Sports Communication

Sports communication is an aspect of communication studies which specializes in the study of communication in a sports setting. It can encompass the study of interpersonal and organizational communication (both verbal and non-verbal) between participants within a particular sport (e.g. players, coaches, managers, referees, trainers and physiotherapists, and governing bodies); communication between sports participants, fans, and the media; and the way that sports are represented and communicated in the media. Sports communication is something that happens at all levels of ranging from kindergarten to the college level and is not restricted to professionals. It happens on a constant basis and works best with people that are willing to work collectively as a team. If everyone is on board with positive thoughts and communication, it becomes very dismantling to the person receiving the message. It is not only for positive talk, though, because negative sports communication happens all the time.

Personal and Organizational Communication in Sport could involve intrapersonal, interpersonal, and small-group communication in sport, while organizational communication research could include intra- and interorganizational communication in sport.

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Scholarships for Sports Communication Majors

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Career Path Scholarship

American Quarter Horse Foundation

$1,500 December 01, 2020 See Details
 

Career Path Scholarship

American Quarter Horse Foundation

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$1,500

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December 01, 2020
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Swing Big for Students Scholarship

Pellissippi State Technical Community College

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Swing Big for Students Scholarship

Pellissippi State Technical Community College

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$1,000

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February 28, 2021
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Helen and Paul Schnare Scholarship

St. Charles Community College

Up to $500 April 01, 2021 See Details
 

Helen and Paul Schnare Scholarship

St. Charles Community College

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Up to $500

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April 01, 2021
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CWC Communication Scholarship

Central Wyoming College

Varies March 01, 2021 See Details
 

CWC Communication Scholarship

Central Wyoming College

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March 01, 2021
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