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

Communication majors with an option in Journalism are eligible for the Ben F. Thompson Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must have a minimum Cal Poly Pomona GPA of 3.0 and have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Recipients will be awarded $500. This is a one-time award; previous recipients of this award are not eligible.

• Must be a Communications major with an Option in Journalism
• Cumulative GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.0
• Must be enrolled full-time at the time of disbursement
• Open to all undergraduate students
• U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency not required

Note: Finalists may be interviewed by the Communication Department’s Student Scholarships Committee.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a current resume.
  2. Please upload an essay of no more than 300 words that addresses: a) your reason why you are applying for this scholarship, b) your career and educational goals, and c) your commitment to community service.