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Annually, NABJ awards deserving students interested in pursuing a career in journalism awards of more than $30,000 in NABJ scholarships. Each scholarship is worth up to $5,000. Scholarships are open to any foreign or American born students, currently attending an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or those who are candidates for graduate school.
To be considered and to receive a scholarship, all applicants must be a member of NABJ. The requirements make up one complete packet for this program. Students who want to apply for the program must submit four complete packets to the national office.
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Direct2TV.com is offering a $1,000 Media & Technology Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student
who writes and publishes a blog post describing his or her interaction with technology and how technology functions as part society in general. Recipient must be enrolled at an accredited college or university.
Applicants must publish a 300-1,000 word post on a blog, then submit their post for consideration to http://www.direct2tv.com/directv-scholarship.html.
Entries are due no later than 5 p.m. EST on June 1, 2013.
Entries will be judged based on originality, insight, writing quality and overall website authority.
The scholarship funds are provided by DirectStar TV, LLC, which owns and operates direct2tv.com, and will be made payable directly via mail to the accredited college or university designated by the recipient after July 1, 2013.
The full details can be viewed here: http://www.direct2tv.com/directv-scholarship.html.
The West Virginia Press Association Foundation is accepting applications for 2013 Summer Internships and 2013-14 Scholarships. If awarded, the WVPAF provides both funded and unfunded internships at newspapers across West Virginia and scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000.
The programs are open to journalism majors and students in related fields such as business management, human resources, advertising, social media and marketing. Preference will be given to students in at least their sophomore year of college.
Application deadline is May 1, 2013, but the WVPAF may accept applications a few days after the deadline. Downloaded the application now!
For additional information or to have the applications mailed, call 1-800-235-6881, or write to: WV Press Association Foundation, 3422 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston, WV, 25302.
WVU students have multiple chances to win summer tuition dollars and other great prizes by entering the WVU Summer photo contest between February 18 and April 18!
Upload as many as 10 original photos highlighting summer to create visually stunning ePostcards. The photos can be campus, home, an adventure trip, or friends. Creativity encouraged! Then e-mail your ePostcard to friends to be entered in the contest.
The grand prize is $500 towards WVU summer tuition
Three $250 tuition prizes in the categories of people, places, or things
Special gifts for the first 100 to enter
Visit the contest web page at www.summer.wvu.edu/contest to review the rules and then start sending.
Journalism Students: You could win a FREE, 9-day international study tour of Japan in Summer 2013!
The Indiana University School of Journalism, in partnership with the Scripps Howard Foundation, is organizing the 2013 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.
Nine winners from schools across the United States will participate in an all expenses-paid trip to Japan May 23 June 1. (Note: Many of our past participants have been able to take a leave from internships or start internships later because of this honor.)
Complete the online applicationby Feb. 28; winners will be announced March 23.
For information, visit: www.scripps.com/foundation/rwhcompetition
The Digital Storymakers Award, co-sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and Atavist recognizes excellence in student nonfiction multimedia.
Grand prize winners will receive $5,000, and invitation to a two-day boot camp conducted by guest authors, and publication in a special Digital Storymakers Award App.
Visit www.digitalstorymakersaward.org for more information.
Submission deadline is April 15, 2013.
The Washington Media Scholars Foundation is hosting its Media Plan Case Competition for its Media Scholars Program. Winning students will go to Washington, D.C. in June for Media Scholars Week and have the opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarships.
The Qualifying Round
The top 20% of qualification round entries a maximum of 30 teams will be invited to participate in the 2013 Media Plan Case Competition. Of the 30 teams, six will be chosen to compete in Washington, D.C. for the National Excellence in Media Award and $10,000 in scholarships.
The qualifying round includes a brief introduction to the basics of media planning and allows judges to determine those who have the skills to complete and submit a competitive media plan. During this round of the competition, students may work either individually or as a team of two.
Teams of two have four weeks to create a strategic media plan based on a hypothetical special election referendum issue. Students work with actual, real-world, data from leading national research and ratings firms to create a media plan that will make the most effective impressions on their target voter.
For more information, view step-by-step instructions on entering the competition here http://mediascholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2013-Media-Plan-Case-Competition-Participant-Guide.pdf.
The International Communication Division of AEJMC announces its student contest in multimedia news story writing for the year 2012-2013.
The contest is open to all undergraduate students. Entries must be nonfiction, journalistic stories with multimedia support on a topic related to an international issue.
Visit www.AEJMC.com for more information.
Entries must be postmarked by April 5, 2013.
The Associated Press and Google are seeking candidates for a scholarship program that recognizes student creativity and innovation at the intersection of journalism and technology.
Now in its second year, the AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship Program is administered by the Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists.
The program will award six $20,000 scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year who are pursuing degrees in journalism, computer science and new media. The deadline to apply is Feb. 8, 2013.
Scholarship winners are selected by a distinguished team of leaders from across the digital media industry. A key goal of the program is to promote geographic, gender and ethnic diversity, with an emphasis on rural and urban areas.
“These scholarship recipients are devising dynamic and innovative ways to tell stories and make information accessible,” said Nilka Thomas, manager of Global Diversity and Talent Inclusion at Google. “We’re proud to support these emerging digital leaders and the diversity of background and experiences that shape their perspectives.”
Recipients use their awards to pursue individual projects. Last year’s winners are tackling projects ranging from interactive data visualizations to data-driven hyperlocal reporting to news games. The winners will be blogging about their progress, challenges and achievements on the ONA website (www.journalists.org) and participating in Google Plus hangouts in 2013.
For more details: http://journalists.org/next-gen/ap-google-scholarship/.
$5,000 Scholarships are available for Graduate and Undergraduate Journalism and Related Communications Majors of Greek American Heritage
Journalism and communications majors at the graduate and undergraduate level who are of Greek American heritage may apply for annual scholarships given in the amount of $5,000 in memory of Peter Agris, the late founder and publisher of The Hellenic Chronicle.
The non-renewable grants have been offered by the Alpha Omega Council of New England and the Agris family for the last two decades.
Criteria for candidates include:
Be of Greek American heritage;
Hold U.S. citizenship;
Be a current, full-time student as a journalism or related communications major at the graduate or undergraduate level in an accredited college or university in the United States;
maintain active participation in school, community, church organizations;
Have a minimum 3.0 GPA and
Demonstrate financial need.
Candidates may visit the scholarships’ website on Facebook ~ The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships ~ and download an application on the Alpha Omega Council’s website at www.alphaomegacouncil.com.
The following items must be returned by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to The Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships Committee, c/o Nancy Agris Savage, 9 Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01760 by no later than March 1, 2013:
1) completed application;
2) current transcript;
3) required essay and
4) copies of any published articles or other professional materials that would enhance the application.
Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
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