2012 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship Awards

15th consecutive year! Join the 50 previous winners!

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

Amount: $1,000 


  • College students classified as a Junior, Senior, or enrolled in graduate school for the 2012-2013 academic year.
  • Majoring in Journalism, Radio, Television, and/or Film.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • A U.S. citizen of Arab heritage.
Applicants please submit the following items to the ADC Research Institute:
  • A one (1) page statement explaining your goals and stating that: you are a U.S. citizen; you are of Arab heritage; and why you merit the scholarship.
  • Two original signed letters of recommendation from mass communications professors.
  • Copies of your articles, videos, films, etc. (the items will not be returned to you).
  • Official academic transcripts including your GPA.
  • Permanent home address, phone number, e-mail address, and phone number during the school year.

Deadline: April 1, 2012 

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)
1732 Wisconsin Ave, NW 
Washington, DC 20007

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

Award winners will be announced and presented Friday, June 22, 2012, at the ADC http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=3DzRoccFd5KvbUttpnhUHD%2BPtRXuBmm8National Convention in Washington, DC.