The Communication Abilities Award is
designed to recognize outstanding students who intend to be majors in
the Department of Communication. Awards are given to accepted incoming
students on the basis of academic performance and potential
contributions to the University and the Department. Most past award
recipients have had a 3.0 high school GPA and have shown promise and
ability in the field.
The Department Chairperson will send an email application to qualified
accepted students. This process begins in November and continues monthly
until mid-April. Awards are made on a rolling basis. To be considered
for a Communication Abilities Award, you must:
submit a completed award application form.
request a recommendation from a teacher, adviser or individual who
can speak to your communication talents and abilities. (If that person
has written your recommendation for university admission, we can accept
Any other materials which demonstrate your range of abilities and potential contributions.