Scholarships

The Journalism Department offers scholarships to students each  year.

The deadline for application for the 2015-16 scholarships is 5 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2015.

Interviews with scholarship candidates will take place in the Spring.

Contact Scholarship Committee chairman Cindy Simoneau at simoneauc1@southernct.edu for more information.

To apply: Each scholarship has a unique application form. Click on the link under the scholarship heading to download the correct form. The links download Word documents named for each individual scholarship. Open the file in Microsoft Word, and fill in the form. You may write your essay in the same document with the application form. Save the file and e-mail the new file to Professor Simoneau. 

Eligible students may apply for more than one scholarship.

The Charles S. and Eugenia M. Whitney Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually based on interest accrued on the endowment. To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:

To apply for the Whitney Scholarship, click this link to download the application, and e-mail completed form, with essay, to Scholarship Committee chairman Cindy Simoneau.

Robin Marshall Glassman Scholarship

Robin Marshall Glassman founded the Journalism Department at Southern Connecticut State University in 1979. She is a past president for the Connecticut Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and a 1989 recipient of the national SPJ Distinguished Teacher of Journalism award. She worked as a reporter, managing editor, writing coach, news service correspondent and film, TV and magazine writer over her 50-year career.

The scholarship is awarded annually. To be considered, students must meet the following criteria:

To apply for the Robin Marshall Glassman scholarship, click this link to download the application, and e-mail the completed form, with essay, to Scholarship Committee chairman Cindy Simoneau.