College of Journalism & Communications

Ranked among the top programs in the nation, the College of Journalism and Communications empowers students to use communication to improve lives. Through a combination of conceptual and theoretical instruction and skills training, students gain exposure to academic knowledge and practical experience alongside innovative faculty in advertising, journalism, public relations and telecommunication. The college fosters an environment steeped in academic and professional excellence that can be applied in a range of career settings.

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Centers

Brechner Center Support Endowment

This fund honors prominent media figure Joseph Brechner. Joseph Brechner was founder and owner ...

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Joseph L. and Marion B. Brechner Research Fellowship

Provided by Marion B. Brechner in memory of her husband Joseph L. Brechner. The Brechners are ...

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Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Endowment

This fund, established in 1981, supports the Florida Freedom of Information Clearing House, ...

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McClatchy Professorship in Freedom of Information

The McClatchy Company dates to the California Gold Rush era of 1857, when James McClatchy ...

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Peter C. Barr Integrated Marketing Communications Endowment

Established in 2007 by Peter C. Barr, Sr., this fund supports a Professional-in-Residence who ...

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William C. Steel Media Access Fund

This fund was established by Steel Hector & Davis in 1984 for the purpose of supporting the ...

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General

Alfred M. Kohn Endowed Scholarship

Provided by Harry Kohn and Stewart L. Kohn in memory of Alfred M. Kohn, JM 1942, who was killed ...

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Allen H. Neuharth Library Endowment Fund

This fund was created in 1985 and supports the Allen H. Neuharth Library in the College of ...

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Alvin G. and Effie D. Flanagan Endowment Fund

This endowment was created through the estate of Alvin Flanagan, former president and chairman ...

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Barbara Gaynes Scholarship

Barbara Neuwald Gaynes, a 1984 graduate of the college and a New York native, established this ...

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Barry M. Berish Scholarship Fund

Provided by Barry M. Berish, JM 1954. Barry M. Berish, former chairman of Jim Beam Brands ...

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Bill Hamilton Memorial Survey Research Fund

This fund was established in 2001 in memory of Bill Hamilton, to support graduate students ...

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Bonni G. Tischler Endowment for Student Leadership and Professional Advancement

This fund was established by the estate of Bonni G. Tischler; and her brothers Sam Tischler ...

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Buddy Baker Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was provided by Sandra R. Baker, retired publisher and president of ...

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C. A. Hiaasen Scholarship

Provided by Carl A. Hiaasen, JM 1974, novelist, environmentalist and columnist for The Miami ...

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Charles G. Wellborn, Jr. Scholarship

Charles G. "Charlie" Wellborn Jr. was a 1958 graduate and former professor in the College of ...

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Charles M. and Joanne Mirabella Professional Advancement Fund in Honor of Sam and Marie Mirabella

This fund was established by Charles M. and Joanne Mirabella in 2005 for the purpose of ...

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Cleve Hamm Scholarship Fund

Friends and family of Clifton Cleveland Hamm Jr. created this fund in his memory, after he died ...

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College of Journalism and Communications Endowment

This fund was established in 1989 to support the College of Journalism and Communications.

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College of Journalism and Communications Gift Fund

A general fund for the College of Journalism and Communications

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Dan Valentine Memorial Scholarship

As an undergraduate at UF, Dan Valentine worked on the staff of WRUF. After graduating from UF ...

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David Lawrence, Sr. Scholarship Fund

The Orlando Sentinel, Knight-Ridder Inc. along with family and friends of the late David ...

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David S. Arthurs Family Public Radio Endowment

This fund was established in 2002 by David S. Arthurs, Sr., and his family for the purpose of ...

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Eleanor Roberts Public Television Excellence Fund

This fund was established by the estate of Eleanor F. Roberts in 2002 for the purpose of ...

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Emily Howard Bateman Scholarship

Provided by the estate of Emily Howard Bateman. Emily spent her career in foreign service. She ...

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Eric M. Gorbach Scholarship of Bitner.Com

This fund was established in 1999 by Gary Bitner of Bitner Goodman in memory of the late Eric ...

