ULM also offers a variety of scholarship opportunities, several specifically for students studying in the field of communication:
Established by the parents of Peter Beckish in memory of their son, a former ULM student. The Peter Beckish Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore student in journalism.
Established by U.S. Senator Breaux for a Louisiana resident majoring in public relations. Awarded for one year only while the recipient is enrolled in an internship program. Apply to the Department of Communication.
The recipient will be a student entering the first year in Criminal Justice, Public Relations or Teacher Education. Priorities will be given to graduates of Ouachita Parish. Must have earned at least a 20 on the ACT.
Established in memory of Dr. Al Hollister’s wife by friends. The recipient must be an incoming freshman from a high school of northeast Louisiana (Alexandria and above), majoring in Mass Communications with an interest in radio, TV or film.
A one-semester scholarship awarded to a beginning freshman in journalism who has a 3.0 GPA, was involved in journalism in high school, and furnishes a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher.
For complete ULM scholarship information, see ulm.edu/scholarships.