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John Shurr Journalism Award

Cherokee Nation Foundation

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students who are citizens of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have been accepted or be enrolled in an accredited journalism or mass communications degree program. Applicants must write an essay on a given topic, provide two writing samples (published preferred), and be willing to apply for an eight-week paid summer internship with the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

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

Contact Information



Deadline: Jan 31
Average Award: $2,000
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