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NABJ Region III Scholarship

  2019 Application 

 

Student Type: Undergraduate or Graduate Student enrolled in a college or university in NABJ's Region III

NABJ Region III wants to award a scholarship to a deserving college student enrolled in a school in Region III (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX). The candidate must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a journalism career, a record for community service, and financial need.

 

Application Requirements:

  • Must be a current NABJ member.
  • Must be an American or foreign-born student who is currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Must submit an Official College Transcript
  • Must provide a resume.
  • Must provide a cover letter (500-800 words) explaining your journalism experience, academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need.
  • Your essay must be persuasive and be between 800 to 1000 words. Essay Topic: Portable devices have changed the landscape of journalism. Streaming TV is growing to become a dominant form of viewership. We see this with a number of news organizations hosting apps that can be found on Apple TV and Roku. News organizations on a local, national, and international level are working to strengthen their digital strategy as it relates to mobile news consumption, which can include websites, apps, and social media. How can these digital platforms better serve minority communities? What is your digital strategy for news organizations? And, how can it strengthen community engagement?

  • Must provide at least three (3) and no more than five (5) work samples (articles, audio and/or video clips, podcasts, blogs, photos or personal website).
  • Must provide three (3) references, along with their contact information: name, title, email address and phone number. Letters are NOT required.
  • Documents must be in Microsoft Word or PDF. Please save and submit all documents as "Name.Year.TypeofFile" (example: JaneDoe.2013.Resume)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Monday, April 29, 2019

Click HERE to Apply!

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