2019 Social Science & Communication Studies Awards Ceremony

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Awards Ceremony - Communication Studies

Individual Awards

Reva Orlicky Memorial & Founding Friends Award

This award was established by York University alumni and friends to provide a bursary to a deserving York University upper year communication studies student. Priority will be given to those students who have shown an interest in or are taking courses in context and condition for radio broadcasting in Canada or affiliate courses. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Penny Jolliffe Scholarship

The Penny Jolliffe Scholarship is intended to honour the communication studies major who has compiled the most outstanding record in his/her Year 2 of study at York. The recipient must be returning for his/her Year 3 of study.(Min completed credits: 48)

Dalton Kehoe Prize

The Dalton Kehoe Scholarship will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the second year of study who has achieved the highest GPA in the "Communication in Everyday Life" course and is continuing on as a major in the Department of Communication Studies at the recommendation of the department chair (with advice from the course tutorial leaders). This award honours Professor Dalton Kehoe who retired in 2008.

The Jerry Durlak Prize

The prize is given to a student in the second-year "Information and Technology" course for the Communication Studies Program who has achieved top academic standing as recommended by the Course Director and is continuing on into third-year (minimum 54 earned credits) of the program. 

Fokus Media Award #1

This $1,125.00 award was established by Fokus Mediato provide support to a Communication Studies Major who is interested in pursuing a career in advertising, marketing or media. The award is given to a past stu-dent in COMN 3700 "The Emergence of Advertising", or COMN 3701 "Advertising, Culture and Society", who has achieved a high GPA in either one, or both of these courses, demonstrates financial need, and is con-tinuing as a Communication Studies Major. 

Fokus Media Award #2

This $1,125.00 award was established by Fokus Mediato provide support to a current Communication Studies Major who is interested in pursuing a career in adver-tising, marketing or media. The award is given to a student who has earned 84 credits, who has a high overall GPA, and demonstrates financial need.

York International Exchange Award

The Department of Communication Studies York International Exchange Award ($500 annually) is given to a Communication Studies major who has successfully completed a York University International Exchange and is currently completing their Honours degree, who has a high overall gpa, and who can demonstrate financial need.