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Larry Whiteside Scholarship

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are majoring in journalism with an interest in pursuing a career in sports journalism. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be current NABJ members, have a 2.5 GPA or higher in journalism classes, and have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 to 2,000 words on the following topic: "Write a profile essay on a sports journalist (alive or deceased) you admire and explain why this person has inspired you to pursue a career in sports journalism."

How easy is it to apply?

Painful

This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Details

Deadline: Mar 21
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 1

Requirements

GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.0
Class Year: Is this you?
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
Area Of Study: Is this you?
  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • African American
Community Groups: Is this you?
  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
More Requirements:
    Must be pursuing a career in sports journalism.

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