Father James Whalen Endowed Scholarship for Communication and Journalism

The Father James Whalen Endowed Scholarship is named for the late Father James Whalen, long-time faculty member and department chair, who specialized in teaching Media Ethics. This scholarship is given on the basis of academic merit, commitment to community service and career-related activities, and the promise of success in a communication career. 

This $2,000 scholarship is only for an incoming, first-year student from high school who plans to be a Department of Communication and Journalism major at the University of St. Thomas. 

The scholarship recipient must enroll in COJO 111 during fall semester 2019.   

The student who receives this scholarship is eligible to apply to receive this $2,000 scholarship for three additional years if they declare a COJO major and remain a student in good standing. 

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Important Dates:

January 15, 2019
Deadline to apply for admission to the university and remain a candidate for this scholarship.

March 7, 2019
Deadline for online scholarship application. Late applications are not accepted.

April 2019
Announcement of scholarship recipient.

May 1, 2019
Deadline for acceptance of all scholarships.

For more information:

Dr. Debra Petersen
Associate Professor
Department of Communication and Journalism
University of St. Thomas
(651) 962-5828