Lindsay Sale-Tinney Award

In honor of the late Lindsay Sale-Tinney, the Outdoor Journalist Education Foundation of America (OJEFA) will award one aspiring young outdoor communicator with a scholarship valued at up to $1,400 to attend the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) conference in Lakeland, Fla., Oct. 5-8. The scholarship includes one free conference registration, four (4) free nights lodging at the conference headquarters hotel, up to $750 toward travel expenses, and a one-year SEOPA membership. Eligibility: -Applicants may range in age from 12 to 25 years old -Must have demonstrated a strong interest in actively working toward a career in outdoor communications -College students enrolled in journalism and/or forestry and wildlife classes are preferred, but such course study is not mandatorySubmission materials:-Two letters of reference attesting to your interest in outdoors communications and general character-Tear sheets of previously published work, if any (not required)-Biographical profile/resumé and photo,-1,200 to 1,500-word essay written by you describing why you wish to receive the scholarship, why you are deserving of the scholarship, what you hope to gain from the experience, and what you perceive as your long-term goals in terms of outdoors communications-If applying as an aspiring photographer, videographer, radio personality, etc., please include portfolios, videos, audio files, or any other related items that demonstrate talents in those areasFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,400
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes