Communication Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Applications must be submitted by JANUARY 10, 2022 

Please email scholarship questions to: comm‐advisor@utah.edu 

Applicants must be officially declared Communication majors. The only exceptions are prospective students in high school or transfer students who want to be considered for the Department of Communication First Year Scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded for the 2022‐2023 academic year. Students graduating before Fall 2022 are not eligible.

Scholarship recipients must attend the Communication Department Awards Banquet to receive awards. Application information will be used to introduce you at the banquet if you are selected as a recipient.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application forms must include all of the following: 

  • a current transcript
  • name and email of a faculty member or instructor that can speak to your academic performance in the classroom
  • a 1‐page resume
  • a 300‐500 word (double‐spaced) personal statement
  • Any additional items that may be required for students who want to be considered for Need‐Based, Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Deseret News, or KSL Scholarships.

Need‐Based Scholarships: To be considered for a need‐based scholarship award, you are required to complete the 2022‐2023 FAFSA application. The application becomes available October 2021 and will require information from your 2020 taxes. (Students classified as dependent by FAFSA standards must also include parent 2020 tax information) FAFSA applications must be submitted online no later than January 31, 2022.

For students who would like to be considered for Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Deseret News, or KSL Scholarships:

Upload any additional materials required for the Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Deseret News, or KSL scholarships as indicated below. Click here for details about these scholarships.

Deseret Book: A portfolio of planning and executing strategic communication campaigns.
Deseret Digital Media: A portfolio of digital media. 
Deseret News: A portfolio of reporting and writing. 
KSL: A performance reel of reporting or producing.

John R. Park Debate Society Scholarships. The Department’s award-winning John R. Park Debate Society offers scholarships to current and prospective students participating on the debate team from majors across campus. To learn more about these scholarships, or to apply for one, visit the Debate Society’s scholarship website.

Please note: You must complete the Debate Society’s separate application to receive consideration.

Award
Varies
Deadline
01/10/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Class Standing Fall 2022:
  2. Communication Emphasis:
  3. Semester and year you plan to graduate:
  4. Number of credit hours of COMM courses completed:
  5. GPA of COMM courses completed (Can be found in your Degree Audit Report, DARS):
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