Scholarships | Communication Studies

Scholarships

David E. Johnson Scholarship

The faculty in the Communication Studies Program invites letters of application for the David E. Johnson Scholarship.

David E. Johnson was an adult student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He began his studies at UNCG at age 25 after an unproductive freshman year elsewhere while working a series of entry-level jobs. At UNCG, he enrolled in Communication Studies and earned a place in the Honors Program. Upon graduation in 1986, he continued working for a communications company; however, in 1993, with a partner, he started his own company, AmeriNet, of which he is president. The proceeds from the endowed scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student based on merit. In the past, winners have received $500-1,000 per semester depending on the interest the endowment earned during the previous year.

ELIGIBILITY: Any undergraduate student who meets the following criteria:

  • An adult (24 years old or older at the application deadline), full-time (12 hours or more) Communication Studies major.
  • A grade point average of 3.0 or better.
  • A full-time student in the 2019-2020 academic year when the award is given. If you will graduate in December 2019, you may still apply as long as you are enrolled full-time in fall 2019.

APPLICATION: Application criteria listed below.  You must fill out the application:   https://goo.gl/forms/eEra5UXXm7dhn8L52

A 2 – 4-page letter of application. The letter should address merit in regard to the mission statement of the Department of Communication Studies. Include the following areas in the letter:

  • What life experiences led you to major in communication?
  • How does your academic performance reflect the mission statement?
  • How does your performance beyond the classroom reflect the mission statement?
  • How does the mission statement inform your decisions about future, personal, and professional goals and aspirations?
  • Please indicate your graduation date in your letter.
  • A copy of your current unofficial University transcript, which you may obtain though UNCGenie. Instructions may be found here: http://reg.uncg.edu/transcripts/viewing-printing-unofficial-transcript/

The application must be submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2019.

Questions should be directed to Dr. David Carlone (dacarlon@uncg.edu). The recipient(s) will be announced in April.


Kathryn McAllister England Scholarship

The faculty in the Communication Studies Program invites applications for the Kathryn McAllister England Scholarship.

Kathryn McAllister England taught drama and speech at UNCG from 1942 until her retirement in 1975. Throughout her career she maintained a commitment to uphold a high level of both scholarship and performance skills in oral communication. Following her death in 1977, friends and family began a drive to provide a scholarship fund to commemorate Professor England’s contribution to the department and to the field of speech communication. In the past, students have received $600-1,000 per semester. More than one student may receive the award depending on the interest the endowment earned during the previous year.

ELIGIBILITY: Any undergraduate student who meets the following criteria:

  • A Communication Studies major or minor at UNCG.
  • Enrolled in classes during the 2019-2020 academic year when the award is given. You may still apply if you will graduate in December 2019.
  • Priority will be given to full-time students with 3.0 GPA or higher.

APPLICATION: Application criteria listed below.  You must fill out the application: https://goo.gl/forms/b8ZH3uVPGvLRvTkp1

  • A 2-page letter of application. The letter should explain why you are a worthy applicant. Include a brief statement of educational background and career goals. You may include information about honors and recognitions received and articulate your potential in the communication field. You may also address how the scholarship would aid your pursuit of academic goals. Please indicate your graduation date in your letter.
  • A copy of your current unofficial University transcript, which you may obtain though UNCGenie. Instructions may be found here: http://reg.uncg.edu/transcripts/viewing-printing-unofficial-transcript/

The application must be submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2019.

Questions should be directed to Dr. David Carlone (dacarlon@uncg.edu). The recipient(s) will be announced in April.