Scholarship Name :
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inc. (summer Workshops In Journalism & Writing Competition For Minority Students)
Number Of Awards :
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 :
Scholarship Amount :
$1,000 + paid summer internship
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 :
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.