THE NYWICI SCHOLARSHIPS
New York Women in Communications awards scholarships each year as part of our mission to empower women in the communications field. Most 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.
For details, see the list below. We’ll be adding more information as it becomes available, so check back!
The Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship
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. Applicants must be at least a rising junior.
The Beth-Ellen Keyes Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded in the spirit of Beth-Ellen, who was deeply involved in the organization’s MATRIX, scholarship, and mentorship programs. The recipient will be a rising sophomore, junior or senior who plans to work within or provide communications services to nonprofit organizations. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to this sector through current and past activities, preferably in leadership roles.
The Bloomberg Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student interested in media, tech, and/or finance, in good standing with college/university, ethnically diverse (African American/Hispanic), rising junior or senior, with interest in interning at Bloomberg.
The Esperanza Scholarship
Awarded to a student of Hispanic heritage pursuing the dream of a career in communications. The Esperanza award is funded by former recipient, Daisy Exposito-Ulla, and her firm dexpósito & Partners.
The Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and Internship
Awarded to an ethnically diverse student who is a rising junior/senior/grad student, and has demonstrated an interest in a career in communications. Candidates must be able to fulfill a paid summer internship in New York City. 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 Worldgroup, R/GA, FCB, Deutsch, Weber Shandwick, Golin and Momentum. Two scholarships awarded.
The Kaplow Scholarship
Awarded to an ethnically diverse student interested in communications and media relations and is a rising sophomore/junior/senior in college.
The Lowe’s Scholarship
Awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career in marketing and/or retail.
Awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career in media + advertising. It is funded in celebration of the women of NBC Universal.
The Alumna Scholarship
Awarded to a previous scholarship winner who has demonstrated academic excellence and strong activity with NYWICI.
At this point, we do not know whether any included internships will be in-person or virtual.
Recipients are chosen by the New York Women in Communications Scholarship Committee based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community-service activities, honors and other awards or recognition, work experience, and statement of goals and aspirations. Need and unusual personal and/or family circumstances are also considered.
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