Roger H. and Marilyn J. Coleman Scholarship


  • Up to $2,500.
  • One (1) scholarship will be awarded.


  • Must have a major in either Communication Studies or Journalism & Mass Communication.
  • Must demonstrate financial need through completed 2014-15 FAFSA.
  • Must have a 3.5 UI cumulative GPA.
  • Must be enrolled in a College of Liberal Arts & Sciences degree granting program and seeking your first undergraduate degree.
  • Must be enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior, or senior in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.
  • Must continue full-time as a junior or senior in 2015-2016.

Note: All applicants will be considered for this award. Preference will be given, however, to students from the following counties in Illinois: Henry, Knox, Mercer, and Warren.


  • This scholarship is not automatically renewable. If current award recipient continues to meet eligibility criteria, he/she must submit a new application each year to be considered for this award.



  • February 2, 2015.
  • Application available online beginning November 1, 2014.  Scholarship winners will be announced by April 15, 2015.

For further information, contact the Office of Academic Programs & Student Development at or (319) 335-2633.