Visual Task Force Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Number of Awards Available: 2
Amount of the Award: $1,500
Student Type: High School, Undergraduate or Graduate

The NABJ Visual Task Force (VTF) was formed in 1990 and it provides a venue for visual journalists in the areas of photojournalism, design and informational graphics, broadcast photojournalism and visual leadership for newspaper, magazine, broadcast and online publications.

Specific Application Requirements:

Must major in journalism with a concentration in visual journalism (college students); must have an interest in majoring in journalism with a focus on visual journalism (high school)
G.P.A. requirement: 2.75 or higher
Essay topic:  “What are the top three (3) reasons you would like to pursue a career in visual journalism and how do you use your visual skills to effectively and creatively tell a story?” (1,000 - 2,000 words)
Must have visual journalism experience

General Application Requirements:

Cover Letter
Official College / High School Transcript
Work Samples
Three (3) References

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 2

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 1,500

Deadline: 2018-03-21


Sponsoring Organization National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, MD 20742

Contact Person: Tiane Johnson, Communications Coordinator and Program Manager

Phone: 301-405-2573 / (301) 405-0248

Fax: (301) 314-1714