P.O. Box 300 Princeton NJ 08543-0300 609/452-2820 http://djnewspaperfund.dowj1s.com/fund/ default.asp newsfund@wsj.dowj1s.com
  • Scholarship Name :
    Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inc. (summer Workshops In Journalism & Writing Competition For Minority Students)
  • Number Of Awards :
    8
  • Renewable :
    Yes. High school students may receive the award for their freshman and sophomore years, provided they maintain a 2.5 GPA and an interest in journalism. Incoming college freshmen receive the award only in their sophomore year.
  • States In Which Available :
    New Jersey
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $1,000 + paid summer internship
  • Deadline :
    NOV 15
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Workshops offered at 26 colleges around the U.S. Open to high school seniors and college freshmen interested in journalism, whose ethnic backgrounds are African-American, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Eskimo, Asian, or Hispanic. 10 days of learning to write, report, design, and lay out a newspaper.
  • Specific Target Group :
    Journalism
  • How To Apply :
    Contact Dow Jones or see website for list of participating colleges/ states. Prizewinners are nominated by the director; must submit an essay and a published story, which will be judged by 3 professional journalists.