University Journalism Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award three scholarships of $1,500 each to students who are enrolled in an Ohio college or university and majoring in journalism or an equivalent degree program. Applicants are not limited to, but preference will be given to students demonstrating a career commitment to newspaper journalism.Eligibility   * Applicant must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at an Ohio college or university.  * A minimum grade point average of 2.5 (C+) is required. The student’s college transcript must accompany the application.  * Application form must be typed or printed legibly by the applicant. (The application form on the reverse side may be photocopied).  * Student 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. Emphasis should be given to newspaper or print journalism.  * Application must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from college or university faculty members familiar with the student’s work and career interests.  * Student should provide writing samples or articles that have been published.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 3

Min Award: 1500

Max Award: 1500

Deadline: 2018-03-31


Sponsoring Organization The Ohio Newspapers Foundation
1335 Dublin Road, Suite 216-B
Columbus, OH 43215

Contact Person: Ann Riggs, ONA receptionist and secretary

Phone: 614-486-6677