Elaine Cencak memorial scholarship application

Please note: To be considered for this scholarship, you must be:

  • a full- or part-time college student majoring in a communications field;
  • currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior, or a senior continuing on to graduate school to pursue a higher degree in a communications field;
  • attend a college located in Worcester County;
  • not a current member of The Communicators Club.

Application supporting files must be emailed to scholarship@communicatorsclub.org no later than March 15, 2017.

* Required



A complete submission is required, including the following:

1. Essay, to include:

  • internship/co-op experiences utilizing your major field of study;
  • why you have decided to pursue a career in communications;
  • what your career objectives are following graduation.

2. Three samples of communications work.

Applicants are encouraged to provide a variety of work that reflects overall communications skills. Samples may include written materials, such as brochures, newsletters, articles, design samples; or broadcast and other multi-media work. Include an introduction of the communications samples; explain whether each sample was the result of a class assignment or part of an internship, and your role in the preparation of this material.

3. Two letters of reference.

One reference must be an instructor or faculty advisor; the other someone who has supervised the applicant in a volunteer or employment position.

submission instructions

  • All applications must be submitted electronically.
  • TCC’s Scholarship Committee will not review any materials before the deadline; applicants may add, delete or modify materials until the deadline.
  • Each applicant must submit all materials via email by March 15, 2017.
  • Letters of reference should be sent via email to scholarship@communicatorsclub.org and must be received by March 15, 2017.

NOTE: Incomplete applications packages will not be eligible for consideration.

The winner will be notified during April 2017. The scholarship will be presented at TCC’s Annual Meeting Spring 2017.