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Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships


Sponsored by Journalism Education Association

Contact:Candace Perkins Bowen
Journalism Education Association Headquarters
105 Kedzie Hall
828 Mid-Campus Dr. S.
Manhattan, KS 66506-1505

Phone: 303.672.8297
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, 2017.
Focus:Journalism, Professional Development, Scholarships/Fellowships
Grade Level(s):Adult, Higher Ed
Content Area(s): Reading/English/Language Arts
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