Extended Deadline for JB Hancock Scholarship

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WRTC Majors:  Have you created something you are especially proud of?  

Been a part of a project that connected with the community? 

 Then apply for the JB Hancock Scholarship for Writing and New Media!

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday, February 12, 5PM

Over $4000 of scholarship money is available!


The JB Hancock Scholarship for Writing and New Media is available to WRTC majors who have created a compelling piece of writing or new media communication that demonstrates both the importance of and excellence in connecting with audiences and communicating clearly and responsibly in a manner that is factual and persuasive.  

The scholarship is open to all returning full-or part time WRTC majors who will remain enrolled as JMU undergraduate students in the fall 2018 semester.   Submissions do not have to have been produced as part of an academic course.

To read more about this scholarship, go to the following link:  https://www.jmu.edu/wrtc/scholarships/jb-hancock-scholarship.shtml

To apply, please send your submission (as a .doc or .pdf file, a link to online material, or via other accessible formats) along with a completed scholarship application (see attached) to Dr. Traci Zimmerman (zimmerta@jmu.edu) by Monday, February 12, 5pm.

Scholarship winners will be honored at the WRTC Awards Reception in April, and scholarship monies will be applied to fall 2018 tuition.

Questions?  Contact Dr. Traci Zimmerman at zimmerta@jmu.edu

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