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Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies

Scholarships

2012 O'Connell scholarship winners

Kelsey BaRoss (left), won the Spring 2014 Patrick John John O'Connell Memorial Scholarship. Alexa Lazarow was named runner up.

The Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies offers an impressive number of scholarships to qualified students. Some are general and recognize promising students, while others are more specific and recognize students who show an interest in a particular area of study.

The bulk of the scholarships are awarded during spring semester. Check here for specifics on what scholarships are available the beginning of each semester.

Scholarships available

The Patrick John O'Connell Scholarship, $909.50, will be awarded this fall. Applicants must be a junior or senior admitted to the Mass Communication major witha 3.0 GPA. The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

The E. MacGruder and Helen M. Passano Scholarship is available for graduate students in the MCCS Communication Management program. Two scholarships of $1914.00 will be awarded for the spring 2015 semester. The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

Applying for a Scholarship

To apply for a scholarship, follow these directions:

  • Log on to Blackboard
  • Click on the Community tab
  • Search for Mass Communication
  • When the search result for MCCS Scholarship Committee appears, look directly to the left. You will see a pull down menu with a double arrow.
  • Pull down, and you'll see the option to enroll.
  • Enroll in the community and you will be able to access scholarship information and applications.
  • Contact Professor Jenny Atwater at jatwater@towson.edu with questions or problems.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jenny Atwater
Phone: 410-704-2004
E-mail: jatwater@towson.edu

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Media Center, Room 114 (map)
Mailing address: 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD 21252
Phone: 410-704-3431
Fax: 410-704-3656

Advising and Program Information: jarmstrong@towson.edu
Webmaster: mccs@towson.edu


 

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