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    Carl Greenberg Scholarship

    Offered by Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 16, 2024
    1 award worth

    $1,500

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Carl Greenberg Scholarship is bestowed upon a college student who is passionate about investigative or political reporting and is either from or attending a post-secondary institution in Los Angeles, Orange, or Ventura County, California. This prestigious award is named after Carl Greenberg, the renowned political reporter at the Los Angeles Times, who was famously commended by Richard Nixon for his impartial coverage. Winning recipients will be selected to earn $1,500 each to go toward their postsecondary education. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter

    The SPJ/LA (Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter), founded in 1934, is dedicated to protecting freedom of speech and the press, ensuring high standards of ethical behavior and supporting the work of journalists across Southern California.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Academic Interest

    Journalism

    State

    California

    County

    Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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