Bachelor of Journalism scholarships (Advanced one-year degree)
King’s offers the following scholarships specifically earmarked for students in the one-year Bachelor of Journalism program. Applicants for these awards will be automatically considered based on self-identification on the application for admission. Award decisions are made based on the strength of the application for admission to the program.
Bachelor of Journalism Diversity Scholarship
Awarded to a one-year Bachelor of Journalism student who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Preference will be given to candidates of African Canadian or Aboriginal descent, but the award is open to all persons of a visible minority.
ATV/CTV Media Scholarship
This scholarship is offered in support of King’s commitment to diversity. Preference will be given to a student of African Canadian or Aboriginal descent and who demonstrates an interest in television journalism.
Audrey Stevenson Memorial Scholarship
Established by Audrey Stevenson’s family in recognition of her 30-year contribution to journalism in the province of New Brunswick, one scholarship currently valued at $3,000 is awarded to a female student entering the one-year Bachelor of Journalism program. The applicant will have demonstrated a high level of scholastic attainment, and should, in the opinion of the selection committee, give evidence of leadership qualities, and previous community involvement.
Reader’s Digest Journalism Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Journalism program who is a member of a visible minority or a member of other under-represented groups, as determined by the Journalism Admission Committee.
The Evanov Radio Group Award
This award is granted to an incoming student or students in the Master of Journalism program who have demonstrated an interest in broadcast journalism or new media. The award can be given out as a single prize or divided into two or more separate prizes. Applicants will automatically considered for the Evanov based on information available in their application to the program.
The Newcap Scholarships are granted to incoming students in the Master of Journalism program. Two Newcap Scholarships of $1,285 each are available; one to a student specializing in investigative reporting and the second to a student specializing in new ventures.
Audrey Stevenson Memorial Scholarship
Established by Audrey Stevenson’s family in recognition of her 30-year contribution to journalism in the province of New Brunswick, one scholarship currently valued at $3,000 is awarded to a female student entering the Master of Journalism program. The applicant will have demonstrated a high level of scholastic attainment, and should, in the opinion of the selection committee, give evidence of leadership qualities, and previous community involvement.
The International Post-Graduate Scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming international visa student entering a master degree program. Applicants must submit their admission application and supporting documents by February 15 in order to be considered. The award is granted in March and the successful candidate will be notified at that time.
The student will be selected on the basis of academic excellence over the last two years of study, as well as financial need. Applicants are asked to provide a letter outlining their financial situation, including a budget listing all resources and expenses for the academic year. This award will help to cover two terms of international differential fees (up to a maximum value of $8,703.00).
Students who have full funding through King’s, an external scholarship, or from a third party, are not eligible for this scholarship. Awards are non-renewable and cannot be appealed. The award will be applied firstly to any fees that are owed. For more information, please contact Catherine Read in the Registrar’s Office.
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