Joan Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund

The Joan Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund supports the financial needs of 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 in the strategic communications track who also have a financial need.

Donor Information
This fund was established through memorials from family and friends of Joan Kirkpatrick. Joan was a media aide for Governors Anthony Earl and Lee Dreyfus. She took great pride in working with student interns from UW-Madison. The scholarship carries on Joan’s legacy of commitment to students and their professional development.

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