Broadcasting and Journalism

Samuel H. Edsall Endowed Scholarship


  • Junior pursuing a B.A. degree in Broadcasting, specializing in television
  • Student should be in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate creative talent, commitment, leadership and professional ambition in television broadcasting
  • Involvement within the department
  • Student should be a practicing Christian
  • Preference given to a student in need


  • Award amount is based on annual interest earnings on the endowment. Awards will be given in the Fall semester and in the Spring semester of each academic year.
  • Awarded for academic year.

Selection Process

  • The recipient will be chosen by the Broadcasting and Journalism Chair, in conjunction with the Scholarship Committee.
  • Selection will be made by September.

Inquiries should be sent to

Chairperson, Department of Broadcasting & Journalism
Sallee Hall 306, Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-2888

Application Process

  • Application and essay addressing criteria should be submitted for consideration.
  • Applications should be submitted to the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism.

Applications submitted online through

Scholarship Portal