Ken W. Purdy Scholarship

The Ken W. Purdy Journalism Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Mr. Purdy (‘35) has been honored with this scholarship fund by alumni, colleagues, and friends for his long career as a creative writer, journalist, and editor. Marylois Purdy Vega, Ken’s sister, established the fund. Mrs. Vega co-wrote the song On Wisconsin and was an associate editor at TIME Magazine.


FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions


Eligibility Criteria
Only School of Journalism and Mass Communication majors are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application to apply for this and all other School of Journalism and Mass Communication scholarships is open the first two weeks of every December. Please visit our website for additional information on how to apply. Preference in selection is given to journalism students with a financial need.


Donor Information
Mr. Purdy (‘35) has been honored with this scholarship fund by alumni, colleagues, and friends for his long career as a creative writer, journalist, and editor. Marylois Purdy Vega, Ken’s sister, established the fund. Mrs. Vega co-wrote the song On Wisconsin and was an associate editor at TIME Magazine.

Award
Varies
Organizations
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Deadline
12/20/2019