Association for Women in Communications (AWC) Scholarships

Website: Seattle AWC


AWC champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence and promoting leadership. Each year we celebrate our exceptional members and future communications professionals with scholarships and awards.

Every year the AWC Seattle Professional Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding communications students attending Washington state colleges and universities.

We wish you the best in your communications studies and invite you to learn more about the Association for Women in Communications at and




Eligible students must meet the following qualifications:

• Be a registered student at a four-year college in Washington state for Fall 2023

• Be an incoming junior or senior student as of Fall 2023

• Be accepted in, or applying to, a major in at least one of the following

communications disciplines:

• Advertising

• Communications

• Digital Media

• Graphic or multi-media design

• Journalism (print or broadcast)

• Marketing

• Photography

• Public relations

• Speech communications

• Technical communication

• Television or radio production

• Video or film


Student Type
  • junior
  • senior
Citizen Type

Your application packet must include the following:

• Cover letter explaining your educational and career goals and what you are doing

to reach those goals

• Application form (pages 4 through 7 of this packet)

• Unofficial transcripts of all college work

• A current resume

• Two writing samples of two pages or less in length each.

• We recommend these be from your communications work or classes.

• If you are a student in a graphics or multimedia discipline, you may submit

one sample of your work in that discipline and one writing sample.

• Portfolio links are not an acceptable formats for writing samples.


Thank you for your interest in the Seattle Professional Chapter of Women in Communications (AWC Seattle) College Scholarship program. Each year, our chapter raises money through special events to fund scholarships for Washington state college students majoring in communications disciplines. In the past 30 years, Seattle AWC has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships to help foster the next generation of professional communicators.

Contact Information with “AWC scholarship” in the subject line

AWC Scholarship, PO Box 60262, Shoreline, WA 98160