CLASS - COM - Ben F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship in Journalism

Communication majors with an option in Journalism are eligible to apply for the Ben F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship. Students active in student clubs and organizations on campus are particularly encouraged to apply.

Recipients will be awarded $500. This is a one-time award; previous recipients of this award are not eligible.


  • Open to undergraduate students majoring in Communication, with an Option in Journalism
  • Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply
  • Cal Poly Pomona GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.0
  • Must be enrolled full-time during awarding period (enrollment must be established before the start of the awarding term)
  • Submit a current resume

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first, then proceed to search this scholarship in the Opportunities>>Recommended Tab and click on APPLY

2024-2025, CLASS - Communication, Open to International Students
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a current resume.