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Scholarship Opportunities March 14- March 18

Sacramento Press Club Scholarship
Deadline: March 31

Scholarships:
  • $8,000 in honor of the late Earl "Squire" Behrens
  • $6,000 in honor of the late Jean Stephens 
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Doug Willis (Associated Press)
  • $4,000 in honor of Bob Schmidt (Knight-Ridder)
  • $4,000 in honor of Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters 
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Jerry Gillam (LA Times)
  • $4,000 in honor of the late Nereida Skelton (usually given to a community college transfer student)
Eligibility:
  • Students entering junior/senior/graduate year in Fall 2016
  • Students enrolled in journalism or aligned major
  • Students with a connection to Sacramento or a demonstrated passion for covering Sacramento region news (including state politics)
Process: 
  • ONLINE APPLICATION: Submit work product samples, a letter of interest and most recent transcript
  • Deadline to apply is March 31
  • Those who advance to the second round will be interviewed in person or by phone
  • Winners selected in late April and scholarship checks awarded at a special lunch in May
Visit www.sacpressclub.org/scholarships/ for full details and link to the online application!

RTDNA Journalism Scholarship
2016-2017 Academic Year
Deadline: May 31, 2016

RTDNA is accepting applications for their 2016-2017 scholarships and fellowships now! 8 prestigious scholarships are currently available to outstanding students pursuing careers in radio, television, or online news including:
  • Ed Bradley Scholarship (for students of color)
  • Carole Simpson Scholarship (for students of color)
  • Presidents Scholarship (two awarded)
  • Mike Reynolds Scholarship (for financial need)
  • Lou and Carole Prato Scholarship (for sports reporting students)
  • George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson (for students at the University of Texas at Austin)
  • Pete Wilson Scholarship (for Bay Area graduate students)
Applicants can find out more and apply online on RTDNA's website at  www.rtdna.org/content/scholarship_info.