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Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships
|Contact:||Candace Perkins Bowen|
Future Teacher Scholarship
Kansas State University
103 Kedzie Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1505
|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|