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Don Guthrie Scholarship


This scholarship was established in 2014 by Mrs. Deborah Guthrie, through the generosity of family, friends and the community, in honor of her husband, Don. Don spent more than 40 years in radio and television. Don once stated that you need to feel like family and present a welcome face and voice if you are coming into someone's home every evening. It is for that purpose, that this scholarship provides YSU communications majors the opportunity to achieve their educational goal of becoming a professional journalist or broadcaster. An eligible student(s) for this scholarship can be attending full or part-time as a communication studies major, which includes journalism, telecommunications or any other degree program related to communications. Sophomore and above are encouraged to apply, preference given to juniors and seniors. Student(s) must have a minimum 3.3 GPA. Preference given to students from the following counties: Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Lawrence or Mercer. Completed FAFSA is required, need is a consideration. Please submit an essay with your application on, "What does professionalism in media mean to you?"

College: Business Administration
YSU Foundation Scholarship: Yes
FAFSA required: Yes
Scholarship Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Deadline Date: February 1
Renewable: Through the application and selection process.

Contact Information: Williamson College of Business Administration, 330-941-2376