Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating New Jersey high school seniors who are nominated by a GSSPA member, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in high school journalism for at least two years.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, three or four letters of recommendation and portfolio with work samples are required.
New Jersey Press Foundation 840 Bear Tavern Road Suite 305 West Trenton, NJ 08628-1019
Eligibility: 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 civic responsibility.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
ASU Cronkite School of Journalism 725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404 Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734
Dorothy D. Greer Journalist of the Year Scholarship Competition Up to $2,000
Sponsor: Colorado Student Media Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be Colorado high school seniors whose schools are members of the Colorado Student Media Association. Students must have worked on their yearbook or newspaper for at least two years. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Selection criteria include neatness (10 percent), quality of work (40 percent), personal statement (20 percent), letters of recommendation (20 percent) and grades (10 percent).
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, transcript, three to four letters of recommendation, samples of published work and action photo are required.
Jack Kennedy, CSMA Executive Director 9253 Sori Lane Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Eligibility: 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 live in on-campus housing at George Washington University or in furnished apartments in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Each student takes 3-9 credit hours in courses at George Mason University in addition to interning 30-35 hours per week. Summer and school-year programs are available.
Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarships $1,500-$2,000
Sponsor: Georgia Press Educational Foundation Inc.
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students who have been Georgia residents for three years, or their parents must have been Georgia residents for two years. Students must attend a Georgia college or university, demonstrate financial need and be recommended by a counselor, principal, professor or Georgia Press Association member.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, copy of SAT scores, copy of tax return, anticipated budget, school photograph and letter of recommendation are required.
Georgia Press Building 30266 Mercer University Drive Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30343-4137
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online in January or by contacting the Maine Community Foundation.
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors intending to major in journalism. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to the field of journalism, sensitivity to Asian American issues as demonstrated by community involvement, journalistic ability, scholastic ability and financial need.
Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships/Internships $2,000-$3,000
Sponsor: Overseas Press Club Foundation
Eligibility: 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.
Scholastic Art and Writing Portfolio Award Up to $10,000
Sponsor: Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in U.S. or Canadian schools. Students must submit a total of six art or writing works with accompanying artist and personal statements in one of 28 categories of art and writing.