Merv Aubespin Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.copydesk.org/edfund/apply/
  • Contact
  • Alex Cruden
  • Address
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • 333 W. State St.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53203
  • Email Address
  • alex@copydesk.org
  • Application Deadline
  • November 16, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 5
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • Finding and hiring talented copy editors has always been challenging, but a world hungry for information needs copy editors more than ever. To help meet that need, the American Copy Editors Society has awarded scholarships to deserving students since 1999. The Aubespin Scholarship is one of the awards given away each year by the American Copy Editors Society (ACES). Named after Merv Aubespin, a past chairman of the ACES Human Resources Committee and president of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Aubespin Scholarship offers aspiring copy editors the chance to afford a college education.

    One $2,500 Aubespin Award and four $1,000 awards; each winner will also receive free registration and up to $500 for travel for the ACES2014 conference in Las Vegas.


    Eligibility:
    - Applicants must be college juniors, seniors or graduate school students in the coming fall or must be graduating students taking on a full-time copy editing job or internship in the coming fall

    Additional information on submission materials and application may be found on the sponsor's website.

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