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IMC/DMC General Scholarships

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media offers a competitive scholarship specifically for students enrolled in the College’s Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) or Data Marketing Communications (DMC) graduate programs. Admitted and current students can apply during the spring and scholarships are awarded each fall. This is the first and only scholarship dedicated to online graduate students in the College of Media.

2019 Recipients

  • Saresa Bass of Edmond, Oklahoma (IMC)
  • Kaitlyn Lopez of Morgantown, West Virginia (IMC)
  • Jesse Yang of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (IMC)
  • Peyton Neely of Raleigh, North Carolina (DMC)

2018 Recipients

  • Maurice Pierce of Pooler, Georgia (IMC)
  • Clara Warner of Morgantown, West Virginia (IMC)
  • Ivy Hamilton of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (DMC)

2017 Recipients

  • Adelyn Nottingham of Gaffney, South Carolina (IMC)
  • Amanda Schneider of Omaha, Nebraska (IMC)

Hazel Ruby McQuain Graduate Scholarships

The Hazel Ruby McQuain Graduate Scholarship supports outstanding West Virginia residents who are going to graduate school. A West Virginia resident is defined as someone who graduated from a West Virginia high school or college/university. Honoring the generosity of a Morgantown philanthropist and business woman, this scholarship provides up to two years of support for master's or three years of support for doctoral study at a United States institution.

$20,000 is awarded annually, for a total of $40,000 over two years for master's study or $60,000 over three years for doctoral study.

Applicants must:

  • Be West Virginia residents, have significant ties to the state or be dedicated to the betterment of West Virginians
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Have a documented record of public service and leadership
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
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