College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Communication Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies to:

Main Building (MB)
Room 2.312
(210) 458-5990
Undergraduate Scholarships
Graduate Scholarships

David Bowen Memorial Endowment For Study In Europe - Spring 2018

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate
    • COLFA Major
    • Register with the Office of International Programs
    • Travel experience must be at least two weeks in duration
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Dean’s Circle Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in any one of the disciplines in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member).
  • Go to Appplication →

Ernest And Aimee Bromley Endowed Presidential Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in a liberal arts discipline within COLFA. Current liberal arts undergraduate majors in COLFA are: American studies, anthropology, communication, English, French, German, history, humanities, philosophy, classical studies, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and Spanish. *Art and art history and music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    •  Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Application Requirements

    Completed application, brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after your graduation, and a letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university and incoming freshman may use a high school faculty member).

The GEV Scholarship for COLFA Semester in Urbino, Italy

  • Award: $1,000

  • Eligibility

    • Must be a student actively pursuing a degree with a declared major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
    • Student must register with the Office of International Programs/Study Abroad program
    • The award will be applied toward the costs associated with the student’s participation in a European educational travel experience, as approved by the Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
    • Selection of the recipient(s) will be made by an officially recognized committee of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
  • Application Requirements

    • The COLFA Semester Abroad, Urbino, Italy application
    • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs/Study Abroad Program
    • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
    • Brief essay answering application questions
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member
    • Completed Budget Section of Application
  • Go to Appplication →

Hewitt Family Annual Scholarship in COLFA

  • Award: $1,500

  • Eligibility

    This is a late award for the current 2017-18 Academic year

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
    • Must be enrolled full-time status (minimum of 12 semester credit hours for undergraduates and 9 semester credit hours for graduate students)
    • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and must demonstrate leadership capabilities in their school and community through volunteer efforts
  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay
    • Letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty members (transfer students may use faculty from previously attended college or university)
  • Go to Appplication →

John S. Jockusch Endowed Scholarship In The Liberal Arts

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared major in a liberal arts discipline within COLFA. Current liberal arts undergraduate majors in COLFA are:
      • American Studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical Studies
      • Geography
      • Political Science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish
    • Must have and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and award year
    • Be enrolled full time, 12 hours (undergraduate) or 9 hours (graduate), during the year in which the award is received.

     *Art and art history and music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed application
    • Brief essay about why you have chosen your major and your plans after graduation 
    • A letter of recommendation from a UTSA faculty member (newly admitted graduate students can provide a letter from a faculty member at a previously attended college)
  • Go to Appplication →

Kenneth Alan Hovey Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    • Major in Humanities, Philosophy & Classics, or English
    • Completed at least 60 hours (undergraduate)
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours undergraduate and 9 hours graduate)
    • 3.0 GPA (undergraduate) and 3.5 GPA (graduate)
  • Application Requirements

    • Online Application
    • Must demonstrate strong writing skills in two-page writing sample (topic varies each year)
  • Go to Appplication →

Mary Pat & Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    Mary Pat and Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies in Music and the Sciences

    Undergraduate students who have a declared major in one of the following disciplines:

    • all disciplines in the College of Engineering
    • all disciplines in the College of Sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Other social and behavioral science disciplines


    with one of the majors above you must also have a declared minor in Music or Creative Writing. You may also have an arts major with a minor in one of the disciplines listed above.
    Graduate students may have research focus that involves science and art disciplines.
     

  • Application Requirements

    • Completed online application form.
    • Brief essay (no less than 200 words) explaining the importance of music or creative writing in your intellectual and personal life. For graduate students, the essay should include an explanation of your research areas of focus. Please attach the essay to this application with name and Banner ID stated at the top.
  • Go to Appplication →

The San Antonio Express-News Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Enrolled on a full-time basis (12 hours) and pursuing a degree in Communication.
    • Interest in purusing a career in print journalism
    • Completed at least 60 credit hours
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Preference will be given to underrepresented groups among equally qualified applicants
    • Resident of Bexar County, Texas or other counties in the South Texas region
  • Application Requirements

SMPS Striving for Excellence in Communication Scholarship

  • Award: Amount and number of awards dependent upon donor funding

  • Eligibility

    • Major in Communication
    • Enrolled full-time Undergraduate (12 hrs) and Graduate (9 hrs)
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Must be an official member of the UTSA chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services
    • Preference given to applicants with an interest in pursuing a profession in Marketing, Communication, PR, Sales or Business Development
  • Application Requirements

William V. Mastoris Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate, pursuing a degree in humanities* at UTSA
      • American studies
      • Anthropology
      • Communication
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • History
      • Humanities
      • Philosophy
      • Classical studies
      • Geography
      • Political science
      • Psychology
      • Sociology
      • Spanish 
    • Resident of Bexar County, Texas
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours)
    • Top 50% of their high school graduation class and 2.5 GPA
    • 2.5 GPA in current university course work

    *Art, Art history, and Music majors are not eligible for this scholarship.

  • Application Requirements

    • Complete application
    • Proof of high school graduation rank
  • Go to Appplication →

Yolanda M. And Robert J. Crittenden Endowed Scholarship In Communication

  • Award: Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions

  • Eligibility

    • Undergraduate Communication major
    • Completed 60 credit hours
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours)
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Graduate of High School from one of the following counties: Atascosa, Bexar, Dimmit, Goliad, Gonzales, Karnes, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, and Zavala
  • Application Requirements

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