JEA National High School Journalist of the Year Scholarship

Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships - named for the Journalism Education Association's long-time treasurer - recognize some of the top high school journalists in the country. The contest begins at the state level. Winning digital portfolios from the state High School Journalist of the Year competitions are sent via national application form to the national contest. Winners announced at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior; have at least a 3.0 GPA; have participated in high school journalism for at least two years; submit a digital portfolio; be a state Journalist of the Year winner and a student of a JEA member adviser. All portfolios are to be in digital format. The portfolio must reach the state director by a deadline set by the state director or scholastic press association.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $3,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes