Office of Multicultural Affairs


A pair of students on graduation day. Thanks to the contributions of individuals and foundations, the College of Communications consistently awards some $600,000 in scholarship support to students each academic year.

The College has developed a sizable scholarship program specifically for diversity students as well. The major funding source is through a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Some $40,000 is awarded each year though that program to top-flight students of color.

Most College of Communications scholarship are awarded by a faculty committee during the spring semester of each academic year to apply toward the following year’s expenses. The assistant dean for multicultural affairs serves on this committee.

Scholarship Resources

Page last updated: December 12, 2012