Scholarships and Awards


The College of Humanities and Sciences offers more than 100 scholarship opportunities to currently enrolled students annually. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. The application process opens early January and closes late February.

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Robertson School Scholarships

Of the scholarships and awards in the College of Humanities and Sciences database, the following are offered through the Robertson School and may be of particular interest to mass communications students. Many of them are supported by, or endowed in honor of, former members of our faculty or alums, in a tangible representation of their deep commitment to VCU and to mass communications as discipline.

Other Scholarships

Other scholarship opportunities are available through VCU and through certain professional organizations.


The Robertson School honors special students each year by bestowing the following awards.