Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Register
Carole Simpson Scholarship
Share |

 

Carole Simpson Scholarship

  Application Deadline:  Friday, February 13, 2015

Number of Awards Available: 1
Amount of the Award: $2,500
Student Type: Undergraduate or Graduate

 

Carole Simpson has been a pioneer for both women and minorities in the field of journalism.  She was the first woman to broadcast radio news in Chicago, the first African-American woman to anchor a major television network evening newscast, and the first woman or minority to be the sole moderator of a presidential debate.  Ms. Simpson established this scholarship to provide financial assistance to students of color interested in pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.  She released her memoir, NewsLady, in 2010.  Ms. Simpson is currently the Leader-in-Residence at Emerson College's School of Communication in Boston, MA.  To learn more about her remarkable career, please visit http://www.carolesimpson.com.

 

 Specific Application Requirements:

  • Must major in journalism or a communications-related discipline with a concentration in broadcast with the career aspirations to work in television news.
  • G.P.A. requirement: 2.5 or higher
  • Essay topic:  "How has Carole Simpson's career inspired you to pursue a career in broadcast journalism and what do you hope your legacy will be?" (1,000 - 2,000 words)

General Application Requirements:

  •  Resume
  • Cover Letter 
  • Official College Transcript
  • Five (5) Work Samples
  • Three (3) References

Click here to apply to the Carole Simpson Scholarship

 

 To return to the main scholarships page, please click here.

 

Community Search
Sign In


Forgot your password?

Haven't registered yet?

NABJ News
Calendar

10/10/2014 » 10/12/2014
2014 NABJ Region IV Conference

3/13/2015 » 3/14/2015
2015 NABJ Region VI Conference





 




NABJ Journal
Summer 2014
 



NABJ 2012 Diversity
Broadcast Census