Who Can Apply: The Journalism Education Association sponsors up to two $1,000 scholarships for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism. Each recipient must be a college junior, senior or master’s degree student in a program designed to prepare him/her for teaching at the secondary-school level. Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are eligible.
Submission: Each recipient must complete the application and include the following:
- A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to teach high school journalism.
- The answers to the three questions at the bottom of the application form.
- Two recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her work with student journalists, and
College transcript(s) showing academic standing.
Deadline: July 15, 2021