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Media Scholars Program

  • Registration OpensNov 14
  • Qualifying RoundNov 14 - Feb 12
  • Case CompetitionFeb 26 - Apr 2
  • Media Scholars WeekJun 8-13
  • Networking ReceptionJun 12

Media Fellows Program

  • Application DueJuly 16, 2014

Media Fellows Program

With the Media Fellows Program, the Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. In the 2013-14 academic year, the foundation has distributed over $40,000 in total scholarship awards.

These grants support the academic development of undergraduates dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public policy advertising industry.

Applications for the summer distribution are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 16, 2014.

2013 Media Fellows Scholarship Recipients (Fall)

Amber Askew
Pennsylvania State University
Senior, Public Relations

Markita Briggs
Ohio University
Junior, Public Relations 

Erin Connolly
Emerson College
Senior, Journalism 

Sarah Corder
Liberty University
Senior, Journalism

Anthony DaBruzzi
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Junior, Political Science, Journalism and Communication Arts

Whitney Guilford
Howard University
Senior, Journalism

Kaylie Longley
Ripon College
Junior, Media and Film Studies

Marisch Perera
Pace University
Junior, Journalism

Alyssia Pessolano
Ithaca College
Senior, Integrated Marketing Communications

Sahara Price
Baylor University
Junior, Public Relations

Anthony Sganga
New York University
Junior, Media, Culture and Communications

E Yiwei Zhu
Ithaca College
Senior, Integrated Marketing Communications

2013 Media Fellows Scholarship Recipients (Summer)

Alex Anderson
Hillsdale College
Senior, Politics

Ryan Bince
Ithaca College
Senior, Speech Communication

Chelsea Brown
Winthrop University
Senior, Mass Communications

Katy Burnett
University of Florida
Junior, Political Science and History

Laurel Conrad
Cornell University
Senior, Government

Tim Coulter
University of Rochester
Senior, Business Marketing

Trent Day
University of Texas at Austin
Senior, Advertising

Emily Erickson
Princeton University
Senior, East Asian Studies, Global Media Relations and International Security Studies

Claire Farrell
Ithaca College
Junior, Integrated Marketing Communications

Renee Gagner
Beloit College
Senior, Political Science and Psychology

Taylor Genrich
University of Kansas
Senior, Journalism

Jory Heckman
Hofstra University
Senior, Journalism and Political Science

Kristina King
Ithaca College
Junior, Integrated Marketing Communications

Brady Krumwiede
South Dakota State University
Senior, Entrepreneurial Studies and Advertising

Martinus McConnell
Oklahoma State University
Junior, Strategic Communications

Katlego Mogongwa
Iowa State University
Junior, Advertising

Chris Molony
University of South Carolina
Senior, Advertising

Emily Olson
California State University, Northridge
Senior, Public Relations and Political Science

Anayo Ordu
University of Florida
Senior, Advertising

Brandon Osgood
Liberty University
Senior, Advertising and Public Relations

Claire Potts
University of South Carolina
Senior, Advertising

Kelly Vingelis
James Madison University
Senior, Communications Studies

2012 Media Fellows Scholarship Recipients

Phineas Azcuy
Lehman College – CUNY
Multimedia Studies

Brittany Barr
University of Oklahoma
Advertising

Chris Beauregard
University of South Carolina
Advertising

Felicia Berger
California State University, Fullerton
Advertising and Radio-TV-Film

Lindsay Church
University of South Carolina
Public Relations

Timothy Duffy
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Political Science and Economics

Bethany Frank
Rutgers University
Political Science and Communication

Christina Hoener
University of Oklahoma
Advertising

Wenqian Huang
University of Maryland
Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Dana Jennings
University of South Carolina
Public Relations

Benjamin Kim
University of Notre Dame
Film, Television and Theatre

Jennifer Maughan
Pennsylvania State University
Advertising

Georgina Morley
Ithaca College
Integrated Marketing Communications

Eric Niehoff
Metropolitan State University – Denver
Marketing

Sadé Powell
Winston-Salem State University
Marketing

Ashley Raymond
Central Michigan University
Broadcasting and Cinematic Arts

Susie Reinecke
The University of Texas at Austin
Corporate Communication

Morgan Swingle
University of Oklahoma
Advertising

Salvatore Vallala
Bucknell University
Business Management

Kayla Williams
Stanford University
Communication and Media Studies

 

2011 Media Fellows Scholarship Recipients

Shanel Adams
Howard University

Alexandria Brown
Temple University

Diana Cui
Ithaca College

Brittany Foster
Hampton University

Nick Hogan
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Allyssa Kaiser
Syracuse University

Jennifer Muha
Purdue University Calumet

Kelsey Reed
Xavier University

Zach Wilkes
Washington and Lee University

Lakeisha Williams
University of Missouri –- Columbia

Michael Worley
American University