Communication

Scholarship Opportunities

Award Recipients at COM Day 2019

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. Mark Generous, student scholarships committee chair, at magenerous@cpp.edu

To see how one of these scholarships helped our students, watch the video below:

Frank A. Tennant Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: Incoming or current first-year, full-time students who want to pursue a career in journalism or public relations with a minimum GPA of 3.5 
Amount of Award: $25,000 ($6,250 per year)
Date Awarded: Spring 
Application Deadline: March 17
Frank A. Tennant Endowed Scholarship Information (PDF)

Cecil B. Brown Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Current Communication majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA
Amount of Award: $2,500
Date Awarded: Spring 
Application Deadline: March 17
Cecil B. Brown Memorial Scholarship Information (PDF)

Jacque Weiss Scholarship

Eligibility: Incoming first-year Communication majors with a minimum GPA of 3.5
Amount of Award: $1,000
Date Awarded: Spring 
Application Deadline: March 17
Jacque Weiss Scholarship Information (PDF)

Gary Keele Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Incoming or current first-year, full-time Communication majors in the Organizational or Interpersonal Communication options with a minimum GPA of 3.5
Amount of Award: $1,000
Date Awarded: Spring 
Application Deadline: March 17
Gary Keele Memorial Scholarship Information (PDF)

Ben F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Current Communication majors in the Multimedia Journalism option with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated commitment to community service
Amount of Award:  $500
Date Awarded:   Spring 
Application Deadline:  March 17
Ben F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Information  (PDF)

Kaufman-Yarbrough Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility : Current Communication majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA
Amount of Award: $250
Date Awarded: Spring
Application Deadline: March 17
Kaufman-Yarbrough Memorial Scholarship Information  (PDF)

Legacy Scholarship from donations secured by the COM 4446 Event Planning Class

Eligibility: Junior or senior Communication majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Amount of Award: $1,000
Date Awarded: Spring 
Application Deadline: March 17
Legacy Scholarship Information (PDF)

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