Media Department Scholarships

Application deadline is Friday, OCT. 15, 2021. (Applications this year are solely online)

REVEREND JOSEPH A. LAURITIS SCHOLARSHIP

The $500-$1,000 scholarships are for Duquesne University freshmen who are planning to pursue a Multiplatform Journalism career. This includes advertising, public relations, broadcast news and print news. The recipients will be selected by the Journalism Scholarship Committee with the help of the Financial Aid Office. Selection will be made on the basis of high academic achievement and previous high school activities, especially those that demonstrate an interest in journalism, along with demonstrated financial need. The scholarships will be awarded for the Spring 2022 semester and the scholarships are non-renewable. If you would like to apply for a Lauritis Scholarship, please complete the application below by Friday, October 15, 2021.

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C.S. MCCARTHY SCHOLARSHIP

To be considered for the C.S. McCarthy scholarship, you must be a student enrolled at Duquesne University majoring in Multiplatform Journalism, Sports Information & Media, or Public Relations/Advertising in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Attach a letter and resume with your grade point average. This scholarship is based on need and students must be a Junior or Senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher. If you would like to apply  for the C.S. McCarthy scholarship, please follow the link below to complete the online application by Friday, October 15, 2021.


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WILLIAM T. RUSH SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is open to Multiplatform Journalism, Sports Information & Media, or Public Relations/Advertising majors with 60+ credits at the end of the Spring 2021 semester and a minimum of 3.25 GPA. The applicant’s citizenship, service and leadership will also receive attention. Financial need is not a consideration. We want to make sure we know all we need to know about your extracurricular achievements when we make our choice. If you would like to apply, please follow the link below to submit a letter outlining your qualifications by Friday, October 15, 2021 along with the application.


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PROFESSOR EMERITUS PAUL KRAKOWSKI SCHOLARSHIP

To be considered for the Professor Emeritus Paul Krakowski Scholarship, you must be a student enrolled at Duquesne University majoring in Multiplatform Journalism in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Please attach a letter and a resume with your grade point average. This scholarship is based on need and you must be a minority student. Please click on the link below to fill out the application by Friday, October 15, 2021.

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SUSAN M. REGAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

To be given consideration or the Susan M. Regan Endowed Scholarship, you must be a student at Duquesne University majoring in one of the four Media department majors in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Please attach a letter stating how you have demonstrated a commitment to promoting and will continue to promote the use of lumber and/or other green/sustainable products. Need is not a factor. If you are interested in applying for the Susan M. Regan scholarship, follow the link below to submit your application by Friday, October 15, 2021.


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