2022 NATIONAL PRESS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

March 14, 2022 621

Student journalists, like their professional colleagues, dedicate themselves to covering their communities across platforms. Juggling classwork, part-time work, and journalism activities can often go without reward. The National Press Club and NPC Journalism Institute are proud to administer four scholarships honoring promising future journalists serving their communities. Scholarships available in 2022 are below. Please carefully review application criteria. No paper applications will be accepted.

The Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo

The Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo consists of a $5,000 one-year scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship, named for the former executive director of the National Press Club Journalism institute, is to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. The award can be renewed up to three years, for a total of $20,000 toward educational expenses.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a high school senior planning to attend college this year
  • have a 3.0 grade-point average or higher
  • plan to pursue a career in journalism

Students do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. EST Friday, March 18, 2022

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The Richard G. Zimmerman Scholarship

The Richard G. Zimmerman Scholarship is named for a long-time National Press Club member who died in 2008 and endowed a scholarship in aid of high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in journalism. Recipients receive a one-time scholarship of $5,000.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a high school senior planning to attend college this year
  • have a 3.0 grade-point average or higher
  • plan to pursue a career in journalism

Students do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship.

The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. EST Friday, March 18, 2022.

APPLY

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