School of Communication Scholarships

A number of scholarship opportunities are available for returning students in the School of Communication:

How to apply

  • The deadline to apply for School of Communication scholarships is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022.
    • You have been admitted to the School of Communication
    • 3.70 minimum G.P.A. (overall, not just in our majors)
    • Complete the online application form linked below.
    • As part of your application, you will need to submit:
      • An updated resume
      • A brief summary of your achievements (no less than 250-words) that explains why you deserve to receive a School of Communication Scholarship Award. Your summary should include a discussion of your academic achievements related to communication as well as any campus and community involvement.
    For questions about scholarships, contact Dr. Amber Ferris at or 330-972-7606.

    School of Communication at The University of Akron


    Kolbe Hall 108
    The University of Akron
    Akron, OH 44325-1003
    Phone: 330-972-7600
    Fax: 330-972-8045

    Office hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Summer: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Graduate Coordinator
    Dr. Amber Ferris
    Kolbe Hall 110K
    Phone: 330-972-7606

    Internship Coordinator
    Christopher Keppler 
    Kolbe Hall 323
    Phone: 330-972-7821