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F. Andrew Warden Advertising Scholarship

F. Andrew "Andy" Warden established this fund in 1998 to provide financial aid to deserving ...

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Florence W. Ruebush Endowment

Provided by W.E. Ruebush Foundation. Walton and Florence Ruebush, originally of Waterloo, Iowa, ...

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Frederick W. Hartmann Fellowship

This fund was established in 2000 by the newsroom staff of The Florida Times-Union and Holland ...

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Gardner Mark Harrison Scholarship

This fund was established in 1996 by Gardner M. Harrison to support journalism students. ...

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Gary Peacock Scholarship

Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Gary Peacock, a 1961 graduate of ...

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George A. Levy Scholarship

George A. Levy earned his BS degree in advertising from UF in 1957. He was founder of ...

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Governor R. H. Gore, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established by Frederick P. Gore (a son of R.H. Gore) and contributed to by other ...

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Graham K. Gloss Scholarship

Family and friends of Graham K. Gloss established this fund in his memory. Gloss graduated ...

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Gus H. Hancock, Jr. Endowment Fund

This fund, established through the estate of Gus Hancock in 2003, supports programs in the ...

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Harold A. (Hal) Herman Endowment Fund

This fund was established in honor of Harold A. Herman in 1999 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Haviland Photojournalism Scholarship/Assistantship Endowment

John D. and Marjan Haviland established this scholarship in 2003 to provide undergraduate ...

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Helen Huntley-Margo Cox Pope Scholarship/Assistantship Fund

Provided by Alyn E. and Margo C. Pope, JM 1970, of St. Augustine. Margo Pope established this ...

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Henry and Eugenia Graham Professional Development Fund for Science/Health Communication

This fund was established in 2004 by Henry "Tip" and Diane Graham, Jr., in honor of Tip's ...

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Herbert S. Dolgoff Scholarship Fund

Herbert S. Dolgoff was born in Omaha and attended the University of South Dakota Law School ...

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Jack S. Hardy Scholarship Fund

Created by Jack S. Hardy's colleagues at the Tampa offices of Hill and Knowlton and funded by ...

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James Lawrence Fly Fund

Provided by Mickie Edwardson, a distinguished service professor emerita of the College, and her ...

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James M. Cox, Jr./Palm Beach Post Professorship in New Media Journalism

The James M. Cox, Jr., Foundation and the "Palm Beach Post" provided this endowment to support ...

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James S. Fish Scholarship

Provided by the late James S. Fish, former senior vice president for corporate communications ...

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James Weeks Professional Advancement Fund

This fund was established in honor of James Weeks in 2000 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Jane Fisher Scholarship

Jane E. Fisher's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aldo and Norma Sebben, and her friends and colleagues ...

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Jim Kerlin Broadcasting Scholarship

Marjorie O. Kerlin of Jacksonville established this endowed scholarship in memory of her son, ...

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Joanne and Charles Mirabella Scholarship Fund

Joanne and Charles Mirabella created this endowment to support scholarships for journalism ...

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John B. and Gloria B. Sweger Scholarship Fund

John B. and Gloria Sweger provided this scholarship to assist students in the College of ...

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Joy Reese Shaw Graduate Assistantship/Fellowship for Newspaper Journalism

This fund was established in 2006 by Stacey Shaw to support graduate students studying ...

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Julie Silver Memorial Scholarship

Provided in memory of Julie Silver, Jacksonville television and radio reporter, by WTLV-TV 12 ...

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Kathy Pellegrino Memorial Fund

This fund was established by a group of donors in memory of Kathy Pellegrino to support a ...

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Kenneth B. Schick Scholarship

This fund was established by Kenneth B. Schick in 2010 to support scholarships in the College ...

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Kingsway Financial Professional Advancement Fund for International Communication

Provided by Hamilton Risk Management Company on behalf of Kingsway Financial Serves to support ...

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Leland M. Hawes, Jr. Internship Endowment

Leland M. Hawes, Jr. established this endowment in 2005 to help junior, senior and graduate ...

