Student Scholarships

The Student Scholarship assists students who are pursuing an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree or graduate certificate program in some aspect of technical communication.

All funding received for the STC scholarship program goes to a restricted fund usable only for the scholarship program. All donations are tax deductible. To give to the Restricted Student Scholarship Fund, visit

Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually in March.

Awards Presented: At the Honors Reception at the STC Technical Communication Summit.

Nomination Process

Consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.


Applicants are eligible to apply for an STC scholarship if they meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education.
  • Applicants must be working toward a bachelor’s degree, graduate degree, or a graduate certificate in communication of information about technical subjects.
  • Applicants must have at least one full year of academic work remaining to complete their degree program, although under exceptional circumstances an award may be granted to a student for the final half-year.

Due date for applications: 31 December.



  • Gabriel Lorenzo Aguilar

2023 Awardee

  • Gabriel Lorenzo Aguilar

2022 Awardees

  • Joana Donovan
  • Akshata Balghere

2021 Awardees

  • Meghalee Das
  • Nieve Funston

2020 Awardees

  • Chloe Carter