Alberita Richards Semrad Scholarship Fund
The Alberita Richards Semrad Scholarship Fund supports tuition assistance of worthy undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions
About the process: Students do not apply for individual scholarships with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Students fill out one application and the scholarship committee matches students to awards. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academics, study area and involvement. Visit our website for more information about our undergraduate scholarship program and accessing our application.
Who is eligible to apply?
Declared School of Journalism and Mass Communication majors
Seniors graduating in the spring or summer terms
Who is not eligible to apply?
Seniors graduating in December of the current term
Ms. Richards Semrad lived to the age of 107, one year after being celebrated in On Wisconsin as the oldest living UW grad. She was a freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune and many other magazines, a society writer for the Chicago Daily News, an author, and hosted The Book Lady show on WTTW-TV in Chicago in the 1960s.