Frank Thayer - Virginia Hill Thayer Scholarship

The Frank Thayer and Virginia Hill Thayer Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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 students who have a financial need and are of good character.

Donor Information
Professor Thayer was an accomplished faculty member in the School, a graduate of Loyola Law School and the only lawyer to teach journalism (at the time of the gift). He was the adviser to the Daily Cardinal, the Octopus humor magazine, and the Badger Yearbook. Thayer helped organize Sigma Delta Chi, the professional journalism society.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication