Gayle King Announces New Million Dollar Scholarship For HBCU Students From ViacomCBS – The Hype Magazine
Published on May 13th, 2021 | by Jerry Doby
Big News!!! There’s a new scholarship spearheaded by USC Annenberg and ViacomCBS to help HBCU graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in Journalism. The ViacomCBS HBCU Diversity in Journalism Endowed Scholarship will allow African American students to attend one of the top universities in the world for communications and media, while eliminating the tuition cost barrier to accelerate the diversity pipeline in newsrooms.
Gayle King, co-host of CBS This Morning, announced the new scholarship today at USC Annenberg’s virtual celebration for its Class of 2021. “This new scholarship demonstrates ViacomCBS and USC Annenberg’s commitment to elevating Black excellence in journalism as well as a tremendous investment in supporting the diverse representation we all seek in the industry,” King said.
The ViacomCBS HBCU Diversity in Journalism Endowed Scholarship will be available for HBCU graduates to apply starting May 13, 2021, for USC’s 2021-22 academic year. More information is available here.