USF Zimmerman School 2020 Scholarship Awards
The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications is honored to announce the recipients of over $100,000 in scholarships. Congratulations to our hard-working students. We hope these scholarships help you pursue your dreams and recognize your dedication to achieving your goals.
Adele Tyre Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for an undergraduate multimedia journalism and production student who wishes to become a broadcast or print journalist. GPA must be equal to or higher than 3.0 or B. The scholarship is provided by the family of Adele Tyre in memory of the first Black female television reporter in the Tampa Bay area.
Advertising Endowed Scholarship
These scholarships are designated for graduate students who are pursuing advertising.
Graciela Bartoli Toro
John and Jerry Wing Alexander Endowed Scholarship
These scholarships are designated for students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are majoring in Mass Communications demonstrating superior academic performance.
Marina Cardoso do Nascimento
Angela Cordoba Perez
Thomaz Geo Duffles Musman
Gary K. Bernstein Memorial Scholarship in Photography
This scholarship is designated for full- or part-time students mass communications majors, specifically to provide support for student photographers.
Bright House Networks Fund for Excellence
These scholarships are designated for full- or part-time students majoring in mass
Mariangelica Garcia Bello
John Cassato Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for an undergraduate public relations student. The scholarship is awarded each fall semester by the Tampa Bay chapter of the Public Relations Society of America in memory of John Cassato, a former public affairs officer of the Jim Walter Corporation. This scholarship requires a 3.0 overall GPA.
Deanne Dewey Roberts Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, currently enrolled Mass Communications undergraduate student in Public Relations in the College of Arts and Sciences on the Tampa Campus.
Donald G. Bishop Scholarship
This scholarship is for a mass communications undergraduate or graduate student.
Garner Rose O'Brien Halderman Scholarship
These scholarships are designated for undergraduate multimedia journalism and production students who wish to become print or online journalists. The scholarships are provided by the Garner, Rose, O’Brien and Halderman families.
Walter E. Griscti Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for undergraduate public relations students. The scholarships are awarded each spring semester by the Tampa Bay chapter of the Public Relations Society of America in memory of USF professor emeritus Walter E. Griscti, APR.
Jim Liguori Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is to provide an annual award to a student of high academic standing who demonstrates a strong capacity for leadership.
Kerry Sanders NBC News Fellowship
This scholarship is merit-based. Criteria for the award include: Be enrolled full-time at the Tampa Campus as a degree seeking undergraduate student in Mass Communications. GPA must be equal to or higher than 3.0 or B. Preference will be given to a senior who is participating in an unpaid practicum or internship at WFLA.
Cammie Lyn Krusoe Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of a 2004 graduate who passed away in 2007.
Michael B. Manning Scholarship
This is a scholarship to a full-time student in the College of Arts & Sciences on the Tampa campus in the Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications. This student will be a currently enrolled undergraduate in the Public Relations sequence or currently enrolled graduate in the Strategic Communication sequence. Preferred awardee should have an immediate family member (parents, siblings, children) in any branch of the military, active or retired.
Mass Communication Scholarship
Robert L. Hudson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for full or part-time, undergraduate News Editorial majors within the School of Mass Communications in the College of Arts & Sciences on the Tampa campus. Excellent records of academic achievement required. First preference in the selection process will be given to those students with a career interest in newspaper.
Tampa Bay Times Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for an undergraduate majoring in the News-Editorial sequence. The scholarship is provided by the Tampa Bay Times newspaper.
Tampa Bay Times Minority Scholarship
These scholarships are designated for minority undergraduate students in the news-editorial sequence.
Angela Cordoba Perez
Tampa Bay Television Scholarship
These scholarships are for Broadcasting majors in the Zimmerman School, in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Tampa Electric Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for a minority undergraduate in the news-editorial,
public relations or broadcast news sequences. Selection criteria are academic excellence,
expressed interest, desire to be a reporter and the potential for excellent performance.
Tom McEwen Scholarship in Journalism
This scholarship is designated for full or part-time, undergraduate Journalism majors within the School of Mass Communications in the College of Arts & Sciences on the Tampa campus. Excellent records of academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. First preference in the selection process will be given to those students with a career interest in sports journalism.
USF students can apply for scholarships here.