The Department of Communication offers a variety of scholarships and awards.
Application procedures will be announced via email and social media.
The Department of Communication's 2015 -16 Award Recipients
Selected by the Department of Communication faculty. Awarded to a senior and is based on scholarship, involvement, and service. Student must have a 3.00 GPA. There is no application for this award.
Outstanding Communication Major
Northern Appalachian Storytelling Scholarship
Candidates apply. Selected by the Department of Communication faculty. Awarded to a Mass Communication or Organizational Communication major who is in his/her first year at Mansfield University, who has a background in the performing arts and shows financial need. Up to $1000 available. Application available.
A. Vernon Lapps Scholarship
of Communication faculty and a Mansfield University alum review and select the recipient. Students must have 45 credits
or more, 2.5 overall GPA, with a proven interest in pursuing a career in
video, television, social media or digital production. Student will submit a
5-minute (minimum) video portfolio of original television/digital video content
highlighting the student's individual craft (i.e.: editing, producing,
motion graphic design, on-camera talent, etc.) OR a digital portfolio
detailing an original launch of an innovative social outreach in social media
or work in communication technology. Application available.
Arlyne M. Garrity Scholarship
Selected by the Department of Communication faculty. Awarded to a student who has earned at least 32 credits and possesses a 2.8 GPA. Must be involved in department activities and organizations. Preference given to students who embody the attitude of Arlyne Garrity - positive, uplifting, and a role model for other students. There is no application for this award.
The Michael Leiboff Memorial Scholarship