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Offered by Iowa Newspaper Association
The Carter Pitts Scholarships annually award $500 each to multiple current and incoming post-secondary students pursuing a career in newspapers. The scholarship, funded by Le Mars Daily Sentinel, is named for the Daily Sentinel’s longtime publisher/owner. The late Carter Pitts was also the first president of the Iowa Newspaper Foundation and the organization’s first professional fundraiser. To apply, interested students must submit a 250-word personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and two clips of writing or other examples of their work that attest to their abilities in their intended career field.
If you’re a current or incoming college student wanting to work in the newspaper industry, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Iowa Newspaper Association is an association of nearly 300 daily and weekly newspapers, working together to provide the citizens of Iowa with information and leadership for today and far into the 21st century. It administers several scholarship funds that provide assistance to Iowa students preparing for newspaper careers.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
High School Seniors & College Students
In addition to the below materials, applicants must submit two clips of writing or other examples of their work which attest to their abilities in their intended career field.
Letters of Recommendation
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