CoSIDA Scholarship Program Nomination Forms


Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 CoSIDA Scholarship & Grant Program. Deadlines for each scholarship or grant is Midnight Pacific Time (PT) on the date of the program’s respective deadline. No late applications will be accepted. All application information must be complete, especially required financial and academic information. Incomplete applications will be removed from consideration. CoSIDA is committed to providing opportunities for minorities/women interested in careers in the sports information profession.

Which scholarship do you wish to apply for:



  • The CoSIDA Member Child Scholarship Program (two scholarships awarded, $1,000 each)
    Deadline EXTENDED: Thursday, April 27, 2017 (Midnight PT)

    The CoSIDA Member Child Scholarship Program is designed to assist an outstanding undergraduate student who is the child of a CoSIDA member. Two undergraduate scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2017-18 academic year, with a limit of ONE CoSIDA scholarship per family per academic year. The CoSIDA Family Member Scholarships will be renewable (on a competitive basis) for up to four (4) academic years. However, award winners must continue to meet basic qualifications and re-apply each year.
  • CoSIDA Fred Nuesch-Dave Wohlhueter Undergraduate Scholarships (two scholarships awarded, $3,000 each)
    Deadline: Thursday, April 20, 2017 (Midnight PT)

    The CoSIDA Undergraduate Scholarship Program consists of the Fred Nuesch Scholarship and the Dave Wohlhueter Scholarship. Nuesch, who spent the majority of his career at Texas A&M-Kingsville, and Wohlhueter, who is retired from Cornell, are both CoSIDA Hall of Famers. One complete application allows you to compete for both undergraduate scholarships. The scholarships, which are each worth $3,000 for the 2017-18 academic year, are designed to assist outstanding students in sports information (media relations/athletic communications) offices who have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in sports information and require financial assistance for their education.
  • CoSIDA Phil Langan Graduate Internship Grant ($12,000)
    Deadline: Thursday, April 27, 2017 (Midnight PT)

    The CoSIDA Phil Langan Graduate Internship Grant Program is designed to assist member institution sports information (media relations/athletic communications) offices with funds to support the addition of a graduate internship. One CoSIDA Graduate Internship Grant will be awarded for the 2017-18 academic year, providing $12,000 for a 10-month appointment. Phil Langan was a CoSIDA Hall of Famer who worked at Ithaca, Princeton and Brown. He passed away in November of 2009. He served CoSIDA as secretary-treasurer and Digest editor from 1972 to 1977.
  • CoSIDA Langston Rogers Postgraduate Scholarship ($7,500)
    Deadline: Thursday, April 27, 2017 (Midnight PT)

    The CoSIDA Langston Rogers Postgraduate Scholarship, worth $7,500 for the 2017-18 academic year, is designed to assist a rising minority or female student working in sports information (media relations/athletic communications) offices who have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in sports information and require financial assistance for their education. Langston Rogers is a former CoSIDA President, Hall of Famer, Trailblazer Award and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Applicants for the Langston Rogers Postgraduate Scholarship may also apply for the Wylie Smith Postgraduate Scholarship, but must complete the separate on-line application process.
  • CoSIDA Wylie Smith Postgraduate Scholarship ($7,500)
    Deadline: Thursday, April 27, 2017 (Midnight PT)

    The CoSIDA Wylie Smith Postgraduate Scholarship, worth $7,500 for the 2017-18 academic year, is designed to assist outstanding students in sports information (media relations/athletic communications) offices who have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in sports information and require financial assistance for their education. Wylie Smith is a former CoSIDA Scholarships Committee chairman and long-time Sports Information Director at Northern Arizona University.


PAST SCHOLARSHIP/GRANT RECIPIENTS

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