Jayhawk Journalists have been telling great stories for more than 100 years. At the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, students work with award-winning teachers and nationally recognized student media outlets. They develop and hone writing, research, critical thinking and communication skills to succeed at KU and beyond.
Journalism Services & Requirements
Students receive an annual scholarship of $2,000 minimally. There are opportunities for additional funding for study abroad and professional development.
One-on-one meetings with program director. These meetings are a time to focus on:
- Academic feedback and planning
- Academic advising
- Time and crisis management
- Financial aid, internship, and job opportunities
- Career exploration
The main focus of the MSP is on academics, yet the program also includes activities throughout each semester to support students academically and socially. Events include:
Networking with students, family, faculty, and business representatives
Connecting with various campus partners to better understand available resources
Engaged learning opportunities including service learning and leadership development
"With MSP's assistance, I was able to attend my first academic conference to present on the research project that I had been working on all year. If it wasn't for MSP's financial contribution I wouldn't have been able to attend the conference. MSP has helped me academically by supporting any research endeavor that I wanted to pursue."