Skip Navigation LinksHome > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Type > Scholarships for Women > Association for Women in Communications Scholarship - Springfield, IL Chapter

Association for Women in Communications Scholarship - Springfield, IL Chapter

The Association for Women in Communications (AWC), Springfield (IL) Chapter, seeks promising communications students for its annual scholarship award. The $1,000 scholarship is made possible by an initial grant from the Sara Lee Corp., and is maintained by the Springfield Chapter. The award symbolizes the commitment of the chapter to education and continuing high professional standards for the communications industry. A committee of professionals will select the scholarship recipient.


To quality for this award, students must:
- Have junior, senior or graduate student status (full- or part-time)
- Be majoring in communications, journalism, public relations or related fields
- Have an above average GPA (3.0 or above on a scale of 4.0)
- Demonstrate a commitment to pursue a professional career in communications through educational work
- Demonstrate service to the communications field through extracurricular or job activities
- Submit two letters of reference, one of which is from an instructor of a communications-related course that the applicant is currently enrolled in or has completed
- Submit writing samples (see application)
- Submit an official college transcript from every college attended
- Be from central Illinois or attend a college or university in central Illinois

For more information about this award, please visit our website.

Don't Go, There's More!!

View all the details and perhaps even apply for this scholarship. Not only that, but you will find even more scholarship opportunities and financial information along the way.
Register or log in by selecting the appropriate button below.
  

Scholarships for Women

Latest College & Financial Aid News

College President Bans School-Funded Travel to Indiana

by Suada Kolovic

In response to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, San Francisco State University President Leslie E. Wong has banned all school-funded travel to the state. The controversial legislation, which was signed into law by Republican Governor Mike Pence last week, is meant to protect religious liberty but many have expressed concern that the law will become a tool of [...]

SOTW: National WWII Museum Student Essay Contest

by Suada Kolovic

This year, The National WWII Museum asks: How do you define a hero? The flag-raising on Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945 is one of the most famous moments of WWII. The six men who helped to raise the flag are often referred to as heroes. Out of the six men who raised the flag that day, only three survived until the end of the war. One of the surviving men, Cpl. Ira [...]

Surprise Gift from UNC’s Beloved Coach Dean Smith

by Suada Kolovic

In a touching posthumous act of gratitude, beloved University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith's trust has mailed out $200 checks to each of the nearly 200 lettermen he coached with the message, "Enjoy dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith." The letter sent read, in part: Each player was important and special to Coach Smith and when he prepared his estate plan, [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed