Society of Professional Journalists — Arkansas Pro Chapter
Instructions for scholarship application
Application Deadline is March 29, 2019
Applications will be reviewed after all the necessary documents have been received. Only those applications and supporting materials emailed or postmarked by the March 29, 2019, deadline will be considered.
Besides the application, you must submit:
1. An essay about your career aspirations and any personal information deemed relevant
(500-word maximum) to demonstrate your writing ability.
2. Two letters of reference, one from a person familiar with your abilities.
3. A transcript of college grades through the Fall 2018 semester.
4. Three examples of your work and any other relevant information.
Please note: All application information will be held in strict confidence. Applications are destroyed after a decision is reached and announced.
Scholarships will be given only to a sophomore, junior, or senior attending
an Arkansas college or university during the 2019-20 school year. An applicant must be
majoring or minoring in a journalism, public relations, or an associated communications emphasis. Each scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student on the basis of need,
academic achievement, and distinguished ability in media-related fields.