Scholarships and Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships

The M.S. in Publishing Program offers two assistantship positions each semester:

  • Graduate Assistantship for the Publishing Multi-Media Lab, and
  • Graduate Assistantship for the Pace University Press.

The assistantships include a credit component and stipend. The selection process is highly competitive and requires a well-rounded knowledge of the layout and design software currently being used in the publishing industry, namely, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as Quark XPress. Both assistantships also require skills in web design including but not limited to HTML.

Interested students should fill out a Graduate Assistantship Application form, which is included in the “Graduate Application Information” Booklet.

Applications should be mailed to the director of the MS in Publishing program.

Scholarships

There are university and department scholarships awarded on the basis of merit and need. These scholarships are awarded at the time when your admission to the program is considered; there is no separate application process. The following is a list of the scholarships currently offered by the Pace University M.S. in Publishing Department.

Business Press of America Edgell Scholarship
The Robert Edgell Scholarship is awarded to a student who enters the Pace University MS in Publishing Program and pursues a career in specialized business publications.

Deloitte and Touche LLP Scholarship
The Deloitte and Touche LLP Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student entering the MS in Publishing program. The scholarship supports the need to educate students and prepare them for the professions of publishing.

David Pecker Scholarship
The David Pecker Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student entering the MS in Publishing program. The scholarship supports the need to educate students and prepare them for the profession of publishing. The scholarship is awarded based on merit and/or need.

Los Angeles Times/Herbert K. Schnall Scholarship
The Los Angeles Times / Herbert K. Schnall Scholarships are awarded to a minority students who enter the program and elect a career in publishing. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need.

The Sherman Raskin Scholarship
The Sherman Raskin Scholarship is given to a deserving student entering the program and is based on academic excellence as well as need.

The Reader’s Digest Scholarship
The Reader’s Digest Scholarship helps support deserving students who plan to work in the field of publishing. The scholarship is awarded annually by the English Department to a student who displaus academic excellence, as well as need.