Ohio Newspaper Association Minority Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 31, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -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.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Ohio Newspaper Association
  • 1335 Dublin Road, Suite 216-B
  • Columbus, OH 43215
  • ariggs@ohionews.org
  • 614-486-6677
  • 614-486-6677

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