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.
The recipient of the Futch scholarship must be:
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.
The recipient of the Sheila A. Wolfe Award must be:
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.
The recipient of the Woodward scholarship must be:
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, must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2020 and mailed 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.
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June 8 - Virtual Orientation Session II
June 12 - Virtual Orientation Session III
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June 26 - Virtual Orientation Session V