2023-24 NSPA Leadership Award in Student Journalism (Scholarship Application)

Seniors earning the 2023-24 NSPA Leadership Award in Student Journalism may apply for the Leadership in Student Journalism Scholarship.

 

Applicants are required to study journalism or communications at a college or university during the 2024-25 school year. Taking collegiate journalism or communications classes meets this qualification. A declared major is not required.

 

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 letter of recommendation from your adviser.
  • An essay outlining your student media experience and future plans.
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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GRADE | during the 2023-24 school year*

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ADVISER NAME*

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ADVISER EMAIL*

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RECOMMENDATION | Upload a letter from your adviser explaining in detail your journalistic contributions and leadership during your two or more years on staff.*
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STUDENT APPLICATION | PART 1: Describe your student media experience including years on staff, positions held, workshops/conventions attended, awards earned. PART 2: In 500 words, explain why you are considering a career in journalism. Upload one file containing Part 1 and 2.*
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