Freshmen Scholarship Application

W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Several scholarships awarded by the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications are available especially for incoming freshmen. The Marvin Stone Scholarship will be awarded at the beginning of the fall term to a new freshman journalism and mass communications major. Other scholarships, some especially for freshmen, are available now.


How to apply for the Stone Scholarship.

• Open the scholarship application link at the bottom of this page. You’ll open a writable PDF.

• Download the form to your computer or “open in a new window” if that option is available.

• Complete the form, save it and email to OR

• Print the form, complete it by writing legibly or typing, and mail it to Dr. Rob Quicke, 100 Communications Building, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755.

• Email or postmark by August 14, 2024.


Freshmen Scholarships

Marvin Stone

Marvin Stone had an international reputation in journalism. In his 50-year career, he filed stories from 35 countries, covered four wars, traveled with three presidents and served as editor of U. S. News & World Report from 1976-85. From 1985-89 he was deputy director of the United States Information Agency. His work was recognized with dozens of awards including an honorary doctorate from Marshall in 1968 and distinguished Alumnus Award in 1974.  He is remembered most in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications for his extraordinary generosity and his special relationship with W. Page Pitt, his teacher and lifelong mentor. The journalism and mass communications library is named in honor of Stone.

Marvin Stone Incoming Freshmen Scholarship Application – (PDF)

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