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Two students in front of computersScholarships and Aid

Experienced students are eligible for campus employment with Communication's student-operated radio station, KXUL, and with public radio station KEDM.

ULM also offers a variety of scholarship opportunities, several specifically for students studying in the field of communication: 

Peter Beckish Trust Memorial Scholarship

Established by the parents of Peter Beckish in memory of their son, a former ULM student. The Peter Beckish Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore student in journalism.

Lois and John Breaux Scholarship in Public Relations

Established by U.S. Senator Breaux for a Louisiana resident majoring in public relations. Awarded for one year only while the recipient is enrolled in an internship program. Apply to the Department of Communication.

Billy Wayne Heckford Memorial Scholarship

The recipient will be a student entering the first year in Criminal Justice, Public Relations or Teacher Education. Priorities will be given to graduates of Ouachita Parish. Must have earned at least a 20 on the ACT.

Johnnie Hollister Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Dr. Al Hollister’s wife by friends. The recipient must be an incoming freshman from a high school of northeast Louisiana (Alexandria and above), majoring in Mass Communications with an interest in radio, TV or film.

William D. "Bill" Laffler Memorial Scholarship

A one-semester scholarship awarded to a beginning freshman in journalism who has a 3.0 GPA, was involved in journalism in high school, and furnishes a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher.

For complete ULM scholarship information, see ulm.edu/scholarships.