College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

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)