Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, thousands of dollars in scholarship money is available to help qualified journalism students pursue their education and their careers. Each scholarship is unique.

Journalism students, take a moment to consider applying for some of these prestigious awards. Click on the scholarship descriptions for more details. You may apply for up to three scholarships.

Applications due 4/6/2020.

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The Robert and Rhoda Amon Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to an outstanding junior or senior journalism major with an excellent academic record, demonstrable writing and reporting skills, a strong commitment to a career in journalism and who can demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University.
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The Catherine M. Ayscue Endowed Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply The Catherine M. Ayscue Endowed Memorial Scholarship recognizes and provides financial assistance to a student from the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. The scholarship honors Catherine M. Ayscue, a prolific writer and lover of the arts. Read more.

The Harvey Aronson and Irene Virag Scholarship for Narrative Journalism - Click here to apply Awarded to a junior or senior who is a journalism major or minor, who demonstrates exceptional talent, dedication, and promise, and who excels in writing long-form narrative journalism. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. Graduating seniors also are eligible for this award. Read more.

The Carol Chernow Memorial Scholarship  - Click here to apply Awarded to an outstanding junior or senior journalism major who has demonstrated excellence in telling stories through the written word, who exhibits high potential as a professional journalist and writer, and who has demonstrated financial need. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. Read more.

The Daniel Conway Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to a full-time journalism major who has a distinguished record in audio and/or broadcast journalism. Read more.

The Matthew T. Crosson Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to a full-time junior or senior journalism major who has demonstrated a desire to pursue a career in journalism with a significant interest in public affairs and advancing public discourse. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. The recipient will also have the opportunity to intern at Newsday or News 12 Long Island and Newsday.com or participate in a special rotating internship at all three news outlets. Read more.

The George L. DeWan Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to an outstanding full-time journalism major or minor who demonstrates critical thinking, outstanding narrative writing ability and a commitment to social justice as reflected in his/her journalistic work, and/or an ability to make complex issues accessible to all audiences. This scholarship is for a rising sophomore or junior and preference will be given to journalism majors. Read more.

The Herman Klurfeld Memorial Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to an outstanding junior journalism major who best represents the goals and mission of the School of Journalism and who demonstrates significant potential to succeed as a professional journalist. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. Read more.

The Marcy McGinnis Scholarship for Broadcast Journalism - Click here to apply Awarded to a junior or senior journalism major or minor who excels in broadcast journalism, has an excellent academic record and demonstrates exceptional talent, dedication and promise. The winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. Read more.

The Paul A. Schreiber Scholarship - Click here to apply Awarded to an outstanding student journalist who best demonstrates the objective of the School of Journalism in her or his body of work. The scholarship winner will receive an award toward tuition at Stony Brook University. Read more.

The Martin Buskin Awards for Campus Journalism –  These awards, named in honor of the late education editor of Newsday and adjunct professor of journalism at Stony Brook, honor outstanding efforts of student journalists at Stony Brook and are presented annually to student journalists whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence through leadership in campus journalism, outstanding work and/or impact on the Stony Brook community. Read more.