Scholarships in Edelman CCCA

Scholarships in Edelman CCCA

Scholarships in the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts

Edelman Scholars

Edelman Scholars receive a minimum of $2500 in renewable tuition support per year.

Additionally, during the course of the award, each Edelman Scholar receives $1,000 to fund conference travel, workshops, training, and other professional development experiences. 

Students who are accepted to Rowan as majors within the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts as incoming freshman or transfer students, and meet the criteria below, will be invited to apply. 

Incoming first-time, full-time freshmen: 

  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.5
  • Submission of portfolio or short essay 

Students transferring in as full-time students:

  • Minimum 3.5 overall
  • Submission of portfolio or short essay 

In addition to the above criteria, consideration is also given to first-generation students, those overcoming substantial educational or economic obstacles, and students whose academic and professional goals promote diversity, equity and inclusion through communication and/or creative arts. Apply here.

The August Bagin - Richard Ambacher, Sr. Memorial Scholarships

A $1500 scholarship for one outstanding student accepted as an incoming freshman and one outstanding student accepted as an incoming transfer student majoring in Advertising, Art, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Radio/TV/Film, Studio Art, or Writing Arts.

  • Application deadline: April 24, 2021
  • Notification date: May 15, 2021

Click here to apply. 

For more information contact:

Dr. Suzanne FitzGerald
Bagin-Ambacher Scholarship Committee
College of Communication and Creative Arts
301 High Street
Glassboro, NJ 08028-1701 or

The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Scholarship

Each year, the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia award scholarships to area Delaware Valley college students majoring in Communication. For more information, visit their website.

The David Cromie Communication Scholarship


• Student must be a major in a Communication department
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
• Minimum 75 credit hours completed at time of application
• Outstanding work in the study of Communication
• Contribution to Rowan University and/or the College of Communication & Creative Arts

Application process:

Applicant must submit:

  • Brief statement (150-200 words) on how the applicant meets the criteria
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty, staff, or administrators-at least one of which must be from a Rowan COC faculty member.
  • A sample of the applicant's work (paper, film, video, etc.)

For more information, please contact Professor Cate Romano at

The Photography Scholarship 

Students who are enrolled in either the Minor in Photography or BFA in Art, Concentration in Photography program by December 21, 2021 are invited to apply for a $1,000 per semester ($2,000/year) scholarship renewable for up to three and a half years.  Up to three students will be awarded scholarships for Spring 2022. 

Read more here.