Scholarships Offered

Scholarships are offered each spring to qualifying Communication majors and minors who are enrolled full-time at UW-Green Bay and meet the specified criteria. The scholarship application procedure is below.

Scholarship Summary
Green Bay Media Scholarship $750 is awarded to one student who is a sophomore, junior or senior interested in areas highlighted in the attached link.
Craig A. Mueller Communication Scholarship Individual student scholarships range from $500-$1,000, depending on the relative strengths of candidates.
Althea Steele Lederer Scholarship $350 is awarded to one student majoring in either art or journalism with preference given to those who are physically disabled.
Ralph R. Stein Memorial Scholarship $200 is awarded to one student majoring in Communication.
Charlie Leonard Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Communication $600 is awarded to a student majoring in Communication.  This is a renewable award so long as student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

*Click on links for more information about each scholarship.

Scholarships Application Procedure

  • Before applying you should have the following materials:
    1. An unofficial transcript from SIS in Word or PDF form.
    2. An up-to-date professional resume in Word or PDF form.
    3. Professionally written essays for scholarships that require them (see requirements above). See Sample Essay 1 and Sample Essay 2. Not all scholarships require essays but if you wish to be considered for the following scholarships you must submit them:
      1. Althea Steele Lederer Scholarship
      2. Ralph R. Stein Memorial Scholarship
  • Only applications received before 11:59 p.m. on April 19, 2019 will be considered. Scholarship applicants will be notified in late April.
    • To apply click on this link. Please make sure you have all of your materials prior to opening this link.

Expectations for Students Who Receive a Scholarship

Students who are awarded a scholarship can use the funds to satisfy their education needs. For example, to pay for tuition. Students awarded funds are also required to:

  • Attend an informal scholarship reception near the end of the spring semester.
  • Send a gracious handwritten card thanking the scholarship sponsor (information provided after students receive an award).
  • Participate in a service activity for the Communication department during the Spring semester. Examples of these are:
    • Serving as a teaching assistant, research assistant, Communication department PR representative, Communication department ambassador or completing a special project of service to the Communication department.
  • Attend the university-wide Chancellor's Named Scholarship Reception scheduled in the Fall. Students who receive scholarships mingle with donors and professors. It is a special day where we celebrate our great students!

For Additional Information

Contact Professor Bryan Carr, 920-465-5042 / carrb@uwgb.edu.