2021 WPCI Hortense Myers Scholarship

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2021 WPCI Hortense Myers Scholarship

If you are a college junior, male or female, majoring in journalism then here is something perfect you should not miss on. The Woman’s Press Club of Indiana is excitingly welcoming students to apply for their incredible 2021 WPCI Hortense Myers Scholarship. Fellows should commit to continuing his/her education in journalism, intending to earn a degree to be eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship will fill the students with enthusiasm toward their education.

This scholarship is mainly created to reduce the educational expenses stress on the students by helping them with their academics. The funds will reduce the students’ stress and encourage them to do better in their academics through this scholarship. The process of scholarship simple and makes education accessible for all.

The Woman’s Press Club of Indiana was founded in 1913 is a nonprofit organization of media professionals in communication with members working in journalism, public relations, media education, digital media and publishing, among other areas. The foundation has a charter member and is a current affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women. The club has taken major steps to help the residents of Indiana grow in their careers.

Brief Description

Follow the table given here for more information about the scholarships:

Organization  The Woman’s Press Club of Indiana
Educational Level  All
Subjects Journalism
Amount $1000
Access Mode  Online
Number of Awards 1
City Spring Lake
Nationality Domestic
Country United States
Application Deadline         April 12, 2021
Application Fees Nil
Requirement Application, essay, transcript

Who May Be Eligible

Here are the requirements you have to consider before applying for the scholarship:

  • Fellows should be a college junior, male or female, majoring in journalism to be eligible.
  • Applicants must be committed to continuing his/her education in journalism, intending to earn a degree to be eligible.

How to Apply 

Candidates can find the application on the website and should download it from there and fill it with all the necessary information. Applicants should check the list of materials required in support of their application. Any late submissions done will not be accepted. Fellows should provide everything to Elizabeth Granger, WPCI Scholarship Coordinator

P.O. Box 23
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Supporting Documents 

  • An official transcript through the fall semester of the junior year, at least one but not more than three letters of recommendation from school and/or work adults (teachers, counsellors, administrators, club sponsors, bosses, etc.) must be submitted.
  • A narrative essay of 150-300 words, written by the applicant, telling the scholarship/ award committee about an experience he/she has had that helped influence his/her decision to major in journalism should be submitted.


One student will be selected to award the scholarship of $1000. This amount should only be used to pay the students’ academic requirements like tuition, books, and other associated needs. Applicants will encourage students to achieve their academic and career goals by helping them with financial needs.

Application Deadline 

The due date to apply for the scholarship is April 12, 2021. Please avoid sending late or incomplete applications.

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