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Abe Schechter Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time or incoming graduate students. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program
Sponsor: Freedom Forum
1101 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in journalism and who are "free spirits," defined as those who "dream, dare and do."

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.freedomforum.org/freespirit

Atlanta Press Club Journalism Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Atlanta Press Club Inc.
34 Broad Street
18th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or seniors working toward a career in news at a Georgia college or university. They should be able to provide samples of published or broadcast work.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 25
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, samples of published or broadcast work, transcript, essay and letter of reference are required.
Website: http://www.atlpressclub.org

BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association
1771 North Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be college juniors or seniors or graduate students at BEA member universities, students pursuing freshman and sophomore instruction only or students who have already completed BEA two-year programs at a four-year college.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.beaweb.org

Bob East Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Photographers Foundation Bob East Scholarship
Chuck Fadely
The Miami Herald
One Herald Plaza
Miami, FL 33132
Eligibility: Applicants must either be an undergraduate in the first three and one half years of college or be planning to pursue postgraduate work.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nppa.org

Bob Eddy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists-Connecticut Professional Chapter
71 Kenwood Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06824
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors at a four-year college and Connecticut residents or students of Connecticut schools. They should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: April 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, essay and writing samples, tapes or related work in any media are required.
Website: http://www.ctspj.org

Bohdan "Bo" Kolinsky Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance
P.O. Box 70
Unionville, CT 06085-0070
Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut high school seniors, be admitted to an accredited four-year college and plan to pursue studies leading to a career in sports journalism. Winners may apply for grants for succeeding years of undergraduate study as long as they make satisfactory progress, but no student may receive more than $6,500 in funds.

Amount: At least $1,000
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, summary of academic and employment history, evidence of good academic standing, letter of recommendation and three samples of published work are required.
Website: http://www.ctsportswriters.org

Carole Simpson Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship. Preference is given to students of color.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

CCNMA Scholarships
Sponsor: California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either California residents or be attending California schools. While the student's degree does not have to be in journalism, they must demonstrate plans to pursue a career in journalism. An interview and autobiographical essay are required. Awards are based also on financial need, academic achievement and a civic responsibility.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ccnma.org

Clete Roberts Memorial Journalism Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Associated Press Television and Radio Association
c/o Roberta Gonzales
CBS 5 TV
855 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Eligibility: Applicants must be current students at California, Nevada or Hawaii colleges or universities and be able to provide tapes or other samples of work related to broadcast journalism.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and work samples are required.
Website: http://www.aptra.org

College Photographer of the Year
Sponsor: National Press Photographers Foundation College Photographer of the Year
David Rees
CPOY Director, School of Journalism, The University of Missouri
106 Lee Hills Hall
Columbus, MO 65211
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a full-time four-year college or university, provide a portfolio and demonstrate financial need. Applicants can apply to as many NPPA scholarships as desired, but only one award will be granted.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by written or email request.
Website: http://www.nppa.org

Ed Bradley Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Fisher Broadcasting Scholarships for Minorities
Sponsor: Fisher Communications Inc.
100 4th Avenue N.
Suite 440
Seattle, WA 98109
Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomores enrolled in a broadcast, marketing or journalism curriculum at a college or vocational-technical school, be of non-white origin and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Residents outside of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana and must apply scholarship funds to colleges in those states. Residents of those states may apply scholarship awards to out-of-state schools.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fsci.com

FOWA Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators
Sponsor: Florida Outdoor Writers Association
24 NW 33rd Court
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32706
Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida colleges or universities or students from any school whose applications are endorsed by a FOWA member or faculty advisor. They must have a career goal that entails communicating love and appreciation of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities. Selection is based on essay, faculty advisor or FOWA member endorsement, scholastic merit and extracurricular activities. Preference is given to journalism and communications majors.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: May 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. A cover page, essay, resume and letter of endorsement are required. Other supporting materials will be considered.
Website: http://www.fowa.org

Frank del Olmo Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino, be either California residents or attending California schools and have an interest in pursuing a journalism career. An interview is required. Financial need, academic achievement and community involvement are also considered.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ccnma.org

IFEC Scholarships Award
Sponsor: International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.

