Communication majors are eligible for a range of scholarships
Communication majors are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered by the Department, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the University, as well as outside the University, to support their studies, internships, and study abroad experiences. Some scholarships consider mainly academic merit, while others consider a variety of factors, including but not limited to financial need and the application essay.
Elaine E. Nord Internship Fund for Creative Communications
The Department of Communication offers the Elaine E. Nord Internship Fund for Creative Communications, a funding opportunity designed to help offset a Communication student's summer internship expenses.
The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has a number of scholarships for which Communication majors may apply. The following scholarships are geared specifically towards Communication majors:
- Scott J. Bacherman Internship Award (both an academic award and an internship award)
- Connor Internship Award
Communication majors have also been successful across the SBS awards listed, including:
- Social and Behavioral Sciences Spring Study Abroad Scholarship
- Social and Behavioral Sciences Internship Award
The University provides information about university-wide scholarships and resources for researching scholarships beyond the campus.
The UMass Amherst Alumni Association funds a number of scholarships for which Communication majors may apply.
The International Programs Office maintains a list of university-wide scholarships for studying abroad.
The Commonwealth Honors College provides information about scholarships for both incoming and current Honors students. Some of CHC's listed scholarships are not limited to Honors students, so read the list carefully!