School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Press Foundation Scholarships Available

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by

The Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation offers scholarships for new students and sophomores majoring in journalism. Contact Monica Gilmer, mgilmer@mspress.org or 601-981-3060 for an application form. New applications are due by June 5 each year.

Criteria for the $1,000/year awards, renewable for up to four years, include:

  • You have a current 3.0 GPA
  • You are a bona fide Mississippi resident
  • You are an upcoming freshman or sophomore at any junior or senior in-state college or university
  • You are an upcoming junior or senior at an in-state college or university offering a graduate degree in journalism or communications. Special consideration is given to applicants who are pursuing a degree or emphasis in print journalism.