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.

Moody College Scholarship Application Instructions

Scholarship Criteria

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.

Other Resources

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.


The Advertising Education Foundation of Houston

AEFH awards scholarships to college sophomores, juniors and seniors pursuing undergraduate or post graduate degrees in advertising, communications, interactive marketing, journalism, radio/TV, commercial art, public relations or related fields. Students attending colleges and universities located in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas, the four states in which AAF-District 10 is located, are eligible to apply. However, preference is given to students who indicate a desire to join the Houston communications or integrated marketing community after graduation. The deadline for 2022 scholarship applications is January 31st. More information.