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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 Multimedia Journalism 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

The deadline to apply is February 1. The following must all be submitted by the Feb. 1 deadline to be considered:

  1. A complete application to Drake, including all required application materials.
  2. The Journalism and Mass Communication Scholarships Application
  3. Your financial aid application

Please log in using your Office of Admission application credentials. (If you have not yet started your admission application, you must start it before you can set up a scholarship application.