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  • Bob Stevens Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500
    February 7
    Sponsor: Garden State Scholastic Press Foundation

    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

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  • CCNMA Scholarships
    $500-$1,000
    August 7
    Sponsor: CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California

    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

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  • Constitutional Academy
    $2,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors and should be interested in government, civics, journalism, public policy, economics or constitutional principles.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 North Glebe Road
    Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22203

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  • David S. Barr Awards
    $1,000-$1,500
    January 31
    Sponsor: Newspaper Guild - CWA

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school or post-secondary students at any type of institution and have published or broadcast a work in the previous year that helped to correct an injustice or promote justice and fairness. Students who have worked or are working as professional journalists not including internships are not eligible to enter. No more than one entry per applicant may be submitted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, five copies of submitted work and brief summary of work are required.

    David S. Barr Award
    501 Third Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001-2797

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  • Dorothy D. Greer Journalist of the Year Scholarship Competition
    Up to $2,000
    February 15
    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

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  • Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship
    $500-$1,000
    August 7
    Sponsor: CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California

    Eligibility: 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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    ASU Cronkite School of Journalism
    725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404
    Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734

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  • Fund for American Studies Internships
    Varies
    March 10; June 1; November 10
    Sponsor: Fund for American Studies

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1621 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009

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  • Georgia Press Educational Foundation Scholarships
    $1,500-$2,000
    March 1
    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

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  • Guy P. Gannett Scholarship
    Varies
    June 1
    Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation

    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.

    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605

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  • Herff Jones Scholarship
    Varies
    March 28
    Sponsor: University Interscholastic League

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Texas, have a 3.0 or higher GPA and plan to major or minor in a communications-related field. Students must also have been involved in journalism during high school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation and three to five samples of student journalism work are required.

    1701 Manor Road
    Austin, TX 78722

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  • Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship
    $500-$1,000
    June 15
    Sponsor: CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California

    Eligibility: 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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.

    ASU Cronkite School of Journalism
    725 Arizona Avenue, Suite 404
    Santa Monica, CA 90401-1734

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  • Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    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

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  • Mary Moy Quan Ing Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 21
    Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5 Third Street
    Suite 1108
    San Francisco, CA 94103

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  • Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships/Internships
    $2,000-$3,000
    December 1
    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    40 West 45 Street
    New York, NY 10036

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  • Scholastic Art and Writing Portfolio Award
    Up to $10,000
    December 1
    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    557 Broadway
    New York, NY 10012

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  • Virginia High School League Charles E. Savedge Journalism Scholarship
    $500
    March 1
    Sponsor: Virginia High School League Foundation

    Eligibility: 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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1642 State Farm Boulevard
    Charlottesville, VA 22911

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