Martin F. Duffy Scholarship Fund in Communication

Background: To memorialize their friend and colleague employees at USG Corporation, along with members of Marty’s family, established the Martin F. Duffy Scholarship Fund in Communication.


  • A major in the School of Communication, preferably journalism major, with a minimum of 60 credit hours
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Scholarship funds must be used for educational expenses
  • Submit one resume
  • Submit a one page essay explaining how your experiences in the School of Communication at Illinois State University will help you make a difference in the journalism profession.
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation
  • Preference will be given to students who wish to pursue a career in print journalism

Application: Download the application here

Deadline for application: February 17, 2020

Please submit all applications to the School of Communication office on the fourth floor of Fell Hall.