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The Walter J. Travis Society, Inc awards The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship in recognition of the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of Walter J. Travis in the game of golf. In his pioneering career, he was a champion amateur golfer, esteemed golf course architect, innovative turf grass expert, and prolific golf journalist. Travis was founder and editor of one of the most influential golf magazines of his time, The American Golfer. We encourage applicants to learn more about the man in whose honor this scholarship has been established. Go to: www.travissociety.com or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Travis
The Travis Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a career in one of the following professions: landscape design/golf course architecture; golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent; professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special interest in golf.
In addition, as part of our effort to promote amateur golf, outstanding amateur college/university golfers are eligible for our scholarship awards, based on their competitive record as an amateur golf, and criteria listed below. Amateur golfer applicants are not restricted to any particular college program or career goal.
Applicants for The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship must be enrolled/matriculated as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited two- or four-year college/university, in a program of study that will prepare the student for a career in one of the above-mentioned professions.
The following criteria will be used in the evaluation and judging of all applicants:
Involvement in golf-related interests and activities
Career goals (Not applicable for students engaged in amateur golf)
Extracurricular activities, including volunteer work with student/community organizations; participation in sports and community affairs; jobs held; special interests, and hobbies
A minimum of $700
Number of Awards:
up to four
Awards are renewable subject to re-application, including a letter of recommendation from at least one of the student’s professors, and evidence of maintaining a 3.00 GPA, or higher. Past-winners will be reviewed by the Scholarship Screening Panel using the same criteria applied to all other applicants.
This scholarship may be used for any legitimate educational expense.
APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2014-2015 MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JUNE 1, 2014
Here is an excellent opportunity for a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage. The Jack G. Shaheen 2014 Mass Communications Scholarship, worth $1,000, will be awarded to the winner of an essay contest.
Eligibility: College students who are juniors, seniors or in graduate school in the 2014-2015 academic year majoring in journalism, radio, television, and or/film.
Applicants please submit the following items to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Research Institute:
- A one page statement explaining your goals and stating that: you are a U.S. citizen; you are of Arab heritage; and why you merit the scholarship.
- Two original signed letters of recommendation from Mass Communications professors.
- Copies of your articles, videos, films, etc. (the items will not be returned to you).
- Official academic transcripts (minimum 3.0 GPA).
- Permanent home address/ phone number, e-mail address, and phone number during the school year.
- Hard copy applications only.
- Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
Submit all materials to:
Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship
ADC Research Institute
Attention: Mr. Nabil Mohamad, ADC Vice President
1990 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
If you have any questions, call (202) 244-2990 or e-mail organizing@ADC.org. Awards will be announced and presented in June 2014 during ADC’s National Convention in Washington, D.C.
The Newspaper, Advertising and Marketing Executives (NAME) Scholarship Foundation is offering a $5,000 scholarship plus a trip to the NAME annual convention. The scholarship is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors who attend a school in the mid-Atlantic region and are studying advertising or marketing. Entry deadline is Friday, January 31, 2014. View complete entry materials here.
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.
For more information, please visit:
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.
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