The 30A Company Announces New Communication Scholarship - 30A

The 30A Company Announces New Communication Scholarship

Posted Mar 12, 2021

The 30A Company seeks applications for its 2021 Communication Scholarship Program.

A new 30A scholarship fund has been established to help provide financial assistance to high school seniors in Walton, Okaloosa, and Bay County, Florida. Applicants must plan to major in a Communication or Media-related field, including but not limited to Public Relations, Advertising, Videography, Journalism, Digital Media, Broadcasting, Social Media and/or other Information Sciences.

“We want to identify and support promising young talent right here in our community,” said Mike Ragsdale, who graduated from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a Master’s Degree in Advertising and Public Relations. “I remember how hard it was to pay for college, and every scholarship and grant helped me and my parents immensely. We are very excited to start this new local tradition of honoring and propelling excellence in our community.”



Every year, 30A plans to award a one-time $2,000 scholarship to an exceptional high school senior who meets these criteria:

– Applicants must currently be enrolled as a high school senior, with plans to graduate in Spring or Summer 2021.
– Applicants must plan to be enrolled in at a college or university beginning Fall 2021.
– Applicants must reside full-time in Walton, Okaloosa or Bay County, Florida.
– Applicants must plan to major in a Communication or Media-related program, including but not limited to Public Relations, Advertising, Videography, Journalism, Digital Media, Broadcasting, Social Media and/or other Information Sciences.

The 30A scholarship recipient will be awarded a one-time amount of $2,000. The 30A scholarship will be awarded to a new high school senior every year. To apply, qualified students should submit the following information:



30A Communication Scholarship

30A Communication Scholarship

*Please submit a link to a brief video (maximum of two minutes) about yourself. Feel free to make the video your own but topics could include:

– Why do you want to enter the field of Communication?
– Tell us something extraordinary that you’ve achieved in your life.
– Tell us about your dream job.
– What are your passions?
– How long have you lived on the coast?
– Where do you envision yourself in 10 years?

If you have any questions about the scholarship or application process, please contact us.

The deadline for all 30A scholarship applications is April 15, 2021. The recipient of this year’s 30A scholarship will be announced no later than May 14, 2021. Good luck to all students and applicants!