Amount: $500-$4,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ifeconline.com

Iowa Newspaper Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Newspaper Association
319 E 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents who are high school seniors or current college students and must attend an in-state college or university. Students must plan to work in the newspaper industry in Iowa upon completion of their degrees.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of reference, personal statement and two writing samples are required.
Website: http://www.inanews.com

Joel Garcia Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: California Chicano News Media Association
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
727 W. 27th Street, Room 201
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3212
Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino and either attending California schools or be California residents attending out-of-state schools. Students must show an interest in journalism (broadcast, print, photo or online) and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by email, by mail or by phone.
Website: http://www.ccnma.org

Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nanbpwc.org

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for Ethnic Minority Students
Sponsor: United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. BOX 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year of college, be Christian students who are pursuing a career in religion journalism and must major in religion journalism or communications. One scholarship will be given to the best Methodist applicant and one will be given to best overall. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a personal statement, photograph, and three samples of journalism work.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online and by request.
Website: http://www.gbhem.org/loans-scholarships

Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major but must have a career goal of becoming a sports reporter for television or radio. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Maria Elena Salinas Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Scholarship Committee
1000 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduates or first-year graduate students who plan to pursue careers in journalism in Spanish-language television or radio. The award includes an opportunity to intern with the news division of Univision or an affiliate. Applicants must write an essay in Spanish outlining their career goals and provide Spanish-language samples of their work.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nahj.org

Maria Elena Yuchengco Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
225 Bush Street
Suite 590
San Francisco, CA 94104
Eligibility: Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students of Filipino heritage majoring in journalism at any Bay Area university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The award is based on merit and financial need. Applicants should submit applications, transcripts, essays, writing samples, resumes, recommendation letters and Student Aid Report forms.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: February 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.asianpacificfund.org

Marshall E. McCullough Scholarship
Sponsor: National Dairy Shrine
P.O. Box 1
Maribel, WI 54227
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors planning to enter a four-year university with intent to major in the dairy or animal sciences with a communications emphasis or agricultural journalism with a dairy or animal science emphasis, and they must intend to work in the dairy industry following graduation.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dairyshrine.org

Minority Scholarship and Training Program
Sponsor: LinTV
8 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, major in journalism or a related broadcast field at an accredited university or college, be college sophomores, be U.S. citizens and of non-white origin.

Amount: Up to $10,000 plus internship pay and post-graduate employment
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lintv.com

NAHJ General Scholarships - Rubén Salazar Fund
Sponsor: National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Scholarship Committee
1000 National Press Building
Washington, DC 20045
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue careers in English or Spanish-language broadcast journalism.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: April 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nahj.org

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships/Internships
Sponsor: Overseas Press Club Foundation
40 W. 45 Street
New York, NY 10036
Eligibility: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in a career as a foreign correspondent. Eligible students must be attending American colleges or universities.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.overseaspressclubfoundation.org

Persina Scholarship for Diversity in Journalism
Sponsor: National Press Club
529 14th Street
13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and plan to enter college the year after graduation.

Amount: $2,000 plus $500 book stipend
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, copy of FAFSA, letter of acceptance or proof of college application, three letters of recommendation and up to five work samples are required.
Website: http://www.press.org

Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
4121 Plank Road #512
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores or higher with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is television or radio news. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Vincent Chin Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
5 Third Street
Suite 1108
San Francisco, CA 94103
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or full time undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants are not required to be Asian Americans but must support the mission of the AAJA and be committed to work within the community. Selection is based on the applicant's promise to support the field of journalism and issues faced by Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans. In addition, selection is based on financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated ability in journalism as well as the applicant's resume, two letters of recommendation, essay and work samples.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aaja.org