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 Allison E. Fisher Scholarship

  Application Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015


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

Ronald and Pat Fisher partnered with NABJ to establish a scholarship in memory of their daughter Allison, who lost her battle with breast cancer at the age of 28.  Allison’s journalism career included positions at BET, PBS, Voice of America, and Channel One News.  To learn more about the Allison E. Fisher Memorial Fund, please visit

Specific Application Requirements:


  • Must major in journalism or a communications-related discipline
  •  G.P.A. requirement: 3.0 or higher
  • Essay topic:  "What are the top three (3) reasons you would like to pursue a career in journalism and what do you hope your legacy as a journalist will be?" (1,000 - 2,000 words)
  • Must demonstrate a record of community service

General Application Requirements:

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

 Click here to apply to the Allison E. Fisher Scholarship


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