College of Arts & Communication

The following scholarships are available to students in the College of Arts & CommunicationsPlease note that a link to an external website does not constitute an endorsement by William Paterson University. We encourage you to carefully read through all instructions before providing information to an external scholarship website. You should never be asked to provide confidential information such as a Social Security Number, or be asked to pay for a scholarship service.

This list is organized according to application period, with January deadlines at the top. Biannual and quarterly deadlines are listed at the bottom. While some deadlines may have passed, most scholarships renew annually. 

Annual Deadlines (January - December)

The New York Women in Communications Inc. (NYWICI) Scholarship Program
Award: $2,500 - $10,000
Application Deadline: January 28th

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships
Award: 1,500 - $5,000
Application Deadline: February 15

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship
Award: $2,000 - $3,250
Application Deadline: February 28th

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF)
Award: $1,000 - $5,000
Application Deadline: March 1st 

Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship
Award: $10,000
Application Deadline: March 1st

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarships and Grants
Award: up to $10,000
Application Deadline: April 15th 

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship
Award: $3,000
Application Deadline: April 20th

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship
Award: $3,000
Application Deadline: April 20th

Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Scholarships and Grants
Award: $300 - $2,500
Application Deadline: April 30th

New Jersey Broadcasters Association Scholarship Awards
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 10th
Note: There are six $1,000 scholarships available. All six applications are attached to the link above, but to be considered for each scholarship, a separate application must be completed. 

Indy Displays Graphic Arts Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Application Deadline: July 1st

Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Scholarship
Award: $500 - $2,000
Application Deadline: August 31st
Applicants must be members of NAJA.

Consordini Instrumental Musician Scholarship Program
Award: $1,500 plus a writer position at
Application Deadline: October 31st

The Erik Van Ness 2018 Scholarship Award for Broadcast Journalism
Award: $2,500
Application Deadline: December 1, 2018

The Most Promising Logo Design Scholarship
Award: $1,500
Application Deadline: December 31st

Biannual & Quarterly Deadlines