The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a scholarship to a student from northern Ohio who is currently enrolled and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university. The scholarship is named for Harold K. Douthit, founder of Douthit Communications, Inc., Sandusky, and a former president of The Ohio Newspaper Association.
Applicant must have graduated from a high school in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Huron, Erie, Wood, Geauga, Sandusky, Ottawa or Lucas county and be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university for the upcoming school year. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) is required. The student's college transcript must accompany the application. Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied). Students must demonstrate the ability to write clearly in an autobiography of 750 to 1,000 words describing academic and career interests, awards, extracurricular activities and any journalism-related activities. The essay should include reasons for financial assistance. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.