The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award a scholarship to a minority high school senior in Ohio who plans to major in a field relevant to the newspaper industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program at an Ohio college or university.
-Applicant must be a graduating senior at an Ohio high school. Awardee must be enrolled as college freshman at an Ohio college or university for the upcoming school year
-A minimum high school grade point average of 2.5 (C+) is required. The student's high school transcripts must accompany the application
-Applicants must be African American, Hispanic, Asian American or American Indian
-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
-Applications must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from high school faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests
-Students may provide additional information such as samples or articles that have been published (limit to two, please)
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.