Journalism

$1500 Journalism Scholarship – Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association

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The Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association is now accepting applications for the 2014 Teresa Spatara Memorial Scholarship. The contest is open to both men and women who are currently juniors or seniors in college or in graduate school in Pennsylvania and who are Pennsylvania residents. The winner of the $1,500 prize is selected on the basis of proven journalistic ability, dedication to a newspaper career and general merit.

More information and an online application can be found at www.pwpa.us/scholarship.

 

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Write an Article – You Can Win $200!

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Write an article on the theme of “Generation-Y” and receive a cash prize of $200

Generation-Y, the #YOLO Generation, known for selfies, swag and drunken snapchats. Write an article on Gen-Y and the one with the most ‘likes’ will receive $200.

Read the rules here.

http://www.readwave.com/challenge/52/write-an-article-on-the-theme-of-generation-y-and-receive-a-cash-prize-of-200/

PPRS 2013 Scholarship – $1000!

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From http://pprs-hbg.org/news/pprs-2013-scholarship

The Pennsylvania Public Relations Society (PPRS) Student Development Committee encourages full-time Pennsylvania college/university students majoring in a communications-related field of study, i.e. public relations, journalism or mass communications, to apply for the PPRS $1,000 Communications Scholarship.

Download the application here.

Download printable flyer here.

Selection Criteria
One $1,000 scholarship recipient will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. A legal Pennsylvania resident
  2. A full-time student who will begin his or her junior or senior year in the fall of 2013 while majoring in a communications-related discipline at an accredited Pennsylvania college or university
  3. Academic achievement requiring a current college grade point average of 2.75 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale
  4. Extracurricular activities and campus/community involvement
  5. Strong writing skills

The deadline to submit your application is May 17, 2013.