Capital News Service/Bill Cote Endowed Scholarship in Journalism

A veteran Booth Newspapers State Capitol Bureau reporter, Bill Cote joined the Journalism School full time in 1986 and ran Capital News Service until his retirement in 2002. Long considered one of the most innovative and respected bureau of its kind on any college campus, CNS alumni endowed this scholarship in his honor.


  • Given to journalism students who have reached at least junior status by the upcoming fall semester and who have completed at least one semester of exceptional work at CNS
  • Must have an overall GPA of at least 3.25