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 24th

LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship
Award: $2,000 (undergraduate), $3,250 (graduate)
Application Deadline: February 28th

Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship
Award: $2,000
Application Deadline: March 1st

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Scholarships
Award: 1,500 - $5,000
Application Deadline: March 31st 

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

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarships and Grants
Award: up to $10,000
Application Deadline: April 1st 

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 

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

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

The Erik Van Ness 2019 Scholarship Award for Broadcast Journalism
Award: $2,500
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

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

Biannual & Quarterly Deadlines