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.

The Carol Gaede Scholarship Award was established to honor Dr. Carol Gaede for her long-standing commitment to excellence and learning in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Theatre Arts. The scholarship is a financial award that honors academic, artistic/creative, and/or service achievement in a student who is a declared major in communication studies, film or theatre arts.

Requirements: Less than 64 credits, 3.0 GPA, creativity and service to community.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARs (both available on eServices for MSUM students).

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).

The Delmar J. Hansen Scholarships are made possible by donations to the Delmar J. Hansen endowment fund by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the department. This scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement as well as contributions to the departments and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations.

Eligibility:

  1. Be declared majors in communication studies, film production, film studies or theatre arts;
  2. Have a cumulate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. 90+ credits completed;
  4. Have made substantial contributions to department sponsored programs and activities;
  5. Have participated in other university and/or community activities.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARs (both available on eServices for MSUM students).

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).

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.