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There are numerous scholarships available for students studying journalism. Below is a list of scholarships available to high school students. At the bottom of the list, you will even find some scholarships available to students in college pursuing Journalism/Communication degrees. We have had staffers from Francis Howell North win some of these scholarships. For more information on these scholarships click on the links provided or speak with Mr. Manfull or Ms. Phillips.

If you would like to look for some colleges with journalism degrees, here is one resource: JournalismDegree.org

Oct. 15 – James Allen Cox Foundation Scholarships for Photo/Video

Oct. 31 – J-Scholarship from the Journalism Education Association.

Nov. 12 – First Freedom Student Essay and Video Competition

Jan. 1 – FIRE Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Free Speech Essay Contest

Jan. 4 – Vanderbilt University Scholarship for aspiring Sports Writers. For an application email: [email protected]

Jan. 8 – JFK Library Essay Contest

Jan. 16 – TweenTribune 100 Word Essay Contest from TweenTribune.com

Jan. 21 – (open to grades 1-12) Pasta Tales Essay Contest sponsored by Olive Garden

Jan. 28 – David S. Barr Award Scholarship

Jan. 31 – University of Iowa Daily Iowan Scholarship

Jan. 31 – Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Feb. 1 – Ball State University Ingelhart Scholars Program

Feb. 1 – Emma Brown Foundation Work/Study Program from the Emma Brown Foundation

Feb. 12 – Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

Feb. 15 – Wickoff Editorial Leadership Scholarship from the National Scholastic Press Association

Feb. 15 – Journalism Honor Roll from the National Scholastic Press Association

Feb. 15 – (for Juniors) Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference

Feb. 28 – Sigma Photo Scholarship Contest for seniors

Feb. 28 – Student Safety Awareness Video Contest

Feb. 29 – NSPA Journalism Honor Roll for seniors

March 1 – Third Annual Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards: Write to Drive Change (Student Journalists Could win up to $2,000) March 1 – NPC Scholarship for Journalism Diversity – from the National Press Club

March 1 – PGSF Print and Graphics Scholarships from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

March 1 – NABJ Scholarship Program from the National Association of Black Journalists

March 8 – High School Essay Contest from the Society of Professional Journalists

March 7 – Project 21 Gaming Scholarship from the Missouri Gaming Association

March 31 – St. Charles County Arts Council

April 1 – Crazy Horse Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Native American students

April 1 – Curtis Kenner Summer Workshop Grant through SSP of St. Louis.

April 1 – Bruce Schneider Student Leadership Scholarship through SSP of St. Louis

April 29 – St. Louis Post Dispatch Scholarship is awarded annually to an African-American high school graduating senior or junior college student. For a form contact the Post-Dispatch at:

Scholarship Selection Committee
c/o Irv Harrell
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
900 N. Tucker Blvd.
St. Louis, MO  63101

May 1 – Cuivre River Operation Round Up Scholarships

May 10 – Quill and Scroll Scholarships

June 1 – St. Charles Community College Trustee Scholarships for Journalism

Oct. 1 – Cuivre River Operation Round Up Scholarships

Listing of diversity scholarships for high school and college students

St. Louis Press Club Scholarships (for students in college)

More scholarships/grants that are journalism related for college students