Janet Chusmir Memorial Scholarship
The Janet Chusmir Memorial Scholarship Endowment fund was established in 1991 in memory of Janet Chusmir, former executive editor of the Miami Herald. She was the paper’s first female editor and guided the newspaper to two Pulitzer Prizes. $1,000.00 awards available to incoming high-school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate and graduate FIU students who are pursuing any major within the School of Communication and Journalism.
- must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more) during the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.
- must have earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
- must be pursuing one of the following degrees within the School of Communication + Journalism (SCJ):
BA in Communication Arts, BS in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication,
BS in Communication (Journalism, Broadcast Media), BS in Digital Communication + Media,
MS in Mass Communication.
(Fall 2020 $500 & Spring 2021 $500.00)