Beginning in 2014, the Ohio Newspapers Foundation broadened scholarship opportunities in order to attract more talented young people majoring in the following newspaper industry related fields: journalism, advertising, marketing, and communications.
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award three scholarships to students who are enrolled in an Ohio college or university and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program.
-Applicant must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior at an Ohio college/university for the upcoming academic year
-A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (C+) 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)
-Student 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. Emphasis should be given to student's course of study as it pertains to the newspaper industry
-Application must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from college or university faculty members familiar with the student's work and career interests
-Student should provide writing samples, articles or other relevant materials such as web links and PDF files used to display design or advertising content
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.