Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships

Purpose: To recognize Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies.



Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships, 2015
17th Consecutive Year, 60 Recipients

Purpose: To honor Arab American students who excel in media studies

Amount: $1,000 

Eligibility: College students enrolled in the 2015-2016 academic year majoring in journalism, radio, television, and/or film, and who are juniors, seniors, or in graduate school.

Applicants please submit the following items to the ADC Research Institute (HARD copy applications only):
  • A one page statement explaining your goals and why you merit the scholarship, and stating that you are a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage
  • Two (2) original signed letters of recommendation from Mass Communications professors. Copies of your articles, DVD’s, films, and so forth (these items will not be returned to you)
  • Official academic transcripts (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Your permanent home address/phone number, e-mail address, and your phone number during the school year, if different

Deadline: Monday, March 30, 2015

Note: Applications must be hard copy. Incomplete, or late applications will not be accepted.

Submit all materials to:

Jack G. Shaheen Scholarship
ADC Research Institute (ADCRI)
1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036

If you have any questions, call (202) 244-2990 or email organizing@adc.org.

Awards will be announced and presented in June 2015, during the ADC National Convention in Washington, DC.


Elaine Hamood Strutz
Dina Ibrahim
Jad Melki
Jacqueline Reem Salloum
Evelyn Alsultany
Ziad Al Bayomi Foty