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, and scholarships. Graduate employment opportunities are available only in Eugene.
SOJC Awards Each Year
Scholarships for Multimedia Journalism Master’s Students
These scholarships are available to Multimedia Journalism Master’s students. Read the descriptions carefully and reach out to Amy Boutell, our graduate student services manager, if you have any questions.
Anderson Family Graduate Fellowship Fund
This fund provides fellowship awards to one or more graduate students in the SOJC. The awards may be used to assist students with all expenses related to attending the university, such as tuition, fees, books, room and board stipends, travel, research, miscellaneous materials, and supplies.
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:
- Current resumé or curriculum vitae
- 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
If you have questions about your eligibility or the application process for scholarships or other graduate funding, please contact our graduate student services manager.