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NABJ Scholarships

 
 
NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $2,500.  All applications must be submitted online by the specified deadline.
 
 NABJ Scholarships:
(click on links for more information)

 

Application Coming Fall of 2014


  
Application Requirements (College Students):
  • Must be a current NABJ member ($40/college students; $35/high school students)
  • Must be an American or foreign-born student who is currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university in the U.S.
  • Must major in journalism or a communications-related discipline with the interest of pursuing a journalism career
  • Must meet the cumulative G.P.A. requirement verified on an official transcript
  • Must have at least one year of school remaining at the time of the application submission
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (must explain journalism experience, academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need; 500 - 800 words)
  • Essay on the specified topic (1,000 - 2,000 words)
  • Five (5) Work Samples (articles, video clips, photos, or personal website)
  • Three (3) References (must provide contact information. Letters are NOT required.)
  • Documents must be a Microsoft Word document or PDF. Please save and submit all documents as "Name.Year.TypeofFile" (example: JaneDoe.2014.Resume)

 Application Requirements (High School Students):

  • Must be a current NABJ member
  • Must be an American or foreign-born student who is currently enrolled full-time at a high school in the U.S.
  • Must be a senior interested in majoring in journalism or a communications-related discipline at an accredited college/university in the U.S. following graduation
  • Must meet the cumulative G.P.A. requirement verified on an official high school transcript
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (must explain journalism experience, academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need; 500 - 800 words)
  • Essay on the specified topic (800 - 1,000 words)
  • Three (3) Work Samples (articles, video clips, photos, or personal website)
  • Three (3) References (must provide contact information. Letters are NOT required.)
  • Documents must be a Microsoft Word document or PDF. Please save and submit all documents as "Name.Year.TypeofFile" (example: JaneDoe.2013.Resume)

 NABJ Scholarship Award Policies:

  • Scholarship awards are disbursed in one payment to the recipient's school upon proof of enrollment.
  • A scholarship selection committee will select the winners based on NABJ's scoring system and adherence to the application guidelines and requirements.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to re-apply to any NABJ scholarships.
  • Winners will be formally recognized in the convention program book, a press release, and the NABJ website.
 
 

 

 2013 Scholarship Winners

 

Allison E. Fisher Scholarship

Alexis Rogers

University of Missouri

Carole Simpson Scholarship

Gabrielle A. Wright

New York University / Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

 

DeWayne Wickham Founder’s

High School Scholarship

Michelle Chavez

Montgomery Blair High School

 

 

Larry Whiteside Scholarship

Adriana Bush

San Diego State University 

 

Les Payne Founder’s Scholarship

 Débora Silva

University of California-Berkeley

 

 

NABJ  Scholarship

Beatrice Katcher

Wayne State University

 

 

Visual Task Force Scholarship

Ashli Lett

Narbonne High School

 

 

Visual Task Force Scholarship

Shani Muhammad

Full Sail University

 

 


 

 

 

For more information about NABJ's scholarships, please contact:

Scott Berry, Office Administrator
301-405-7520,
sberry@nabj.org

 

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