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Journalism School Scholarships

The Journalism School allocates scholarships based on the applicants' merit (evaluated by the admissions committee) and financial need (evidenced in the applicant’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and The Graduate School of Journalism Scholarship Aid Application.


ABC/Frank Reynolds Scholarship
Alumni Fund of the Graduate School of Journalism Scholarships
American-French Scholarship In memory of Elsa Maxwell
American Society of Magazine Editors Scholarships
Richard T. Baker ('37) Scholarship Fund
George Barrett Scholarship
Black Alumni Network Scholarship
Herbert Blueweiss Memorial Scholarship
Paula Bramlette ('43) Scholarship In Memory of Paul Bramlette and Claribel McCord Bramlette
Abraham Braun Science Journalism Scholarship
Maria Moors Cabot Scholarships for International Students
Dr. Robert E. Campbell Memorial Scholarship for an American minority student in journalism
Castagna Scholarship
CFA Institute Scholarship, in memory of Helen Slade Sanders
Gladys Charitz ('44) Memorial Scholarship Fund
L. Newell and Mary S. Christiansen Scholarship
Class of 1952 Scholarship Fund, established on the occasion of its 25th anniversary
Class of 1969 Scholarship Fund
Class of 1970 Scholarship Fund
Class of 1977 Scholarship Fund
Class of 1997 Scholarship Fund in memory of Doug Black
Edward Cooper Memorial Scholarship
Dow Jones Foundation Scholarship for minority-group students
Grace M. Darin ('43) Memorial Scholarship
Alfred I. duPont Award Scholarships
Elaine Exton ('33) Scholarship in Advanced Education Reporting
Carol Cain Farrington Scholarship
Steve Flanders Memorial Scholarship Fund
Benjamin Franklin Scholarship for a graduate of a college in the New York City area
Nellie Franz ('32) Scholarship
Samuel and Fannie Frommer Scholarship Fund
Maxwell Geffen ('16) Scholarship for a student interested in magazine writing
Kenneth Goldstein ('66) Scholarship for health or science writing
Andrew Goodman Scholarship
Philip L. Graham Fund minority scholarship
Ben Grauer Scholarship, established by friends of the late NBC broadcaster
Philip Greer Memorial Scholarship
Gruner + Jahr Magazine Scholarship for female students interested in magazine writing
Samuel H. Heaney Scholarship Fund
Alexander C. Herman ('19) Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Mr. Herman by his daughter, Pat Herman ('53)
Donald G. Herzberg Memorial Fund
James P. Herzog ('66) Scholarship Fund
John Hohenberg Memorial Scholarship for a student interested in international reporting
Henry Beetle Hough, in memory of his father, George A. Hough ('17)
David W. Jayne III ('61) Scholarship, established by classmates, family and friends of the late ABC-TV producer killed while on assignment in Jordan
Joe and Jimmie Jones Scholarship Fund for a student working toward inter-American understanding
Keene Scholarship
Knight-Ridder Minority Scholarship
Tom C. Korologos ('58) Scholarship, for a domestic student interested in government affairs
Kriska Scholarship
Irwin Lainoff ('56) Scholarship
Langnese Scholarship
Joseph M. Levy Scholarship, for students interested in the Middle East
Josephine Chase Lum ('23) Memorial Scholarship Fund
Katherine MacMahon Scholarship
Frank Mankiewicz Scholarship in Politics and Journalism
Dave Marr Memorial Scholarship for a student interested in a career in sports journalism
Dr. Félix Martí-Ibáñez Scholarship
Stephanie Meagher Memorial Scholarship Fund
Phyllis and William Michelfelder Scholarship for a female print student
Mrs. Cecil Montgomery-Moore, in memory of Alice Weel Bigart ('44)
Jim Murray Memorial Scholarship
Premila & C.S. Narasimhan Scholarship
Edgar J. Nathan Jr. and Arthur Edgar Nathan Memorial Fund established by Emily Nathan ('19)
The Paul Neely Scholarship
Newswomen's Club of New York Scholarships, in memory of Anne O'Hare McCormick and Eleanor Roosevelt
New York Community Trust, in memory of Grantland Rice
Mrs. Frank J. Nicht Scholarship
Mrs. Fania Odell, in memory of her husband, Lawrence Odell ('26)
Jean Marie Olive Scholarship established by her husband Ralph Olive ('58)
Wayne W. (’29) and Frances G. Knight Parrish Scholarship
Elizabeth Peer Scholarship Fund
Charlie Peters Scholarship
Harriet S. Phillips Scholarship
Walter B. Pitkin Scholarship
Lee Lorick Prina ('46) Scholarship for a print student, preferably interested in feature writing
Print Journalism Scholarship
Robert Reinhold ('65) Memorial Scholarship
James W. Robins ('73) Scholarship for Business and Economic Reporting (non-broadcast majors only), in honor of Prof. John Hohenberg ('27)
Arthur S. Rudd ('25) Scholarship (primary preference given to students from Oregon or Ohio)
Colonel Henry Woodward Sackett Scholarship
Sigrid Schultz Scholarship Fund
Scripps Howard Foundation Scholarship in religion, journalism and spiritual life
Murray G. and Beatrice H. Sherman Scholarship
Trudi Stamm Scholarship, for a woman from New York State concentrating in print media and with an interest in cultural reporting
C.V. Starr Scholarship
Marvin Stone and Lester Tanzer Memorial Scholarship
Rob Sunde Broadcast Scholarship
Sol J. Taishoff Scholarship Fund
Frances Elizabeth Taylor Scholarship
Henry N. Taylor Scholarship for an international student
Jacobo Timerman Scholarship in memory of Jacobo Timerman (for a Latin American student)
George Toplitz Memorial Scholarship
UPS Foundation Scholarship Fund
Myra May Eichberg Van Leer ('22) Memorial Scholarship
Westinghouse Broadcasting Co Scholarship in memory of the late LaRue Heard Johnson ('68) for minority students
Sylvia L. Wilson ('85) Memorial Scholarship, for an African-American woman specializing in print journalism
Louis Winnick Prize Fund
Theodore Wylie ('30) Scholarship
Vicky Shek Zeitlin Memorial Scholarship for a Chinese journalist

Contact the Admissions Office

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
2950 Broadway (at 116th St.)
Pulitzer Hall Room 203 (lobby)
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-8608

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