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: 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.