College Scholarships for Careers in Journalism

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Deadline
May 2
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Radio Television Digital News Association
    4121 Plank Road #512
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time or incoming graduate students. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.
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Deadline
October 13
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Broadcast Education Association
    1771 North Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors or seniors or graduate students at BEA member universities, students pursuing freshman and sophomore instruction only or students who have already completed BEA two-year programs at a four-year college.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Foundation Bob East Scholarship
    Chuck Fadely
    The Miami Herald
    One Herald Plaza
    Miami, FL 33132
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must either be an undergraduate in the first three and one half years of college or be planning to pursue postgraduate work.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000-$2,500
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Deadline
February 9
Amount
At least $1,000
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Deadline
May 2
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Radio Television Digital News Association
    4121 Plank Road #512
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Chicano News Media Association
    USC Annenberg School of Journalism
    727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
    Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Latino and either California residents or be attending California schools. While the student's degree does not have to be in journalism, they must demonstrate plans to pursue a career in journalism. An interview and autobiographical essay are required. Awards are based also on financial need, academic achievement and a civic responsibility.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Associated Press Television and Radio Association
    c/o Roberta Gonzales
    CBS 5 TV
    855 Battery Street
    San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current college students in one of the 13 APTRA states and be able to provide tapes or other samples of work related to broadcast journalism.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Press Photographers Foundation College Photographer of the Year
    David Rees
    CPOY Director, School of Journalism, The University of Missouri
    106 Lee Hills Hall
    Columbus, MO 65211
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a full-time four-year college or university, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted to each winner.
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Deadline
May 2
Amount
$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Radio Television Digital News Association
    4121 Plank Road #512
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.
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Deadline
May 16
Amount
$500-$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Florida Outdoor Writers Association
    24 NW 33rd Court
    Suite A
    Gainesville, FL 32706
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students at Florida colleges or universities or students from any school whose applications are endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor. They must have a career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities. Selection is based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities. Preference is given to journalism and communications majors.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    California Chicano News Media Association
    USC Annenberg School of Journalism
    727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
    Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$500-$4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
    P.O. Box 491
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.
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Deadline
February 14
Amount
$500-$1,000
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    California Chicano News Media Association
    USC Annenberg School of Journalism
    727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
    Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Radio Television Digital News Association
    4121 Plank Road #512
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major but must have a career goal of becoming a sports reporter for television or radio. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
Up to $5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Hispanic Journalists
    Scholarship Committee
    1000 National Press Building
    Washington, DC 20045
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduates or first-year graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism in Spanish-language television or radio. The award includes an opportunity to intern with the news division of Univision or an affiliate. Applicants must write an essay in Spanish outlining their career goals and provide Spanish-language samples of their work.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,500-$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Dairy Shrine
    P.O. Box 1
    Maribel, WI 54227
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors planning to enter a four-year university with intent to major in the dairy or animal sciences with a communications emphasis or agricultural journalism with a dairy or animal science emphasis, and they must intend to work in the dairy industry following graduation.
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Deadline
January 16
Amount
Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    LinTV
    8 Elm Street
    New Haven, CT 06510
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in broadcast journalism, digital multimedia, mass/speech/digital communication, television production or marketing at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and be of non-white origin.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,000-$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Hispanic Journalists
    Scholarship Committee
    1000 National Press Building
    Washington, DC 20045
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in English or Spanish-language broadcast journalism.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$2,000 plus $500 book stipend
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    No
  • Offered by
    Overseas Press Club Foundation
    40 W. 45 Street
    New York, NY 10036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in a career as a foreign correspondent. Eligible students must be attending American colleges or universities.
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Deadline
May 2
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Radio Television Digital News Association
    4121 Plank Road #512
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.
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Deadline
May 3
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Asian American Journalists Association
    5 Third Street
    Suite 1108
    San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or full time undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants are not required to be Asian Americans but must support the mission of the AAJA and be committed to work within the community. Selection is based on the applicant's promise to support the field of journalism and issues faced by Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans. In addition, selection is based on financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated ability in journalism as well as the applicant's resume, two letters of recommendation, essay and work samples.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
$1,000-$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Asian Pacific Fund
    465 California Street
    Suite 809
    San Francisco, CA 94104
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students that are at least 50% Filipino and majoring in journalism at any Bay Area university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, writing samples, resumes, recommendation letters and Student Aid Report forms.
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