Scholarship Listing

A.B. Guthrie Memorial Fund Scholarship: Awarded to a graduate student with demonstrated writing talent.

Albert Erickson Scholarship: Awarded to a student with strong spelling skills who expresses a desire to become an editor of a Montana newspaper.

Andrew C. Cogswell Scholarship: Recognizes academic excellence and professional promise in journalism.

Art Jette Memorial Award: Recognizes contributions to the student newspaper in personality, good humor and willingness to work.

Billings Family Journalism Scholarship: Awarded to a female graduate student who shares the values of the donor and shows promise in the field.

Birdwell Scholarship in Journalism: Recognizes a Native American student from Montana majoring in broadcast journalism.

Blanche C. Lanstrum Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise for a woman who plans to pursue a career in print journalism.

Blumberg Fund for Investigative Journalism: Awarded to students for pursuit of investigative reporting.

Boatman Family Scholarship: Awarded to a promising journalism student who is involved in the community.

Broadcast Professional Promise Award: Recognizes professional promise in radio or television reporting, writing and production. 

Bruce M. Kennedy Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding student interested in working for a weekly or small daily newspaper as a photographer.

Butte Press Club Scholarship: Recognizes a journalism student who shows promise in print or broadcast journalism. Download the application.

C.G. Rochon Scholarship: Awarded to a graduating high school senior from Anaconda, Mont. who wishes to study journalism at UM.

Connie Craney Scholarship: Awarded to a junior broadcast journalism student with professional potential.

Cordillera Montana Mountain Scholarship: Awarded to a student with proven potential in a career in broadcast journalism.

Cordingley Scholarship: Recognizes native Montanan pursuing a career in print journalism who has very strong professional convictions.

Dan Vichorek Scholarship: Awarded to a promising Native American journalism student who shows wit, wisdom and a flair for writing about the environment, wildlife, history and grassroots Montana.

Dean's Awards: Recognizes achievement and outstanding performance in journalism.

Dean's Scholarship for Incoming Freshman: New scholarship fund to encourage and attract the best and brightest young journalists. Awards are given on a rolling basis at the discretion of the dean.

Dean Charles E. Hood International Journalism Scholarship: in memory of former Journalism Dean Charlie Hood, this scholarship is awarded to a professional program student who has demonstrated passion for international reporting.

D.J. Shults Journalism Scholarship: Awarded to outstanding students from Big Sandy High, a Chouteau County high school or another Montana high school studying journalism. 

Don Anderson Scholarship: Recognizes excellence in journalism, proven editorial craftsmanship, and an appreciation of the role newspapers play in American society.

Don Oliver Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student on academic merit who plans to write in the media as a professional.

Don Weston & Ron Richards Scholarship: Recognizes a deserving, upper-level broadcast journalism student.

Dorcas Keach Northey Scholarship: Recognizes a journalism student who demonstrates professional promise and good performance in the classroom.

Dorothy Rochon Powers Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding junior, senior or graduate-level student in journalism who shows great promise as a reporter, editor or columnist, and reflects the qualities demonstrated by its namesake.

Douglass Thomas Scholarship: Recognizes a deserving journalism student whose primary interests lie in the business aspects of the profession such as public relations, administration, sales, advertising or management.

Edward B. Dugan Award: Recognizes a member of the Kaimin staff who exhibits outstanding leadership.

Fred Martin Scholarship in Community Journalism: Awarded every other year to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student interested in working for a weekly or small daily paper and is chosen by faculty to cover the legislative session.

Gannett Foundation General Excellence Award (presented by the Great Falls Tribune): Recognizes both academic excellence and professional promise.

Gannett Foundation Native American Scholarship (presented by the Great Falls Tribune) – Recognizes professional promise in journalism.

George and Marie Lynch McVey Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student who is a promising writer, specifically focusing on editorial, feature, sports or investigative reporting.

Guy Mooney Scholarship: Recognizes a journalism student who demonstrates both integrity and scholastic ability.

Harold Seipp Scholarship: Awarded to a deserving journalism student specializing in print.

Jean Kountz & Hal G. Stearns Scholarship: Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate journalism student who demonstrates professional potential, academic ability and embodies the qualities of the scholarship’s namesake.

Jeff Cole Memorial Journalism Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student who demonstrates, in performance and potential, the traits of Jeff Cole.