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Moe and Laura Schwartz Scholarship Fund

Barbara and Stanley Schwartz of Key Biscayne, Florida, and Jerome “Jerry” Schwartz of New ...

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Nathaniel W. Pickard Fellowship

The family and friends of Nate Pickard established this scholarship as a memorial to him. ...

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New York Times Professional Advancement Award

This fund was established by the New York Times Company Foundation in 1997 for the purpose of ...

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New York Times Scholarship Fund

The New York Times Co. Foundation, under chairman Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, established the New ...

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Orlando Sentinel/South Florida Sun-Sentinel Scholarship Fund

The Orlando Sentinel and the Fort Lauderdale News/Sun-Sentinel established this scholarship in ...

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Palm Beach Post/Cox Foundation Scholarship Fund

Established by The Palm Beach Post and the James M. Cox, Jr. Foundation, this scholarship helps ...

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Pearce-Deyo Scholarship

William S. and Ann Deyo Pearce established this scholarship in memory of their parents, Mark H. ...

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Peter and Nancy Barr Trust Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Peter C. Barr, Sr., this fund supports a Professional-in-Residence who ...

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Peter G. Gordon/Sun-Sentinel Scholarship

Established by the late Peter G. Gordon and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in 1997 to support ...

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Philip L. Graham Scholarship Fund

Philip Graham earned his bachelor's degree in economics from UF in 1936. He pursued his law ...

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Randolph A. Hearst Broadcast News Scholarship

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation and the Hearst Foundation Inc. established the Randolph ...

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Ruth and Rae O. Weimer Scholarship Fund

This endowment pays tribute to the late College of Journalism and Communications Dean Emeritus ...

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Tampa Bay Times Scholarship Fund

The Tampa Bay Times (formerly the St. Petersburg Times) provided this endowment to help ...

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Tampa Bay Times/James P. Kerlin Fellowship

James P. Kerlin, was an AP photographer for 43 years and a principal photographer of space ...

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Valerie Nagler Bender Scholarship in News Leadership

Two anonymous donors established this scholarship to benefit junior or senior students majoring ...

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Journalism

Andy and Annette Fletcher Endowment for Journalism and Communications Excellence

Andy established this fund in 2005 to support teaching, research and outreach programs in the ...

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Bob Leach Scholarship

Provided by family and friends in memory of William. R. Hamilton, a pioneer in public opinion ...

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Claudia Ross Memorial Fellowship for Investigative Reporting

The Claudia Ross Memorial Fellowship Fund was established by her mother, Adelaide E. Ross. ...

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Gary L. Watson Endowment for Leadership in Journalism Management

This fund was established in 2005 by Gary L. Watson to support graduate students seeking to ...

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H. G. “Buddy” Davis Scholarship

Horance G. “Buddy” Davis is a Pulitzer Prize winner, renowned journalist and one of the best ...

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Hugh W. Cunningham Professorship in Journalism Excellence

Established in honor of Hugh W. Cunningham, a treasured member of the faculty from 1955 to ...

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Rachel B. Lowenstein Scholarship Fund

The Rachel B. Lowenstein Scholarship Fund was established by Ralph L. Lowenstein, dean emeritus ...

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Russell Brines Scholarship in International or Political Reporting

Barbara Brines established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Russell D. Brines, a ...

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Terry Hynes Graduate Assistantship/Fellowship in Journalism and Communications

This fund was established in 2006 to support graduate assistantship/ fellowship for students in ...

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Media Properties

Public Relations

C. Del Galloway Professional Advancement Fund for Public Relations

C. Del Galloway, established this fund in 2006 to support professional advancement for faculty ...

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FPRA Scholarship Fund

The Gainesville chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association established this ...

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Jack Detweiler Public Relations Endowment Fund

This fund supports participation in professional organizations by faculty in the Department of ...

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Sandra and Stuart Newman Professional Advancement Fund

This fund was established in 2000 in honor of Sandra and Stuart Newman for the purpose of ...

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Tom McEwen Scholarship in Sports Journalism

This fund was established 2013 by Linda McEwen in honor of her late husband, Tom to support a ...

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