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Fort WayneJournal-Gazette Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description

CRITERIA: This one-year scholarship is given to a student who is majoring in the news-editorial sequence or news track as an undergraduate or the journalism master’s degree program. Preference is given to a student who comes from the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette circulation area, which includes Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio.GENERAL CRITERIA FOR JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS• To apply for any undergraduate scholarship, a student MUST be enrolled at Ball State University during Spring Semester and plan to enroll for at least one semester and take at least 12 hours per semester (or two hours of internship) while the scholarship is in effect for the academic year. In other words, recipients must be full-time students.• A student MUST have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.6/4.0 in all course work and/or outstanding media service before she/he can apply for scholarship consideration. Media service may include student publications, internships and/or other on or off-campus media work. (Some scholarships may have an additional GPA requirements.)• Applicants must submit copies of one to three samples of their published and/or academic work. Photocopies are acceptable. Study each description carefully (in every category) and apply ONLY for those scholarships for which you qualify. Students who have previously won one-year scholarships are invited to re-apply or apply for other applicable scholarships. Students must supply supplemental materials to the journalism department office no later than the set deadline.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 3000

Max Award: 3000

Deadline: 2017-02-15

Website: http://cms.bsu.edu/Academics/CollegesandDepartments/Journalism

Sponsoring Organization Ball State University
Department of Journalism, Art and Journalism Building (AJ), Room 300 2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Contact Person:

Phone: 765-285-8200

Fax: 765-285-7997

Web: http://cms.bsu.edu/Academics/CollegesandDepartments/Journalism

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