career paths in the automotive industry in:

-Accounting-Engineering-Race Car Driver/Crew-Administration-Information Technology-Sales/Marketing-Advertising-Business-Manufacturing-Technician-Design/Graphics-Photography/Journalism -TransportationFor students attending Ohio Technical College (OTC): a full-year of tuition, valued up to $29,400, will be awarded to one student. Eligibility:-If currently attending a four-year accredited university or college you must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours OR-If currently attending a two-year accredited community college or vocational/technical program you must have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours OR-If currently attending an accredited automotive training certification program, you must have half of total curriculum requirements/classroom hours completed-If pursuing a master's, post-baccalaureate or doctorate degree, provide proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a graduate program -U.S. citizenship is required and high school students are not eligible to apply. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and be pursuing studies that lead to a career in the automotive industry-Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA-Be pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field-Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the first academic term following receipt of the awardFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable for four (4) years of college in the state of Washington. Approximately 35-40 awards are made each year depending on funds available for new awards and renewal awards.

Eligibility:-Be a graduating senior from a public high school in the county of King, Pierce or Snohomish in the state of Washington in the year of appointment-Be a United States citizen-Plan to attend a college in the state of Washington on a full-time basisMusic, sculpture, drawing, interior decorating or domestic science are not accepted as major subject courses.For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Dairy Management, Inc. Scholarship Program

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: April 22, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), annually awards up to eleven (11) $2,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy. Majors include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education. In addition, the NDPRB awards a $3,500 James H. Loper Jr. Memorial Scholarship to the outstanding scholarship recipient.

Supplemental materials:-An official transcript of all completed university credits-A letter of recommendation from a faculty member (other than department head/chairperson) familiar with the applicant's scholastic performance. The letter should include an appraisal of the applicant's academic ability, interest in dairy communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, food science, nutrition, or agriculture education, leadership ability, initiative, character and integrityFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Certified Angus Beef Colvin Scholarship Fund

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: December 12, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

This year, $20,000 will be split among five undergraduate scholarships in the amounts of $6,000, $5,000, $4,000, $3,000 and $2,000. College juniors and seniors who have shown commitment to the beef industry, either through coursework or activities, are encouraged to apply. A $6,000 graduate level scholarship will be awarded to a deserving, full-time masters or doctorate student conducting research related to high-quality beef production. Applications for that award are due January 16.

Eligibility:-Demonstrated commitment to the beef industry through pursuit of a meat science, food science, animal science, marketing, business, communications, journalism, or other degree related to the beef industry through activities and curriculum.-Available only to students who have enough credit hours to be classified as a junior or senior at the beginning of the upcoming spring semester or quarter at a four-year institution. Past, present and current interns of Certified Angus Beef LLC are eligible-Certified Angus Beef LLC employees' immediate family members are not eligible to applyApplicants must also submit a double-spaced, typed essay of no more than 1,000 words on the following topic:"Cattle harvesting weights continue to increase. What industry influence can the Certified Angus Beef brand have to maintain beef as a competitive protein while delivering the weight range of product desired by both retail and food service operations?" Additionally, a double-spaced, typed essay of no more than 500 words on the following topic: "Why are you pursuing the career path you have selected?"For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Eligibility: Pursuing a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture; chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering; human nutrition; food services; hospitality; communications; marketing; public relations or journalism.

Applicants must in an identified state and county. Applicants must have strong leadership skills and have participated in community service. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.General eligibility:-Be less than 23 years of age at time of application (February 1)-Be current FFA members unless otherwise stated-Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident -Plan to attend post-secondary school in the U.S.-Be a full-time student-Actively attending classes-Minimum 12 credit hours if enrolled in a post-secondary institution For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Tyson Foods, Inc. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Tyson Foods Inc. is the world's largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork and the second-largest food company in the Fortune 500. Tyson Foods produces a wide variety of brand name protein-based and prepared food products marketed in the United States and more than 80 countries around the world. Tyson Foods is the recognized market leader in the retail and food service markets it serves.

Eligibility: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in general agriculture; animal nutrition or science; farm andranch management; poultry science; agricultural communications, journalism or public relations; management and finance; marketing and sales; or select area science and engineering. Must be a resident of a community in which a Tyson Foods processing facility is located. Scholarship recipients will be provided information regarding possible internship/part-time employment opportunities at Tyson Foods Inc.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany - UAS7

Amount: $ -
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

Internships typically last 5-6 months, but UAS7 research internships may run from 2-6 months, depending on the specifications of the project description. Recipients will receive a full tuition waiver for both semesters (enrollment is also required during the internship to maintain residency in Germany) and the benefits provided to exchange students at the host UAS. Successful SIP applicants are eligible for a UAS7 Travel Scholarship.

Applicants must be full-time sophomores or juniors in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university, in a field represented on UAS7 campuses.Competitive applicants will have a minimum 3.0 GPA, language skills commensurate with their proposed course of study and internship in Germany, strong support from academic and study abroad advisors, and a well-reasoned study plan and statement of motivation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

NDS DMI Education & Communications Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15, 2017
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes
Description:

These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue education or communication careers in dairy or food related industries. Major areas can include: Education, Social Media & Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Food Science, Nutrition (Human), and Journalism. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests in education or communications. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc.

Students can only receive the NDS/DMI Education & Communication scholarship only once. \The applicant must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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