Scholarships

The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship is a new award open to first-generation, Emerald Eagle Students.
Established to provide support for Journalism graduate students at UNT.
The Roy Busby Endowed Scholarship was established by the Mayborn School of Journalism to honor Dr. Roy Busby, Regents Professor of Journalism.
The Roy Busby Endowed Scholarship was established by the Mayborn School of Journalism to honor Dr. Roy Busby, Regents Professor of Journalism.
This scholarship is open to journalism majors intending to enter print journalism in news editorial, advertising or photojournalism.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in the News Concentration in the Mayborn School of Journalism. Preference is given to undergraduate juniors and transfer students.
The Paula McKay Endowed Scholarship in Journalism is a scholarship established by Ted and Olga McKay, the parents of Paula McKay.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time juniors or seniors (with a declared major) in the Mayborn School of Journalism and demonstrate financial need, which will be determined by their FAFSA.
The scholarship is open to all news editorial and broadcast news students who have a minor or concentration, minor or second major in political science.
Nick and Anna Ricco, long-time UNT donors, created an ethics scholarship competition in 2011. It is open to all students in the 13 colleges and schools at the University of North Texas.
Nick and Anna Ricco, long-time UNT donors, created an ethics scholarship competition in 2011. It is open to all students in the 13 colleges and schools at the University of North Texas.
The Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism is pleased to award a number of $10,000 scholarships to qualified full-time Journalism graduate students each year. Students may apply twice, once in their first year and then again in the second year of study. This scholarship requires a separate application from the general scholarship application.
Applicants must be an undergraduate female journalism student with a keen appreciation and understanding of food, wine and the art of the table. Applicants must have a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.5 GPA in all academic major courses, must complete at least 12 hours of college courses prior to receiving the award and must be a resident of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma or New Mexico.
The Larry Provart Memorial Scholarship was established by friends of Larry Provart. Larry was a Dallas Morning News photographer and a photojournalism student at UNT.
The Kenneth May Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and family of Kenneth may.
Applicants must be full-time seniors or graduate students with a 3.0 GPA or higher and must be active in campus activities, pursuing course work leading to a career in public relations.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in the News Concentration in the Mayborn School of Journalism.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in the Mayborn School of Journalism.
Applicants must be incoming freshmen or community college transfer students from either a 42-county geographic region of East Texas or from Tarrant County. Applicants must enroll full-time and must be in financial need.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students with a 3.0 GPA or higher in the Mayborn School of Journalism at UNT.
Preference for this award is given to out-of-state students. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at UNT as a Journalism major and must maintain a 3.2 GPA.
As part of UNT’s 2014 We Care We Count campaign, the UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism Dean established three undergraduate $1,000 scholarships. Awards are given to first generation college students in their sophomore year or higher who meet certain requirements.
The Hallberg Foundation Scholarship is open to Journalism/TV/Film students transferring from Jarvis Christian College with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students in the School of Journalism.
The Edward Okpa Journalism Scholarship was established to support undergraduate students seeking their degree in journalism.
Applicants must be full-time strategic communications or public relations majors with at least 60 semester hours and a minimum 3.2 GPA.
Applicants must be full-time students in financial need with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the Mayborm School of Journalism with preference given to advertising majors and out-of-state students.
Up to three full scholarships of $5,000 each, or smaller partial scholarships may be awarded annually. To apply, you must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with major status in Print/Digital, Broadcast/Digital or Photo Journalism in the Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas, have completed at least 60 hours of coursework toward a degree at the time of application; have a minimum UNT GPA of 3.0; be a US citizen.
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students within Journalism.
The Charldean Newell Journalism Scholarship was established by Dr. Charldean Newell. Dr. Newell received a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1960, serving as editor of the UNT student newspaper and as associate editor of the annual. She returned to UNT to teach political science and public administration, and credited much of her career as a scholar and as a university administrator to the fact-finding skills she learned as a journalism.
The C.E. Shuford Scholarship was created to honor C.E. “Pops” Shuford, founder of the journalism program at UNT. Awarded to an outstanding sophomore student.
Eligible students must be enrolled as full-time undergraduate students with major status in the Advertising or PR and must be working in SWOOP. Applicants must have completed at least 60 hours of coursework toward a degree at the time of application and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher.
Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time junior or senior student in the Mayborn School of Journalism in the news editorial, broadcast news and public relations majors.
The Arab and Islamic Journalism Scholarship was established to support undergraduate students seeking their degree in journalism with an interest in Arab and Islamic cultures.