National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
This is a very prestigious scholarship offered by The National Press Club, the leading professional organization for journalists. The purpose of the scholarship is to ensure that promising future journalists will bring diversity to American journalism.
The scholarship is for one year but can be renewed for up to three years. It also includes a stipend for books for the first year. Students may apply by completing a 500-word essay, an application and include a cover letter that describes how they have pursued journalism throughout high school. Applicants must also send a transcript, letter of acceptance from their college or university, three letters of recommendation, and up to 5 work samples.
The National Press Club is a professional organization and business center for journalists and communications professionals. It is located in Washington, D.C. Members include journalists, former journalists, government information officers, and those considered to be regular news sources. It was founded in 1908.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000 - $2,500.
For more details, visit www.press.org/about/scholarships