College of Arts & Sciences Media & Journalism


The Department of Media & Journalism at USD is proud to offer several scholarships for those students who qualify.

Berggren-Stewart Scholarship

In memory of Barbara Berggren-Stewart, an endowed scholarship has been established within the University of South Dakota Foundation by Robert Stewart, to be used primarily for the benefit of students enrolled in the Media & Journalism Department with a Journalism specialization.

Norma Lewis Brown Scholarship

This scholarship is for Media & Journalism students with a preference for those students in journalism or journalistic arts. First preference is given to women students.

Jim Burt Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Jim Burt, an endowed scholarship fund has been established within the University of South Dakota Foundation to be used for the benefit of undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Department of Media & Journalism at USD.

Joseph Floyd Memorial Scholarship

This endowed fund was established in 1992 by the family and friends of Joe. L. Floyd, as a memorial to Mr. Floyd. Recipients should have expressed an interest in a career in the field of broadcasting.

Paul Friggens Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to Media & Journalism students who are involved in extra-curricular activities and who demonstrate leadership qualities and resourcefulness.

E.G. Trotzig Memorial Scholarship

Recipients of this scholarship will clearly demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for university activities in the area of advertising and public relations (such as American Advertising Federation or PRSSA), and indicate the field of Advertising/PR as a career choice.

Publication Board Scholarship

This supports full-time students interested in journalism and active on The Volante, the student newspaper at USD. With the exception of those receiving Neuharth Scholarships, any undergraduate student, regardless of major, who has served on The Volante staff for at least one semester is eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Al Neuharth Excellence in Journalism Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors who will work on the student newspaper, The Volante, and are talented in print journalism.

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