Moody College of Communication Scholarship Application
The Moody College Scholarship Application is open each spring semester. The application is available to students who have been enrolled at UT Austin in the past year. All of the application-based scholarships that the Moody College awards to incoming freshmen are awarded through UT's freshman scholarship process.
The Moody College Scholarship Application for Fall 2021/Spring 2022 is has closed. Scholarship recipients will be notified in June.
Summer scholarships: The Moody College offers scholarships that may be used for summer internships or projects. Full details are available on this webpage.
Jesse H. Jones Fellowships
The Moody College of Communication annually awards the Jesse H. Jones Endowed Centennial Fellowships to graduate students who possess exceptional ability in advertising, communication sciences and disorders, journalism, radio-television-film, or communication studies. The fellowships are awarded each Spring for the following academic year. The fellowships are open to masters or doctoral students who are enrolled in a Moody College graduate program at the time of application, or were enrolled in a Moody College graduate program during the prior long semester; applicants must be seeking funding for the second or subsequent year of their programs. Preference is given to candidates with a strong, interdisciplinary track record. Click here for more details.
Students should contact their graduate program coordinator for more information.
Wofford Denius Music Industry Internship Grants Program
The Wofford Denius Music Industry Internship Grants Program is a special program that grants financial assistance to Moody College of Communication students pursuing summer internships in the music industry in Los Angeles, New York City and Nashville.
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
The Undergraduate Research Fellowship program provides support for specific scholarly research projects conducted by full-time UT undergraduate students enrolled in any department. These fellowships are intended to cover costs associated with academic research projects proposed and written by student applicants and undertaken with the supervision of a university tenured or tenure-track faculty member, lecturer, senior lecturer or full-time research scientist/engineer. Some restrictions apply. See current application for more information.
External Scholarship Opportunities
These are scholarships offered to communication majors from organizations outside of The University of Texas at Austin. This is not a comprehensive list.
Headliners Foundation Scholarships
Headliners Foundation Scholarship applications for the 2021-22 academic year are now being accepted. The deadline to apply has been extended until Monday, April 19th.
The Headliners Foundation, associated with the Headliners Club in Austin, has been awarding scholarships to outstanding students interested in journalism for more than 30 years.
Bess W. Scott Scribes Scholarship
The Bess W. Scott Scribes Scholarship is awarded annually to a non-traditional student seeking education or career advancement through academic study in fields related to journalism and writing. Strong preference will be given to applicants with 10-15 years of professional work experience in journalism, nonfiction writing or a related field. The application deadline has been extended to April 19