CCJ Media Changemaker Scholarship & Couric Fellowship

CCJ Media Changemaker Scholarship & Couric Fellowship

Interested in journalism or media studies? Compete to earn a full-tuition scholarship and paid summer fellowships in media! At the Mercer University, the applications are invited for “CCJ Media Changemaker Scholarship & Couric Fellowship”.  The scholars who will win earn 4-year scholarships, up to full tuition.

Host Institution:

The University brings to the Center a long and proud history of preparing journalists that date back to the early 20th century. In 1920 Mercer established a School of Journalism that was recognized as an “A”-grade school by the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.


This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Students interested in journalism or media studies.
  • You will also need to attend the Media Changemaker Scholar Competition on January 20 and be interviewed by CCJ representatives.
  • CCJ also selects incoming John M. Couric Media Fellowships.

Instructions for Applying:

In order for an application to consider all interested applicant may check the given link:

Award Description:

  • Media Changemaker Scholars earn 4-year scholarships, up to full tuition.
  • These programs provide paying summer jobs at leading media organizations throughout the country, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
  • Media Changemaker Scholars receive four-year scholarships to Mercer—up to and including full-tuition, a value of over $140,000.


Applications will no longer be accepted after January 13, 2018.

Detailed Information Link: