Each year, the New York Women in Communications Foundation — a 501c3 — awards 15-20 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students who intend to p
ursue or further a career in communications.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. New York Women in Communications and its Foundation are committed to inclusion and diversity.
Scholarships are generally in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000, and $10,000. The distribution varies from year to year, but in 2011 we awarded $103,000 in scholarships to 18 students: Two graduating high school seniors, 11 undergraduates, and five graduate students. To learn more about the 2011 scholarship recipients, view the two videos below.
In addition to our general scholarships, we offer sponsored scholarships with specific qualifications. Most are funded by corporations or foundations that retain the right to impose qualifications, which may include, but are not limited to, a candidate’s declared major, area of study, or demonstrated skill; age or year of study and personal background.
The 2013 Scholarship Recipients are:
Julia Corbett, Meredith Scholarship
Amanda Kontor, Carlozzi Family Scholarship
Kendal Lambert, Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and internship
Vivian Nunez, Hearst Scholarship
Ann Panousopoulos, Interpublic Group (IPG) Scholarship and internship
Lauren Ryan, New York Women in Communications Alumna Award of Excellence
Brooke Sassman, Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour
Ashley Schwartz, Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and internship from Scholastic
Camden Weber, McGraw-Hill Companies Scholarship
Opal Vadhan, WE tv Scholarship
2013 Scholarship winners