Thanks to the generous philanthropy of our donors, you are able to extend your opportunities when you apply for a scholarship. Besides the degree-specific scholarships available through our school, we encourage you to explore other scholarships available at ASU.

ASU Scholarship Search

Communication Scholarships

The scholarship application for the 2022-2023 academic year is now closed.

By completing and submitting the application, you automatically apply for all Hugh Downs School scholarships for which you are eligible.

Applicants must be COM majors currently enrolled in classes at ASU and must have established an ASU GPA. (Only Tempe campus-based students are eligible for the Hugh Downs School scholarships.)

For application information and questions, please contact Renee Cesaro at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, Stauffer A412, at

 Communication Scholarships and Criteria 


(Once you click "Finish" the application will automatically be sent to our office.)

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to offer a variety of scholarships and awards to our students. These scholarships may be awarded based on merit, financial need or specific academic criteria. 

Explore all your funding options, from major-specific awards in our schools and departments to undergraduate research scholarships and study abroad scholarships.

Learn more

National Scholarships

The Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement administered by Barrett, The Honors College helps students apply for national and international awards, including the Rhodes, Fulbright, Marshall, and many more. This office assists any Arizona State University student applying for one of these awards, not exclusively students in Barrett, The Honors College. 

Hugh Downs School Awards and Recognition Ceremony

Our Spring 2022 Awards and Recognition Ceremony was held on April 15, 2022, at The University Club at ASU.

Congratulations to all award recipients and a special thank you to all our donors (pictured below in the front row)!

The 2022 program can be viewed HERE.