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National Association of Black Journalists Awards or


April 22 2014

NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $2,500. All applications must be submitted online by the specified deadline.

Must be a current NABJ member
Must be an American or foreign-born student who is currently enrolled full-time at a high school in the U.S.
Must be a senior interested in majoring in journalism or a communications-related discipline at an accredited college/university in the U.S. following graduation
Must meet the cumulative G.P.A. requirement verified on an official high school transcript
Cover Letter (must explain journalism experience, academic accomplishments, career goals, community involvement and financial need; 500 - 800 words)
Essay on the specified topic (800 - 1,000 words)
Three (3) Work Samples (articles, video clips, photos, or personal website)
Three (3) References (must provide contact information. Letters are NOT required.)
Documents must be a Microsoft Word document or PDF. Please save and submit all documents as "Name.Year.TypeofFile" (example: JaneDoe.2013.Resume)


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