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Communication Studies Scholarships & Financial Aid

During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at the Scholars Symposium, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.

Financial Aid

You will be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.

Scholarships in Your First Year

The Department of History, Culture and Society offers participation scholarships to those who plan to be involved in the Baker University Speech Choir. You may also be eligible for participation awards within other departments. See participation awards to learn what is available to incoming freshmen.

Based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you also may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. Learn which academic scholarships are available to you in your first year.

Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study

As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Scholars Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.

The communication studies program gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition:

  • Mildred Hunt Riddle Departmental Recognition Scholarship for Communication Studies
  • Byron E. Guise Memorial Scholarship