College Scholarships for Journalism

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Deadline
February 13
Amount
$1,500
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April 1
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • 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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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500-$1,500
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Up to $2,000
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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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Varies
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Fund for American Studies
    1706 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. There are programs in comparative political and economic systems, political journalism, business and government, philanthropy and international institutes. Each program includes classes, an internship and special events. Students take classes at Georgetown University and live in downtown Washington, DC. Summer and school-year programs are available.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,500-$2,000
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Community Foundation
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be graduates of Maine high schools or home-schooled in Maine. Applicants are considered for the award based on their interest in journalism, financial need and academic achievement. They must also continue to demonstrate an interest in journalism in college.
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Deadline
April 4
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Varies
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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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    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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    No
  • Offered by
    Nation Institute
    116 E 16th Street
    8th Floor
    New York, NY 10003
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. college or university and submit articles written outside of regular coursework within the year prior to the application deadline. Selection is based on the article's exhibition of commitment to human rights, concern for truth-telling, interest in topics ignored by mainstream media, investigative zeal and progressive politics.
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  • 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
Varies
Amount
Up to $10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Scholastic
    557 Broadway
    New York, NY 10012
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12 in U.S. or Canadian schools and must submit writing pieces or portfolios in one of the following categories: dramatic script, general writing portfolio, humor, journalism, nonfiction portfolio, novel, personal essay/memoir, poetry, science fiction/fantasy, short story and short short story.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Virginia High School League Foundation
    1642 State Farm Boulevard
    Charlottesville, VA 22911
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active members of a high school newspaper, yearbook or other publication. Students must be in their senior year and have plans to study journalism in college.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
$1,000-$3,000
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    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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