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The Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo

Offered by The National Press Club Journalism Institute

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 12, 2022
Multiple awards worth

$5,000

Grade level

High School Senior

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.

February 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a high school senior interested in a career in journalism? If so, consider applying for the Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo! The scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in journalism at any accredited college or university in the US. The National Press Club Journalism Institute offers this scholarship to recruit future journalists and bring diversity to the industry. The institute’s mission is to promote an engaged community through a free press and equip journalists with the skills and standards to inform the public. Recipients of the scholarship will receive an award of $5,000 that can be renewed for up to three years. If you are passionate about a career in journalism and are looking to receive some help with tuition, we encourage you to apply! 

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA

3.0

Race/Ethnicity

Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander

Academic Interest

Journalism, Literature/English/Writing

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, a short elevator pitch on why they are interested in journalism, a description on their financial need, three to five work samples, and the below application materials.

500-word essay

Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The National Press Club Journalism Institute at np[email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the The Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo is 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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