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School of Journalism and Mass Communication Scholarships

Katharine Futch Scholarship

This scholarship was created by a bequest from Katharine Faber Futch, Class of 1940, to recognize outstanding achievement and potential in an incoming first-year student. This renewable scholarship is awarded to a student in any SJMC major who demonstrates professionalism, intelligence and integrity.

Scholarship Specifics

Scholarship Requirements

The recipient of the Futch scholarship must be:

 

Sheila A. Wolfe Award for Excellence in News Journalism

This annual scholarship was established by 1952 journalism alumna Sheila Wolfe, a longtime employee of the Chicago Tribune. The scholarship is designed to support an entering first-year student who is pursuing a career in non-broadcast news journalism. Preference is given to a student graduating from a Chicago-area high school, and also a student who has worked on a high school newspaper.

Scholarship Specifics

Scholarship Requirements

The recipient of the Sheila A. Wolfe Award must be:

 

Professor Robert Woodward Endowed Scholarship for News Majors

This scholarship was created in honor of Robert D. Woodward, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Journalism emeritus. The scholarship is designed to support an entering first-year student who is pursuing a career in a non-broadcast news journalism.

Scholarship Specifics

Scholarship Requirements

The recipient of the Woodward scholarship must be:

 

Application Instructions

To apply for any of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications scholarships:

The general admission application, official school transcript, SAT or ACT scores (or test-flexible interview), recommendation form, and $25 admission application fee (waived for online applicants) must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2018. Please mail admission materials to the Office of Admission, 2507 Drake University, University Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50311-4505, USA.

It is recommended that candidates make a copy of their scholarship materials before mailing and obtain a certificate of mailing from a postal clerk to verify postmark date.

Admission Calendar and Events


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Monday-Friday - Individual Visits

Oct. 9- Campus Preview Day

Oct. 19 - Campus Preview Half-Day

Oct.20- Campus Preview Half-Day


 ...Drake on Tour

Illinois:

Sept. 24 -Pharmacy Tour: Chicago

Oct. 15 - Drake on the Road: Chicago

 Kansas:

Oct. 15 - Drake on the Road: Kansas City

 Minnesota:

Oct.15 - Drake on the Road: Twin Cities

Missouri:

Oct.29 -Drake on the Road: Saint Louis

 

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