The Foundation awards 15-20 scholarships each year, generally in the amount of $2,500, $5,000 or $10,000 each. Several are named, or sponsored, awards supported by corporations or foundations that retain the right to impose certain criteria that may include, but not be limited to, a declared major, internship availability, year in school, personal background, etc.
For more details, see the list below.
Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship
New in 2015, this scholarship supports the study of sports media communications or management and is intended for those hoping to pursue a career in sports broadcasting, reporting, programming or production. It includes an internship with CBS Radio Sports Network. Applicants must be at least a rising junior.
Carlozzi Family Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated accomplishment as a writer.
Awarded to a student of Hispanic heritage pursuing the dream of a career in communications.
Awarded to a college sophomore, junior, or senior with a demonstrated commitment to a career in magazines (editorial or ad sales) or digital media.
Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and internship
Awarded to an ethnically diverse student who is currently a college junior and who has demonstrated an interest in a career in advertising or public relations. Candidates must be able to fulfill a paid internship in New York City during summer 2015. IPG is the holding company for a large number of firms focused on communications. Some of the most well known advertising and PR brands include McCann Erickson, Draftfcb, Deutsch, Gotham, Weber Shandwick, and GolinHarris. Two scholarships awarded.
Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and internship from Scholastic
Awarded to a student interested in communications and media relations who is able to fulfill a paid internship at the company’s New York City headquarters during summer 2015..
Meredith Corporation Scholarship
Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in publishing (print, digital and /or marketing) and who has completed the sophomore year in college. Includes a summer internship in the Communications Department working on corporate and editorial CSR programs for college credit.
New York Women in Communications Alumna Award of Excellence
Awarded to a previous scholarship winner who is dedicated to strengthening NYWICI and has shown outstanding growth as a student since she first became a recipient. This scholarship is supported by the fund-raising efforts of previous scholarship winners.
The Roz Relin Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor a true pioneer in the field of communications. Throughout her storied career which began in advertising, Roz blazed the trail for young women. Effervescent, courageous and innovative, she shared her professional wisdom mentoring women of all ages and every discipline of communications. Her spirit lives on through New York Women in Communications, Inc., an organization to which she gave so much. Today, years after her passing, there are members who attribute their success to the generous and kind mentorship Roz provided. A woman who truly changed the organization and field of communications. The first ever Roz Relin Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating excellence in communications studies and enthusiasm and commitment to the field.
Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour
Awarded to a college student who has had some experience in writing, reporting, or design and who has a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism or publishing. Includes an opportunity to visit the magazine and spend a week with the editorial team.