Student Journalist Investigative Reporting Award
Today’s scholarship is the Student Journalist Investigative Reporting Award is a scholarship programmed that is sponsored by the Journalism Education Association. This scholarship is for aspiring journalists asks students to submit their article (or series of articles), three letters “attesting to the impact of the work” from an adviser, teacher, community member, etc. The scholarship website emphasizes that “the work, not the author, should be the focus” of the letters.
Finally, students should submit a short essay of at least 250 words that explain the impact of the articles. Students can submit any media coverage that concerns the article.
To be eligible, students must be nominated (students are also able to nominate themselves). Additionally, the student’s teacher must be a member of JEA when the article was published/broadcast. Finally, entries must be published within two years of the deadline (the deadline is March 1, 2013).
This scholarship is worth $1,000.
The scholarship is not currently open, but should be opening up in coming months. Check out the scholarship website for more information!
Best of luck!