2023-24 NSPA Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership (Application)

In recognition of his service to NSPA as its executive director in the 1970s, NSPA offers the Wally Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership.

 

The $1,000 award is presented to a high school senior on the staff of an NSPA member newspaper/newsmagazine or online site with a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. 

This form must be submitted with special care to include the following requested information:

  • Verification of current cumulative grade-point average through the end of the first semester or trimester of the 2023-24 school year. GPA can be reported by a letter from the school guidance counselor, transcript or a screenshot of an academic portal showing this information. NSPA reserves the right to verify the information with your school.
  • A brief letter of recommendation from your adviser.
  • Three published editorials (signed or unsigned).
Deadline: March 1, 2024
 

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STUDENT NAME*

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STUDENT EMAIL*

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STUDENT PHONE NUMBER*

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SCHOOL*

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CITY*

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STATE | spell out*

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CUMULATIVE GPA | through the end of the first semester or trimester of the 2023-24 school year*

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GPA VERIFICATION | Upload a letter from the school guidance counselor, transcript or a screenshot of an academic portal showing this information. NSPA reserves the right to verify the information with your school.*
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PUBLICATION NAME*

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ADVISER NAME*

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ADVISER EMAIL*

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RECOMMENDATION | Upload a letter from your adviser.*
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Submit three published editorials

You can submit your editorials by uploading PDFs or entering direct URLs below. Entries without three editorials will be disqualified. Editorials must be submitted, not columns.

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PDF UPLOAD | Please combine all three editorials into a single PDF file. If you are submitting your editorials as a PDF, do NOT provide URLs to the same editorials. Name your file this way: LastName_Wikoff
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URL | Editorial 1: If you submitted this editorial as a PDF above, DO NOT need provide a URL.

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URL | Editorial 2: If you submitted this editorial as a PDF above, DO NOT need provide a URL.

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URL | Editorial 3: If you submitted this editorial as a PDF above, DO NOT need provide a URL.
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