Journalism is one of the leading study areas out there that are very famous among students. These days, students are finding it interesting and beneficial to establish a career as a journalist. Students who keep an eye on every news and incident and like to stay informed all the time are a great match for this profession. Pursuing an education in this field brings lots of benefits along, and one of those advantages is that a person who holds a degree in this area can find job placements in any industry besides journalist agencies and media. There has been noticed a shortage of talented and well-qualified journalism teachers in the country over the past few years. And to promote education and career in this field, Journalism Education Association has developed scholarship programs.
These funding opportunities are all set to benefit college junior, senior, or master’s degree students. Apart from this, Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are pursuing a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills are also welcome to apply. These awards will be granted to students who intend to teach scholastic journalism after completing their education. With the help of these programs, students can easily prepare themselves for teaching at the secondary-school level without facing any financial hurdles. Applications are currently open for this program. What you need to go to the online portal of JEA and apply.
The Journalism Education Association has been providing support to free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, promoting professionalism, encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and fostering an atmosphere that is diverse yet encourages unity.
Refer to the table below for further details:
|Organization||Journalism Education Association|
|Educational Level||College junior, senior, and master’s degree students|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Application Deadline||July 15, 2021|
|Requirements||A 250-word essay, two recommendation letters, and a college transcript|
Who is Eligible?
Each recipient must be a college junior, senior, or master’s degree student in a program. Current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program to improve their journalism teaching skills also are invited to apply.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply for this program through the online portal of the Journalism Education Association. There are various programs available at this organization. What you need to do is go to the online portal, choose the program you like, and click on the apply button to access the online application form.
- A 250-word essay explaining his/her desire to teach high school journalism
- The answers to the three questions at the bottom of the application form
- Two recommendation letters, preferably from those who have firsthand knowledge of his/her work with student journalists, and
- College transcript(s) showing academic standing
These scholarships are worth $1,000 and aimed at improving the financial condition of students whose financial challenges are keeping them to make the most of their learning journey. Students can cover their study-related expenses with the help of these funding programs.
The last date to apply is July 15, 2021. After this date, no application will be accepted.