The Ohio News Media Foundation will award the Minority Journalism Scholarship to minority students who are current Ohio college students or a graduating senior in high school interested in studying journalism, advertising, marketing or communications at an accredited college or university during the upcoming academic year. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American, or American Indian, and they must have at least a GPA of a 2.5.
Applicants must include an official high school transcript, a 500-750 word autobiography, and two letters of recommendation with their application. Applicants can be submitted online or by U.S. Mail. The Ohio News Media Foundation, in alignment with its mission of achieving the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in all phases of journalism and newspaper publishing, awards scholarships to high school and collegiate students annually. The foundation provides funding through a
variety of events and donations.