English & Mass Communications Scholarships

  • MSUM offers a variety of Communication & Journalism scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can apply for scholarships through the online scholarship application

    Scholarship information will be sent to students through email and/or posted in the School of Communications & Journalism Department.

  • Scholarships Offered

    • Marcil Scholarship
    • Bosch-Hamilton Scholarship
    • Marv Bossart Scholarship
    • Howard Binford Endowed Scholarship for Mass Communications
    • MSUM Mass Communications Scholarship
    • Joe Dill Endowment
    • Roger Hamilton Endowed Scholarship
    • Carol Gaede Endowed Scholarship
    • Carol Gaede Discretionary Fund
    • Delmar Hansen Endowed Scholarship
    • Communication Studies New Student Scholarship
  • Please submit the online scholarship application with the following materials to the MSUM English Department Scholarship Committee, English Department Main Office, Weld 216, no later than February 1.

    1. Two English Department faculty recommendations, using this recommendation form (printed, signed, and dated by faculty member).
    2. Minimum 5-page sample of your best writing from a 200 or higher level English course at MSUM
    3. Current transcript
    4. Essay: In a well-developed essay of 500 words, typed, double-spaced, and using MLA format, please respond to the following question:

      There is often criticism that studying the humanities does not prepare a student for the "real world." Discuss how your study of writing and literature prepares you to handle the "real world" and the challenges of the 21st century.

    Application Deadline: February 1  

    Please submit completed applications to: MSUM English Department Scholarship Committee, English Department, Main Office, Weld 216.

    Students complete only one application to be considered for the following scholarships:

    • Connie Oxton English Education Memorial Scholarship
    • Tessie and Vincent Murphy Scholarship
    • Clarence Glasrud Endowed Scholarship
    • Dr. Jim Bense Scholarship
    • Gerald Ippolito Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • Mark Vinz Scholarship
    • English Department Scholarship
    • William W. Wallwork Jr. Endowed Scholarship
    • Mary Pryor Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • Ethel Tainter Endowed Scholarship
    • Lois Cornell Selberg Scholarship
    • Dille-Mary Heian Schmier Scholarship