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Communication Scholarships

Open to all Communication students majoring in Advertising & Public Relations, Sports, Communication or Film & Digital Media. Students are awarded grants up to $2,000 annually. 

Requirements

  1. Full-Time Student majoring in Communication
  2. Regular Admissions Status (If student is provisional admit, student must attain regular status at the completion of first academic year.)
  3. Personal Interview with Communication Faculty
  4. Letter of Recommendation from High School or College Instructor, Counselor, or other appropriate representative (internship or work supervisor, coaches, adult media club director, etc.)
  5. Work hours in the Communication department based on grant amount awarded.

In order to renew, you must

  1. Enroll in minimum 9 hours of CO credits first academic year and minimum 15 hours of CO credits each year thereafter.
  2. Maintain Full-time Student Status
  3. Maintain a 3.0 in communication classes taken at Avila.
  4. After the second academic year student must present a DVD/portfolio of work for review and renewal.

If you have any questions and to set up an interview, please contact nicole.esquibel@avila.edu.

 


 

Newspaper (Talon News Media) Scholarships

Requirements

  1. Full-Time Student
  2. Regular Admissions Status (If student is provisional admit, student must attain regular status at the completion of first academic year.)
  3. Personal Interview with Communication Faculty
  4. Letter of Recommendation from High School or College Instructor, Counselor, or other appropriate representative (internship or work supervisor, coaches, adult media club director, etc.)
  5. Optional:  Work Samples (News stories (written,video,audio); original writing samples; design and layout samples, photojournalism, audio or video podcasts, etc.)  Bringing in work samples can help increase the size of the grant.

Requirements to renew Newspaper (Talon News Media) scholarships

  1. Must actively participate in TNM activities as team member and attend meetings, contribute to planning, organizing, and production of TNM publications and programs even if not enrolled for credit or work study.
  2. Must sequentially enroll in and successfully complete Introduction to Journalism, Writing for the Media, Talon Practicum 385 (1 hr), and Talon Practicum 485 (3 hours).
  3. Must during first semester join (at Talon’s expense) and remain in good standing with the American Collegiate Press Association and the Missouri Media College Association standards and practices.

If you have any questions and to set up an interview, please contact Joe.Snorgrass@avila.edu.

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

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