Tom Mulhern Scholarship for Sports Journalism

This scholarship fund was created by Jason Wilde ‘94 in 2014 to honor the distinguished career of Thomas A. Mulhern ’80.

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 will be given to students with an interest in sports journalism. Special preference will be offered to those with financial need.

Donor Information
Thomas (Tom) A. Mulhern covered sports in Wisconsin for more than 25 year. He joined the Wisconsin State Journal staff in 1998, taking over as beat writer for the UW football team a year later. The Madison native and graduate of East High School and the University of Wisconsin, covered five Super Bowls, two Rose Bowls and a Final Four. When diagnosed with a serious illness, Mr. Wilde wished to inspire gifts to honor Tom’s legacy, while supporting the next generation of journalists.

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