Scholarships

Ann M. Gill Scholarship

Criteria

  • Be an undergraduate majoring in the Department of Speech Communication
  • Completion of at least 60 credits at CSU
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.9 or better
  • Have outstanding oral and/or written skills
  • The recipient shall have demonstrated creativity and initiative, as well as concern for human rights and equality

Bill and Linda Haskins Scholarship for Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Criteria

  • Full or part-time graduate students in College of Liberal Arts
  • Major in Communication Studies
  • Overall 3.0 GPA
  • Students are of focus: relational and organizational communication or rhetoric and civic engagement
  • Must be a Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Preference to student who indicates financial need on CSUSA

Communication Studies Alumni Scholarship

Criteria

  • Applicant must be a Speech Communication student with financial need who represents the spirit of the department by showing notable creativity in their chosen area of study and/or demonstrate promise of success

Denny Phillips Scholarship

Criteria

  • Full-time undergraduate majoring in speech communication
  • Good academic standing with an overall 3.0 GPA
  • Must have completed and passed at least 45 credits at CSU
  • Good student with range of extra-curricular activities at CSU

Eric Becker Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

The recipient(s) of the scholarship shall:

  • Be a sophomore or junior undergraduate student pursuing a major in Communications Studies
  • Demonstrate academic promise
  • Demonstrate financial need as established by the Office of Student Financial Services of Colorado State University
  • Maintain an overall 3.0 GPA

Gordon F. Hostettler Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

  • Student majoring in speech communication

Harris Morrill Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

  • Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student in the Department of Speech Communication

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Office for Scholarship and Fellowship Advising and the Truman Scholarship Selection Committee are pleased to announce the opening of the 2018-2019 Harry S. Truman Scholarship competition. The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious nationally competitive award given to juniors who plan to attend graduate school and want to become “change agents,” improving the ways that government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or educational institutions serve the public. A detailed description of candidate qualifications is listed here.

Competitive candidates of this award will have: 1) demonstrated a commitment to a career in public service, 2) displayed leadership or engaged in consensus building on campus or within their home communities, and 3) maintained a high GPA.

Awardees receive: 1) $30,000 for graduate school expenses 2) optional participation in the Truman Summer Institute, a Washington D.C. based internship program available only to Truman Scholars and 3) lifelong membership in an active and growing network of alumni. More information about the Truman Scholarship can be found here.

The Selection Committee invites faculty and staff to recommend students for this award. To recommend a student, contact Mary Swanson, CSU’s Nationally Competitive Scholarship Advisorand provide her with the student’s name, contact information, and brief description of why you feel the student is a good fit for the award. Mary can be reached at Mary.Swanson@colostate.edu.

James R. Irvine Scholarship

Criteria

  • Awarded to a speech communication major with an interest and ability in any area of rhetorical or communication studies
  • A cumulative 3.4 GPA
  • Either an undergraduate senior with interest in M.A. study or a graduate student with interests in pursuing a Ph.D.

John F. Corbin Scholarship

Criteria

  • Student majoring in speech communication

Joyce P. Lewis Scholarship

Criteria

  • Full-time outstanding undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Communication Studies within the College of Liberal Arts
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills while at CSU
  • Maintain an overall 3.2 GPA
  • Preference shall be given to students who work at the university newspaper (the Collegian)
  • Scholarship may be renewable if the recipient(s) reapply annually, continue to meet all criteria and are selected by the scholarship committee

Kenneth C. Stahl Scholarship

Criteria

  • Applicant must be a student in speech communication, exhibit high quality in past performance and future promise, and demonstrate financial need

Linda Cates Scholarship

Criteria

  • Junior, senior, or graduate-level student majoring in Communication Studies
  • Minimum overall 3.20 GPA
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Applicant shall be a non-traditional student (defined for this purpose as those students who either did not enter college immediately after completing high school or who had an interruption in their college education and had to take time off

Linda Cates Scholarship for Democratic Deliberation

Criteria

The recipient(s) of the Linda Cates Scholarship for Democratic Deliberation shall:

  • Be a student associate in the Center for Public Deliberation in the Department of Communication Studies
  • Maintain an overall 3.2 GPA

Robert K. MacLauchlin Scholarship

Criteria

  • Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in speech communication and committed to a career in a field of telecommunications/communications media
  • Maintains a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA
  • Demostrates leadership potential and diligence in preparing for a career in a field of telecommunications/communications media