School of Media & Strategic Communications

Scholarships and Financial Aid


SMSC and ITLE Scholarship Information

Freshmen:

Through the support of our generous donors, SMSC is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen pursuing Multimedia Journalism, Sports Media or Strategic Communications.  

The Bill and Beth Patterson Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman student from the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area.  

To Apply:  Freshman students are automatically considered for our scholarships when they apply to OSU.  No additional application is necessary!  Apply to OSU by November 1  to be considered for the “Early Opportunity Scholarship Deadline.” The final OSU scholarship deadline is February 1.  ** THIS SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN AWARDED FOR 2018-19.

Fund Disbursement:  Students receiving scholarships are invited to the SMSC awards banquet held in April.  Scholarship funds are disbursed half for the fall and the other half for the spring semesters. Scholarship amounts are contingent upon funds and are decided at the beginning of the spring semester.


Continuing Students:

SMSC Scholarships

SMSC awards a wide variety of scholarships for continuing students through the support of our generous donors. Our various scholarship accounts are listed below:

AdClub Scholarship: Member of AdClub, 3.0 GPA

Alpha Epsilon Rho—Broadcasting Society (fall only scholarship): Member of Alpha Epsilon Rho, 2.75 overall GPA; 3.0 in major

Bailey/Hathoot/Edwards Families Scholarship: All SMSC majors, 3.0 GPA

Bill and Nita Connors Scholarship in Sports Journalism: Sports Media News majors, 3.0 GPA

Bill Teegins Memorial Scholarship: Multimedia Journalism and Sports Media-MMJ majors planning a career in sports, 3.0 GPA

Chester Gould Scholarship: Daily O’Collegian staff member demonstrating creativity through cartooning, graphics & layout 3.0 GPA

Elmer Woodson Memorial Scholarship: All SMSC majors, 3.0 GPA

Eric Bost Memorial Scholarship: Daily O’Collegian staff member, 3.0 GPA

Hal Phillips Memorial Scholarship: Multimedia Journalism and Sports Media-MMJ majors, 3.0 GPA

James Eldon Cates Scholarship: Junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA

Lisa John Scholarship: Multimedia Journalism and Sports Media-MMJ majors 3.0 GPA

Michael R. Dixon Scholarship: SMSC major preferably from the Duncan, OK area, 3.0 GPA

Paul Miller Memorial Scholarship: Multimedia Journalism-News and Sports Media MMJ-News, 3.0 GPA

Rives Journalism Scholarship: Daily O’Collegian staff member, 3.0 GPA

Sam Love Memorial Scholarship: Multimedia Journalism-News and Sports Media (MMJ-News), 3.0 GPA

Synar Journalism Scholarship: Sports Media (SC and MMJ-Production), Strategic Communications and MMJ-Production, 3.0 GPA

Walker Stone Memorial Scholarship: Students pursuing newspaper careers, 3.0 GPA

ITLE Scholarships
The Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ITLE) at OSU awards three scholarships for continuing students pursuing degrees in Multimedia, Sports Media and Telecommunications Management.  The Robert G. Elston Scholarship is a $2,000 award.  The J. O. Grantham Scholarship is a $1,000 award. The Dan Ozley Scholarship is a $1,000 award.

To Apply:  There is ONE electronic scholarship application students fill out to be considered for all SMSC and ITLE accounts. The electronic application will be available at media.okstate.edu December 5. Deadline will be February 1.

Fund Disbursement: Scholarships are awarded late March.  Students receiving scholarships are invited to the SMSC awards banquet held in April.  Scholarship funds are disbursed half for the fall and the other half for the spring semesters. Scholarship amounts are contingent upon funds and are decided at the beginning of the spring semester.

Graduate Students:

Through the support of our generous donors, SMSC is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for graduate students.

The Kendall Durfey Scholarship and the Synar Scholarship.

To Apply:  Electronic scholarship application will be available at media.okstate.edu on December 5.  Deadline will be February 1.

Fund Disbursement: Scholarships are awarded late March/early April. Students receiving scholarships are invited to the SMSC awards banquet held in April.  Scholarship funds are disbursed half for the fall and the other half for the spring semesters. Scholarship amounts are contingent upon funds and are decided at the beginning of the spring semester.  

 

To fill out and submit this application, click here.

 


Questions? Contact Mary Daniels at m.daniels@okstate.edu