Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

A number of scholarships and tuition waivers are available through the Department of Communication. It's a good idea to always keep your scholarship information updated online. Scholarships are awarded in April.

Activity Waivers

The Signpost, KWCR, Weber State News and the forensics program offer activity waivers to students on staff who are actively participating. See advisers of those organizations for more information.

Rodney H. Brady Scholarship

Recipient must be in Digital Media. This scholarship is to be used to further studies and career goals in broadcasting.

Communication Studies Scholarship

Student must have a Communication major with an emphasis in Civic Advocacy, Interpersonal & Family or Organizational Communication. Juniors and seniors may apply. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required, and financial need must be demonstrated. Applicants are required to submit a short essay.

Deseret News Publishing Scholarship

Recipient must be an outstanding print/Web journalism student with at least one more year of school. Criteria will be mutually agreed upon by the university and the Deseret News. Scholarships from this endowment will be awarded through screening and application.

Jack and Betty Lampros Scholarship

Recipients must have a Multimedia Journalism emphasis.

Salt Lake Tribune Scholarship

Student must be majoring in communication with an emphasis in Multimedia Journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining at the time of award.

Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship

Recipient must be a declared communication major with an emphasis in Multimedia Journalism or Digital Media. Only members of the WSU student chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and students of sophomore standing or higher need apply.

Editorial Scholarship

Recipient must have 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate skill in editorial writing, as determined by written submissions.

Multimedia Journalism/Digital Media Scholarship

Recipients must be creators of digital content who are studying Multimedia Journalism or Digital Media.