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The form to apply for Student Publications scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year is below. The application deadline is extended to Friday, March 26.

Our scholarships are restricted to students currently working at Student Publications and committed to working at Student Publications during the full term of any scholarship awarded.

To qualify, you must be a current staff member of Talisman, College Heights Herald, Student Publications Advertising and/or Cherry Creative.

We have nine scholarships, housed in the College Heights Foundation, for which you may apply if you meet the qualifications for the scholarship. Those are:

  • Robert R. Adams Journalism Scholarship – $1,300 for 2021-22.
  • Bryan Leigh Amstrong Memorial Scholarship – $400 for 2021-22.
  • James D. Ausenbaugh Journalism Scholarship – $600 for 2021-22.
  • Don E. Collins Scholarship – $2,500 for 2021-22.
  • Miss Frances Richards Journalism Scholarship – $1,600 for 2021-11
  • Paul and Ellen Schuhmann Student Publications Scholarship – $6,000 for 2021-22.
  • Lowell L. and Opal F. Valentine Scholarship – $1,300 for 2021-22.
  • Elliott Wells Memorial Scholarship in Sports Journalism (new) – $400 for 2021-22.
  • David B. Whitaker Scholarship – $1,200 for 2021-22

In addition to the nine scholarships (some of which may be split into multiple awards), we also have the Red O’Donnell Award and Scholarship, in which the professional staff chooses the outstanding staffer at Student Publications who is returning for the coming academic year. There is no application.

All of these scholarships are funded by alumni and friends of WKU Student Publications.

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