Jennifer Servo Memorial Award: Awarded to a graduating UM senior with outstanding professional potential in broadcast journalism.

Judith and Neil Morgan Endowed Scholarship: Awarded to a student showing a special spark, dedication, integrity and imagination.

John Forssen Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes a student who demonstrates professional promise in journalism.  

Kaimin “Go To” Award: Recognizes a Kaimin staff member who is always willing to work.  

Kim Williams Fellowship: Awarded to a promising graduate student in journalism to pursue an interest in environmental studies and issues.

Kinney Journalism Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise and excellence in broadcast journalism.

Larcombe Family Scholarship: Awarded to a worthy print journalism student.

Lee & Donna Metcalf Scholarship: Recognizes a journalism student with a 3.5 GPA or higher who has a demonstrated interest and focus on political reporting.

Lee Enterprises Native American Scholarship: Recognizes a strong academic record and professional promise.

Louis M. & Dorothy MacLane Thayer Journalism Scholarship: Recognizes achievement and outstanding performance in journalism.

Lucille & McLean Clark Television Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student who demonstrates high standards of excellence in television courses and exhibits professional promise.

Madison S. Turner Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student who applies by writing an essay on their goals and aspirations, how they have contributed to society and how their future plans will benefit society.

Mark Henckel Scholarship: Recognizes a student who exemplifies Mark’s interest in outdoors and tireless advocacy.

Mary DeJarnette Holter Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes excellence in journalism and a commitment to service.

Montana Broadcasters Association Joe Durso, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a broadcast journalism student entering his or her senior year, from Montana, who possesses Joe’s professional attitude.

Melissa Weaver Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes a junior or senior undergraduate in journalism whose academic achievement and extracurricular involvement embody Melissa’s spirit.

Melvin & Myrtle Lord Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student entering their junior, senior or graduate year based on probable professional success.

Miller Asendio News Diversity Scholarship: Awarded to an out-of-state student who plans to pursue a career as a working news journalist.

Montana Newspaper Association Dean Stone Award: Recognizes achievement and outstanding performance in journalism, honoring the founder of the School of Journalism.

Montana Newspaper Association Pat Burke Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise in journalism, in honor of the wife of the late Frank Burke, a longtime publisher of the Glendive Ranger-Review.

Myre-McGaugh Scholarship: Awarded to a deserving journalism student, preferably from Flathead County.

Norman A. Johnson Memorial Award: Recognizes academic excellence and professional potential in journalism in honor of its namesake, who was a Kaimin editor.

Olaf J. Bue Memorial Award: Recognizes outstanding reporting for the Kaimin.

Owen E. Grinde Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a graduate of a Montana high school entering their senior year in the School of Journalism.

Phil Hess Memorial Student Service Award: Recognizes service to Montana through work for Montana Pubic Radio and Montana PBS and in memory or Phil Hess, founder of KUFM Radio.

Richard Brown Stripp Scholarship: Awarded to a journalism student who shows talent and interest in community journalism.

Richard Shirley Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise in photojournalism.

Robert C. McGiffert Excellence Award: Awarded to a journalism student with a special flair for news editing or commitment to free speech and free press principles of the First Amendment.

Robert L. Wolfe Scholarship: Awarded to a student showing professional promise and excellence in photojournalism in honor of its namesake.

Ronald E. Miller Award: Recognizes achievement and outstanding performance in journalism.

Rosetta Rush Kamlowsky Memorial Scholarship: Recognizes a junior who shows promise in radio, especially in radio talk show format.

Sam Reynolds Excellence in Editorial Writing Award: Recognizes professional promise and demonstrated writing talent. Download the application.

Steele Williams Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a photojournalism student who exemplifies Steele's adventurous spirit and passion for telling stories through photos and audio.

Ted Delaney Fund for Writing Excellence: Recognizes a graduate student with excellent writing ability and professional promise as a teacher.

Tim Krahl Scholarship: Awarded to a photojournalism student who, along with a zest for life and appreciation of the environment, shows professional promise and academic excellence.

Vander Houwen Family Journalism Scholarship: Awarded to an incoming student to the School of Journalism.  

Warren Brier Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise in journalism in memory of former dean, Warren Brier.  

William D. & Loretto Charlotte James Scholarship: Recognizes professional promise in print journalism.

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY UM & EXTERNAL ORGANIZATIONS