School of Communication & Journalism


All Auburn students apply for scholarships through the Auburn University Scholarship Opportunity Manager site (AUSOM). You will be considered for every scholarship for which you qualify at the University, College and School level. 

AUSOM has many useful online features and benefits. Students can easily search, review requirements, apply and accept awards for available scholarship opportunities. Interested students apply for all institutional scholarships using this online application. Students are only required to complete the AUSOM application once each academic year. 

The Louise and Henry P. Johnston Scholarship

The Louise and Henry P. Johnston scholarship is awarded annually.  This scholarship of $500 was established to benefit students in journalism and communication. Scholarship is alternated each year between journalism and communications majors. Requirements include having completed at least 45 hours of course work and a grade point average of 2.8 or better. Students should be seriously considering embarking on a career in some aspect of journalism or communication.

Bette Chancey Keeter Memorial Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is open to students in all four majors of the School of Communication and Journalism (Communication, Journalism, Media Studies & Public Relations).  First presented in 2014, the Bette Chancey Keeter Memorial scholarship is awarded every four years to an incoming student and provides funding each year (for up to four years) that the student maintains a 2.5 GPA. 

The James W. Woodruff Jr. Endowment Fund for Scholarships in Communication

This endowment was established by the Board of Directors of the J.W. and E.I. Woodruff Foundation of Columbus, Ga., for the purpose of providing a scholarship for students in the Department of Communication and Journalism in honor of Mr. James W.  Woodruff’s memory.  The Woodruff Scholarship requires a 3.4 or higher GPA.  First preference goes to MDIA majors from the Chattahoochee  valley area, but all COMM, MDIA, or PRCM majors are encouraged to apply.  The scholarship is for $1,000.

Last Updated: March 08, 2018