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The Department of Integrated Strategic Communication has many opportunities for undergraduate students to obtain scholarship funding.


The College of Communication and Information utilizes ScholarshipUniverse, an online scholarship platform, to connect current and prospective students with College, UK and national scholarship opportunities and easily manage scholarship applications.

All scholarship applications besides the library sciences graduate scholarships are now located in ScholarshipUniverse. Both current students and prospective students with a linkblue ID can login to complete the student profile and search and apply for internal and external scholarship opportunities.


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ISC Scholarships

Adam Altman Innovation Award

This scholarship honors the memory of Adam Altman, a former student in the College and son of ISC professor Dennis Altman. The scholarship is awarded to an ISC major who exhibits creativity in the discipline.

Bernie Vonderheide Scholarship in Public Relations

This fund was established in 2005 to honor Bernie Vonderheide. Bernie Vonderheide spent 23 years of his public relations career speaking on behalf of the University of Kentucky. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students with a major in integrated strategic communication, who demonstrate interest in public relations as a career and have journalistic writing experience on or off campus.

Clarence E. and Edna Horn Johnson Endowed Scholarship

The endowment was established to provide scholarships for students who are graduates of a high school located in Pike, Letcher, Harlan or Floyd counties in Kentucky.

College of Communication and Information Endowed Scholarship

Upper Division students only. Established in 1990, these scholarships are awarded to two juniors and two seniors that demonstrate the potential for academic success and show need for financial assistance. 

Diane Massie ISC Scholarship

Established in 2011, the scholarship is available to a student in the Integrated Strategic Communication Department, who is a junior or senior within the Department.

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