National High School Journalist of the Year/Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships

🏆 Available: 4
💰 $3,000
⏳ N/A

Scholarship Description

One-time award recognizes the nation’s top high school journalists. Open to graduating high school seniors who have worked at least two years on school media. Applicants must have JEA member as adviser. Submit digital portfolio to state contest coordinator by the deadline set by the state organization (March 15). Portfolio and submission guidelines can be found here:

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Portfolio required
  • Resume Required
  • A personal narrative about their scholarship journalism experience.

How To Apply

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Donor: Journalism Education Association

The Journalism Education Association supports free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity. It is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers. It offers conventions, contests, adviser training, one-on-one mentoring, a bookstore and a voluntary certification program.