Scholarships

The Journalism Department offers scholarships to students each  year.

The scholarship deadline is Dec. 15, 2015 at 5 p.m. Interviews with scholarship candidates this year will take place in late January.

Contact Scholarship Committee chairman Frank Harris III at harrisf1@southernct.edu for more information.

To apply: View the online application form here. The form will ask for students to supply a 500-word essay describing why they want to become a journalist. The essay should be saved in a digital format and uploaded to a site such as DropBox or Google Drive. Students will share the file through a link on the online application form.

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:

Application will be posted in the Fall. 

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:

Application will be posted in the Fall.