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BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association
1771 N 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: $1,000 to $4,000
Deadline: October 13
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: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nppf.org

Bob Eddy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists
Attn.: Paul Singley
P.O. Box 5071
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors at a four-year college and Connecticut residents or students at Connecticut schools. They should be able to submit samples of work that shows interest and competency in journalism.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: April 28
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://connecticutspj.org/

Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Sports Journalism 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. Students who meet academic standards can receive additional aid.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 22
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.com/

Carole Simpson Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
529 14th Street NW
Suite 1240
Washington, DC 20045
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: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.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 to each winner.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 18
How to apply: Applications are available by written or email request.
Website: https://cpoy.org

Creative Sole Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or residents, Black or a person of color and members of the NAACP. Students must be currently enrolled full-time or accepted to an accredited college or university in the U.S. or graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the creative fields such as one of the following: art, music, journalism, marketing, design, communications, architecture or film.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://naacp.org/find-resources/scholarships-awards-internships/scholarships

Donna Darovich Gridiron Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
Vice President of Scholarships
P.O. Box 3212
Fort Worth, TX 76113
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a college, university or junior college in Texas and must be preparing for a career in journalism. Students must take at least six academic hours a semester and have a minimum GPA of 2.25 at time of application and for the duration of the award. This scholarship recognizes various types of writing, including news, arts, lifestyle and people.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.spjfw.org

Drue Smith / Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, seniors or graduate students who graduated from a high school in Middle Tennessee. Students must be pursuing journalism as a career or mid-career.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Ed Bradley Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
529 14th Street NW
Suite 1240
Washington, DC 20045
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: December 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

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 16
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

Jack B. Tinsley Gridiron Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
Vice President of Scholarships
P.O. Box 3212
Fort Worth, TX 76113
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a college, university or junior college in Texas and must be preparing for a career in journalism. Students must take at least six academic hours a semester and have a minimum GPA of 2.25 at time of application and for the duration of the award. This scholarship recognizes excellence in opinion writing.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.spjfw.org

Jaisohn Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation
6705 Old York Road
Philadelphia
Attn.: Scholarship Committee
Philadelphia, PA 19126
Eligibility: Applicants must be Korean American undergraduate or graduate students as of September each year who are planning a career in journalism with evidence of potential and community service.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://jaisohn.org/scholarships/

Jay Milner Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
Vice President of Scholarships
P.O. Box 3212
Fort Worth, TX 76113
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending a college, university or junior college in Texas and must be preparing for a career in journalism. Students must take at least six academic hours a semester and have a minimum GPA of 2.25 at time of application and for the duration of the award. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.spjfw.org

John A. Cloud Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Pine Bluff High School. Students must pursue a career in journalism.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Kay Longcope Scholarship
Sponsor: National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
2120 L Street
NW Suite 850
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility: Applicants must be LGBTQ+ individuals of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Students must be members of the Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists (NLGJA) in good standing. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nlgja.org/

Kent Flanagan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, seniors or graduate students in Tennessee. Students must be majoring in journalism and have a minimum GPA of 2.7.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship
Sponsor: National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
2120 L Street
NW Suite 850
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility: Applicants must be LGBTQ+ individuals planning to pursue a career in journalism and be able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession. Students must be members of the Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists (NLGJA) in good standing. Applicants must demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage. Selection will be based on journalistic and scholastic ability.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: May
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nlgja.org/

Lina Davis Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
Vice President of Scholarships
P.O. Box 3212
Fort Worth, TX 76113
Eligibility: Students must be be graduates of an Arlington, Texas high school or must be enrolled in UT-Arlington, Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University or Tarrant County College and must be preparing for a career in journalism. Applicants must have finished 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must be involved with college student news media or be an employee or intern with a professional news organization.

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

Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
529 14th Street NW
Suite 1240
Washington, DC 20045
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: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Marshall E. McCullough Scholarship
Sponsor: National Dairy Shrine
P.O. Box 68
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
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
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dairyshrine.org

Merrill and Vickie Martin Layton Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be deserving students from South Hagerstown High School who are pursuing studies in journalism and arts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
Sponsor: National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
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. Students must intend to become a journalist and bring diversity to U.S. journalism.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: February 18
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

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships/Fellowships
Sponsor: Overseas Press Club Foundation
40 West 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: $3,000-$4,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.overseaspressclubfoundation.org

Paul E. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Applicants must attend Shaler Area High School as graduating seniors and have displayed talent/interest in a particular field of study or activity with an emphasis on journalism and demonstrate financial need. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school or two- or four-year colleges or universities. Applicants must be involved in productive extracurriculars and/or other activities outside of school which reflect an ordinary (typical) student who shows extraordinary self-discipline and motivation to goals larger than self.

Amount: $1,800
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarshipsearch

Raymond Schoenfield Media/Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Stateline Community Foundation
690 3rd Street
Suite 110
Beloit, WI 53511
Eligibility: Applicants must be Beloit Memorial High School seniors who have demonstrated good citizenship while at school and in the community. Students must have worked on the high school newspaper, The Increscent, for at least two-years and have a strong interest in pursuing a career in media/journalism.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 22
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://statelinecf.org/scholarships-info/

Robert Sr. and Mary Churchwell Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, seniors, graduates or Ph.D. students pursuing a career in journalism. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

RTNDA President's Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Association
529 14th Street NW
Suite 1240
Washington, DC 20045
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college sophomores, juniors or seniors with at least one full academic year remaining. Applicants may be enrolled in any major as long as their career intent is to pursue a career in radio, television or digital journalism. Applicants may only apply for one RTNDA scholarship.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rtdna.org

Stoody-West Fellowship
Sponsor: United Methodist Communications
P.O. Box 320
Nashville, TN 37202
Eligibility: Applicants must be an active member of the United Methodist Church. Students must be enrolled in a post-graduate program focused on religious journalism in the United States.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.umcom.org

Vincent Chin Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian American Journalists Association
1301 K Street, NW, 300W
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students enrolled full-time and must be currently taking or planning to take journalism courses and/or pursuing a career in journalism. 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: $1,500
Deadline: January 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.aaja.org/news-and-resources/scholarships-internships/

X Society Awards Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or residents, Black or a person of color and members of the NAACP. Students must be enrolled full-time or accepted to an accredited college or university in the U.S. or graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the visual/performing arts field such as one of the following: film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism or mass communications.

Amount: $8,000
Deadline: May 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://naacp.org/find-resources/scholarships-awards-internships/scholarships