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Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships

  

Sponsored by Journalism Education Association

Website:http://jea.org/home/awards-honors/future-teacher-scholarships/
Contact:Candace Perkins Bowen
Future Teacher Scholarship
JEA Headquarters
Kansas State University
103 Kedzie Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1505

Phone: 303.672.8297
Email: cbowen@kent.edu
Description:The Journalism Education Association (JEA) sponsors up to five scholarships for education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism. Each recipient must be an upper-division or master’s degree student in a college program for preparing teachers at the secondary-school level. Current high school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The application form is available online. In addition to completing the form, applicants must submit the following: a 250-word essay explaining the candidate’s desire to teach high school journalism; answers to three questions posed on the application form; two letters of recommendation, preferably from individuals such as colleagues or administrators with direct knowledge of the candidate’s work with student journalists; and college transcript(s) showing academic standing.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter
Award(s):Up to five scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due July 15, 2015.
Focus:Journalism, Professional Development, Student Scholarships
Grade Level(s):Adult, Higher Ed
Content Area(s): Reading/English/Language Arts
State(s):National
 
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