Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $5,000
⏳ 02/07

Scholarship Description

The competition is open to New Jersey residents attending New Jersey high schools. Applicants are nominated by teachers at schools that are members of the Garden State Scholastic Press Association. Editors of newspapers that are members of the New Jersey Press Association also may nominate students.

To be eligible to receive the Bernard Kilgore Memorial Scholarship and be named New Jersey High School Journalist of the Year, you must:

  • Graduate this year from a New Jersey high school
  • Plan to study journalism/media studies in college and to pursue a career in the media
  • Have at GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have participated in high school journalism for at least two years

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Photograph required
  • Portfolio required

How To Apply

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Donor: New Jersey Press Foundation

NJPF is a charitable 501(c)(3) foundation for inspiring youth readership, advancing student journalism, providing scholarships and professional internships, and boosting the public’s understanding of the free press and its role in our democratic society.