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William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship

$2,000

December 31, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship honors the esteemed Texas journalist who coined the phrase "Right to Work" and contributed greatly to the movement's advancement. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the student who exemplifies the dedication to principle and high journalistic standards of the late Mr. Ruggles.

    Officers, directors and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, Members of the Selection Review Committee and their families are not eligible.

    Eligibility:
    -Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program by submitting a transcript or copy of acceptance letter from the school you are or will attend
    -Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism by submitting an essay of approximately 500 words

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 5211 Port Royal Road
  • Suite 510
  • Springfield , VA 22151
  • research@nilrr.org
  • tel: 703-321-9606
  • fax: 703-321-7342

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Joshua J  on 11/4/2015 12:15:42 PM

My name is Joshua Johnson, I have recently started going back to college as a freshman. I am going back to school for my major in Communications and my minor is in Digital Media. I am looking to finish school and enjoy a career in sports journalism and broadcasting, which I will truly enjoy and love. I also want to finish my education to support my wife and two daughters. I want to be able to provide them with a better life style than what I had growing up as well as showing them the importance of getting a college education and how helpful it is to get into a career that you will enjoy.

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