Communication Studies Scholarships

MSUM offers a variety of Communication Studies scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can apply for scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1.

MSUM offers a variety of Communication scholarships for incoming freshman students majoring in Communication Studies.

The Communication Studies Scholarship recognizes new students who have declared, or will declare, a major in communication studies.

Eligibility:

  1. High school seniors OR incoming transfer students who will be majoring in communication studies at MSUM;
  2. Current MSUM students who have recently declared the major;
  3. Recent transfer students who have declared a major in communication studies;
  4. This award is available to students who have not yet completed two semesters as a communication studies major.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARs (both available on eServices for MSUM students). For new in-coming freshman, attach a copy of your high school transcript.

The purpose of the Marcil Scholarship is to recruit and retain students to MSU Moorhead who are interested in a career in the journalism/media industry. Up to 20 students will receive a $1,000 scholarship each year. The scholarship will be awarded in equal amounts in the fall and spring semesters.

Qualifications

  • Students must be majors in the School of Communication and Journalism, Paseka School of Business, or Department of Computer Science and Information Systems who are interested in a career in the media industry.
  • Current students, New Entering First-Year students and transfer students are eligible to apply.
  • The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to renew the scholarship and continue to be a major in one of the departments listed above.

Do not apply if you currently have a Marcil scholarship.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARs (both available on eServices for MSUM students).  For new incoming students, attach a copy of your high school transcript.

Attach a 250-300 word statement about your interest in a career in the Media industry and describe how you will pursue that interest while attending MSUM.