John J. and Marjorie E. Shepard Communications Scholarship

This scholarship was established to support students in the School of Communications.

  • Must be accepted to or currently enrolled at GVSU
  • Must be full-time, undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Communications
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater and making satisfactory academic progress
  • Demonstrate financial need. Must file FAFSA
  • Preference to students pursuing career in broadcasting/multimedia journalism

Renewal Criteria: Must reapply for renewal. Scholarships may be awarded to an individual for a maximum of 4 semesters.

John J. and Marjorie E. Shepard
Up to $3,000
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communications
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay: Please write a 2-3 page essay including- A statement of your background, goals, directions and plans after graduation. A statement that speaks to how you have shown promise, participated in extra-curricular activities, provided leadership or otherwise excelled at GVSU. A statement of your current academic interests and directions.