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Communication

Scholarships

Scholarships are offered each spring to qualifying Communication majors who meet the specified criteria. The scholarship application procedure is below.

Scholarship Summary
Green Bay Media Scholarship Up to $600 is typically 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 Up to $400 is typically awarded to one student majoring in either art or journalism with preference given to those who are physically disabled.
Ralph R. Stein Memorial Scholarship Up to $200 is typically awarded to one student majoring in Communication.

*Click on links for more information.

Scholarships Application Procedure

  • Successful applications include the following four items in one Microsoft Word document:
    1. The cover form.doc
    2. An unofficial transcript copied and pasted from SIS.
    3. An up-to-date professional resume.
    4. Essay should be professionally written and formatted, with specific attention given to the scholarship directions.  See Sample Essay 1 and Sample Essay 2.
  • Only applications received before 5 p.m. on March 31 will be considered. Scholarship applicants will be notified in April:
    • Log into D2L: http://www.uwgb.edu/ltc/d2l/ 
    • Click on self registration on the top left of the screen.
    • Choose "COMMUNICATION SCHOLARSHIPS," and follow on-screen registration directions.
    • Click on the dropbox link at the top, then choose the folder "Scholarships, Spring 20XX" (choose appropriate year).
    • Upload your Word document to this folder.
    • You are done!

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 Adolfo Garcia, 920-465-5042 / garciaa@uwgb.edu.