Scholarship Opportunities

The following scholarships are currently offered through the Department of Communication. All scholarships have an online application process accessed through Bronco Scholarships. To apply, please visit https://csupomona.academicworks.com and search for COM. Note that scholarship calls are typically posted 6-8 weeks prior to the application deadline. Scholarship inquiries can be directed to Dr. Jason Turcotte, student scholarships committee chair: jmturcotte@cpp.edu

Frank Tennant Scholarship

Eligibility: First-year, full-time student who wants to pursue a career in journalism or public relations, or a currently enrolled first-year, full-time student in either the journalism or public relations option.
Amount of Award: $25,000 ($6,250 per year)
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Frank Tennant Scholarship Information(PDF)

Jacque Weiss Scholarship

Eligibility: Incoming Communication majors with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5
Amount of Award: $1,000
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Jacque Weiss Scholarship Information(PDF)

Gary Keele Scholarship

Eligibility: Incoming first-year, full-time Communication majors or currently enrolled, first-year, full-time Communication majors with an option in Organizational or Interpersonal Communication.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Gary Keele Scholarship Information(PDF)

Ben Thompson Scholarship

Eligibility: Currently enrolled Communication majors in the Journalism option with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated commitment to community service
Amount of Award: $500
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Ben Thompson Scholarship Information(PDF)

Patricia Kurtz Scholarship

Eligibility: Currently enrolled female Communication majors with junior or senior status, a minimum 3.0 GPA, and a specific interest in magazine or feature writing
Amount of Award: $500
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Patricia Kurtz Scholarship Information(PDF)

Kaufman-Yarbrough Scholarship

Eligibility: Currently enrolled Communication majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA
Amount of Award: $250
Date Awarded: Spring Quarter
Application Deadline: May 1
Kaufman-Yarbrough Scholarship Information(PDF)