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NABJ Scholarships


The 2018 Scholarship Application Process is Now Open for Students!


Each year, NABJ and our partners award scholarships to enrich and support the academic experience of students pursuing a career in journalism, media and communications.


The deadline for applications: Apr. 16, 2018


General Criteria

  • Unless otherwise stated by an individual scholarship criteria, all applicants must be an NABJ member.
  • Applicants must follow the specific requirements for each scholarship. Please see individual scholarship pages for complete criteria listings. 
  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university, or high school in the USA.
  • Graduate and undergraduate students must have at least one year of school remaining.
  • Please carefully follow the criteria (e.g., GPA requirement, transcripts, work samples, resume, cover letter, references) for the scholarship.


NABJ Scholarship Award Policies

  • Scholarship awards are distributed in one payment to the recipient's school upon proof of enrollment.
  • A scholarship selection committee will select the winners based on adherence to the application guidelines and requirements.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to re-apply to any NABJ scholarships.
  • Winners will be formally recognized in the convention program book, a press release, and the NABJ website.

 (Please click the scholarship you would like to apply for)

 Acel Moore Scholarship for Community Journalism  April 16
 Allison E. Fisher Scholarship  April 16
 Carole Simpson Scholarship April 16
 DeWayne Wickham Founder's High School Scholarship  April 16
 Dr. Sheila Brooks NABJ Entrepreneur Scholarship NEW April 16
 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship NEW April 16
 Larry Whiteside Scholarship April 16
 Les Payne Founder's Scholarship April 16
 NABJ Scholarship  April 16
 Region III Scholarship  April 16
 Stuart Scott Internship April 16
 Visual Task Force Scholarship  April 16 













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