Journalism Master’s Program Scholarships and Funding

A graduate degree is one of the most important investments you can make. The SOJC and the UO offer a variety of ways to help students offset tuition and costs, including federal financial aid, the G.I. Bill, graduate employment appointments, and scholarships.

$500,000

SOJC Awards Each Year

$24,060

Approximate Resident Costs

$35,465

Approximate Nonresident Costs


Graduate Employment in Eugene

If you’re a SOJC master’s student located in Eugene, you may be eligible for a graduate employment (GE) position to help fund your degree work. In addition to GE positions, the university offers additional awards and fellowships and travel awards.


Scholarships for Journalism Master’s Students

These scholarships are available to Journalism Master’s students.  Read the descriptions carefully and reach out to Amy Boutell, our graduate student services manager, if you have any questions. 

The Anderson Family Graduate Fellowship Fund
This scholarship provides scholarship support for up to two graduate students pursuing studies in journalistic writing.

Criteria: Preference is given to students specializing in the study of the professional ethics of journalism.        

How to apply: Use the online application form to submit a current CV, a one-page statement explaining how your work addresses journalism ethics, and the names of two to three faculty members who can speak about your suitability for this award. 

Deadline: May 3, 2019            

The Charles and Eiko Politz Fund for a Graduate Scholarship in Journalistic Writing
This scholarship provides scholarship support for up to two graduate students pursuing studies in journalistic writing.

Criteria: The recipient(s) of this scholarship must be graduate students in the SOJC who are pursuing studies in journalistic writing.

How to apply: Submit the following via the online application:

  1. Current resumé or curriculum vitae
  2. Two writing samples:
    • Short piece (500–750 words) on current news
    • Feature story (750–2,500 words), such as a human-interest, profile, seasonal-theme, or behind-the-scenes article

Deadline: March 1, 2019


Questions?

If you have questions about your eligibility or the application process for scholarships or other graduate funding, please contact our graduate student services manager.