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**The Scholarship Application for 2021-2022 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.) 

Scholarship recipients must be a student in the Hugh Downs School for the duration of their award.

For application information and questions, please contact Sue Wurster at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, Stauffer A412, at suzanne.wurster@asu.edu

We wish to thank our many generous alumni who help make it possible for us to continue to provide scholarship funding to our most deserving students. Depending on which scholarship is awarded, students receive approximately $300-$5,000.


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

2020 Award Ceremony:

Unfortunately, due to the ever-changing and unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to cancel the awards and recognition ceremony in 2020 we hold in the spring semester.

This was particularly disappointing because each year, we gather to recognize our students who have excelled in their academics and say an in-person “thank you” to those who are at the heart of the work we do every day.

However, we decided to print the program and send it to each recipient along with a framed copy of their award certificate.

The program can be viewed HERE.


2019 Scholarship winners and donors









Additional Resources:

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services

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.