150 West Brambleton Avenue Norfolk VA 23510 757/446-2913 757/222-5850 (Fax) http://www.landmarkcommunications.com jlamkin@lcimedia.com
  • Scholarship Name :
  • Number Of Awards :
    Up to 3
  • Renewable :
    Yes, 2 years; maintain a 2.5 GPA; adhere to standards and ethics of professional journalism; uphold a positive public image as a Landmark Scholar; be punctual and have good attendance; comply with Landmark’s general employment policies during internship; and participate in available training, workshops and seminars.
  • States In Which Available :
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $5,000 + newsroom internship
  • Deadline :
    NOV 30
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Must be a U.S. citizen or registered permanent resident with GPA of 2.5 or better and goal of becoming a print journalism professional. Must have ties to the Mid-Atlantic/Southern region; be a member of a minority group (Asian, Hispanic, African- American, Native American); be a college sophomore enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours/semester) in a 4-year degree program; and have a personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation. Award based on grades, work samples, financial needs, recommendations, and targeted selection/interview skills. Summer internship between sophomore and junior years and junior and senior years. At the end of each summer, scholarship awarded. On graduation, eligible for a 1-year internship with full benefits and the possibility of continued employment.
  • Specific Target Group :
  • How To Apply :
    Download application from website and submit with 500-word autobiography; résumé (include expected graduation date); college transcript; and 3 letters of recommendation from professional colleagues or professors. Provide work samples, a minimum of 3 college or professional newspaper/magazine or other work samples (include 3 copies of your sample, photocopies, or disks as well as e-mail attachments if applying online).
  • Contact To :
    Jean Lamkin