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Visual Task Force Scholarship
Application Deadline:

Friday, February 12, 2016 11:59 pm (EST)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Thursday, March 17, 2106

   Kacie Trimble 
Northwestern University
2015 Visual Task Force Scholarship Winner

Bria Granville 
Western Kentucky University
2015 Visual Task Force Scholarship Winner

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


The NABJ Visual Task Force (VTF) was formed in 1990 and it provides a venue for visual journalists in the areas of photojournalism, design and informational graphics, broadcast photojournalism and visual leadership for newspaper, magazine, broadcast and online publications.

Specific Application Requirements:

  • Must major in journalism with a concentration in visual journalism (college students); must have an interest in majoring in journalism with a focus on visual journalism (high school)
  • G.P.A. requirement: 2.75 or higher
  • Essay topic:  "What are the top three (3) reasons you would like to pursue a career in visual journalism and how do you use your visual skills to effectively and creatively tell a story?" (1,000 - 2,000 words)
  • Must have visual journalism experience

General Application Requirements:

  •  Resume
  • Cover Letter 
  •  Official College / High School Transcript
  • Work Samples
  • Three (3) References

 Click here to apply to the Visual Task Force Scholarship


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