James E. & Ethel H. Ostrum Scholarship
The James E. and Ethel H. Ostrum Scholarship Fund comes from a bequest made by Ethel as a memorial to herself and her husband, James.
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
James Ostrum, a 1923 alumnus of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was a reporter, editor and manager of the daily newspaper in Wyandotte, Michigan. He later owned and ran a printing business.