BRENNA ILANA BERGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($30,000) Application Open from March 1 through March 15
A generous contribution has been made by Robert E., Esther S., and Melany W. Berger to establish a scholarship in Brenna Ilana Berger’s memory and honor.
DESCRIPTION: This generous award has been created by Robert E., Esther S., and Melany W. Berger to establish a scholarship in memory of and, to honor, their beloved daughter and sister Brenna Ilana Berger. This scholarship is designed for and will be awarded to students majoring in Communication at the University of Arizona. Students must possess the required eligibility and criteria agreed upon by the Berger Family and the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS). This scholarship is renewable but the student holding the scholarship must apply annually and continue to meet the requirements and eligibility criteria. All applicants will be required to apply for this scholarship through the Scholarship Universe portal.
The donors’ intention is that the scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male student. The scholarship is designated for undergraduate students who may be experiencing financial, personal and/or physical hardships and therefore may be at risk of delaying and/or forfeiting their UA education. Students will prepare a one page essay on these hardships and/or obstacles they have overcome while in pursuit of their higher education endeavors.
Eligibility requirements for applying:
- Must be an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona majoring in Communication
- Applicants must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year at the University of Arizona
- Must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA
- Must carry at least 12 units per EACH semester
- Applicants must not be traveling abroad during the year they receive funding
- Qualified applicants may have a difficult financial, personal or physical hardships but through these they have demonstrated persistence and determination in their academic pursuits
To apply for this on Scholarship Universe, click here: https://scholarshipuniverse.arizona.edu/suha/Scholarships/Details/6540
MARCY FINERMAN LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP (Varies per year/minimum $1,000) Application Open from March 1 through March 15
A generous contribution has been made the donor through the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, to establish a scholarship in Marcy Finerman-Lewis’s memory and honor.
DESCRIPTION: The Marcy Finerman-Lewis Scholarship supports an undergraduate student majoring in Communication at the University of Arizona. Required GPA of 3.0 available to undergraduates students currently registered for a minimum of 12 units and who demonstrate financial need.
To apply for this on Scholarship Universe, click here: https://scholarshipuniverse.arizona.edu/suha/Scholarships/Details/6541
DAVID A. WILLIAMS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (Varies per year/minimum $500) Application Open from March 1 through March 15
A generous contribution has been made to establish a scholarship in honor of Communication Professor Emeritus, David A. Williams.
DESCRIPTION: The David A. Williams Undergraduate Scholarship in Communication supports undergraduate students majoring in Communication who are entering their senior year, who demonstrate particular ability or dedication to their studies. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need. All scholarships shall be granted and approved on a yearly basis. The scholarship will be used during the senior year.
To apply for this on Scholarship Universe, click here: https://scholarshipuniverse.arizona.edu/suha/Scholarships/Details/6564
KATHRYN ANNE GOVERNAL AWARD FOR PERSEVERANCE ($200) Nominations accepted TBA
DESCRIPTION: This scholarship award is very unique in that it is awarded to those who demonstrate the most ability to persevere AND graduate while overcoming personal, economic, physical, emotional and/or educational obstacles throughout their UA career. This award is NOT based on GPA.
Eligibility requirements for applying:
- Must be a Communication major
- Must be a graduating senior and walking in convocation in Spring semester
Click here for scholarship details.