Broadcasting and Journalism

Johnson Journalism Fund Scholarship

CRITERIA:

  • The fund can be used for students by themselves or in activities that directly benefits them.
  • The form will be completed and approved by the journalism director and the department chair.
  • The funds can be given to students to pay the full or partial cost of registration to a professional conference or pay for the full or partial cost of organizing an activity on behalf of a journalism student organization including SPJ, PRSSA, NABJ, or WAF.
  • If the fund is given to a student, he or she must be a journalism major or minor with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or more.

TERMS:

  • Award amount will be determined by the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Recipient will be chosen by the Broadcasting and Journalism Scholarship Committee.
  • Selection will be made April 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Applications should be available in the Guidance Counselors Office of the participating high schools and should be returned to Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois by April 6th, of the student's senior year in high school.
  • Applications are available in the Broadcasting/Journalism Office.
  • APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE OR TO SALLEE 306, BY 4:00 P.M.

An online application is available below.

submit online

An application form is available below.

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INQUIRIES:

  • Inquiries should be sent to the Chair, Department of Broadcasting and Journalism

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Department of Broadcasting & Journalism
Sallee Hall 306, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-2888
Email: Broadcasting@wiu.edu