February 11, 2011

Journalism scholarships for Oregon students

Oregon high school students and college students interested in journalism can apply for $1,000 scholarships. The deadline is March 11.

Two of the scholarships will go to high school seniors, and two will be given to college journalism students. Applicants must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade-point average, be enrolled full time in an Oregon high school or college, and participate in a school newspaper.

To apply, applicants must submit a 250-word essay about journalism interest and experience; a 300-word essay on short- and long-term goals and how the scholarship would impact the student's financial ability to complete a degree; two letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher and one from person familiar with the applicant's love of journalism; a résumé; and a college or high school transcript.

Mail applications to ONF Scholarship, 7150 SW Hampton St. Suite 111, Portland, OR 97223. For information, contact (503) 624-6397 or laurie@orenews.com.

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1 Comments:

Anonymous HS Transcript said...

Ouch, My son missed the deadline, and starts college this fall. Are there any other journalism scholarships available through outside organizations?

Thanks.

April 1, 2011 at 12:13 AM  

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