School of Communication and the Arts
George D. Bernstein Memorial Scholarship in Print Journalism
Named for a journalist who worked and resided in Dutchess County, New York, the George D. Bernstein Memorial Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic accomplishment, professional preparation, and financial need to students intending to pursue a career in print journalism. First consideration will be given to journalism graduates from Dutchess Community College.
Liz Claiborne Scholarship
Established by the Liz Claiborne Foundation, the Liz Claiborne Scholarship is awarded to an upper-class student majoring in Fashion Design who has demonstrated exceptional talent in the field. It is made upon the recommendation of the Director of the Fashion Program.
Cutty Sark Scholarship
The Cutty Sark Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving Fashion Design student upon recommendation of the Director of the Fashion Program.
Raphael Mark Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of prominent radio news reporter and talk show host Raphael Mark, the Raphael Mark Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in Communication Arts who is committed to pursuing a career in broadcast journalism and is a resident of the mid-Hudson region. First consideration will be given to residents of Dutchess County. Financial need and a brief statement from the applicant explaining his or her desire and qualifications for this scholarship are required.
Charles G. and Cornelia M. Murray Scholarship in Print Journalism
The Charles G. and Cornelia M. Murray Scholarship is awarded to an upper-class Communication Arts major who is committed to pursuing a career in print journalism. Candidates must provide a statement expressing their career interest.
New York Federation Of Home Bureaus Scholarship
Supported through the statewide fund-raising efforts of the New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, this scholarship endowment was awarded to Marist College in 1991 in honor of the Dutchess County Home Bureaus. An annual award is made to a Fashion Major; the recipient must have financial need, reside within a county where New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. has organized chapters, and met other criteria established by the donor. In the absence of an eligible student in the first choice field of study, the alternative field of study will be Communication Arts.
Robert C. Norman Scholarship
The Robert C. Norman Scholarship was established by alumni friends and colleagues in honor of Assistant Professor Communication Robert C. Norman who retired after 34 years of teaching and directing the Communication Internship Program. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Communication and the Arts on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.
Dr. Edwin Ulrich Memorial Scholarship
Awards are for one year and are in memory of Dr. Edwin Ulrich. Awarded to students from the Hudson Valley that major in business or the fine arts at Marist.
Music Department Scholarships
Awards are available based both on talent and financial need. Choral/Vocal scholarships and Instrumental scholarships are available. Auditions must be completed by February 20. For more information contact the chair of the Music Department (Art Himmelberger, MusicDepartment@Marist.edu, 845-575-3242).
Music Merit Scholarships are available based on talent and technical merit.
Incoming students may audition for instrumental or vocal scholarships prior to their admission to Marist College. All students must audition in person, please do not send audio or visual recordings in lieu of a live audition. Please note, an offer of the scholarship award does not constitute an offer of admission to the college.
For more information, please contact the Music Department (http://www.marist.edu/commarts/music/scholarship.html) at (845) 575-3242.