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    New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship

    Offered by New York Financial Writers' Association

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Apr 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $3,000

    Grade level

    College & Graduate 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.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you an undergraduate or graduate student in the New York tri-state area who is pursuing a career in business and/or financial journalism? If so, the NYFWA Scholarship might be a great fit for you! The New York Financial Writers’ Association awards $3,000 scholarships to five lucky students each year to help them pursue careers in financial and business journalism. Founded during the Great Depression in 1938, the New York Financial Writers’ Association has provided support to journalists covering the ups and downs of business and finance in the New York area for nearly a century. If you’re passionate about financial journalism and want some help keeping your college finances in check, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Minimum GPA

    No GPA requirement

    Academic Interest

    Journalism, Business, Finance

    State

    Connecticut, New Jersey, New York

    Miscellaneous

    Appicants must (1) be attending school in the tri-state New York area and (2) be seriously interested in pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.

    Application information

    In addition to the materials listed below, applicants will need to submit 3-5 writing samples and a survey of personal information.

    Essay

    Resume or CV

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    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship winner will be announced: November 21, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact New York Financial Writers' Association at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarship is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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