Call for Applications: 2015 MNSPJ Student Scholarship

Attention college journalists: The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2015 student scholarship. This year, MNSPJ will award two $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing careers in broadcast, print or visual journalism.

Applicants must either be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Minnesota or have graduated from a high school in Minnesota and be enrolled in college elsewhere. Preference will be given to Society of Professional Journalists members.

Click here to submit an application form–the first step. E-mail the additional application materials to minnesota.spj@gmail.com. Here’s what’s required:

Application form: http://bit.ly/1yLCdIh
Resume
College transcript
Letter of recommendation
Essay (limited to 500 words): Why have you chosen journalism as a career?
Up to six samples of work: Provide a link to your portfolio, a PDF of clips or links to stories.
Applications must be received by March 1, 2015. No late submissions will be accepted.

Scholarship winners will be announced this spring and will receive their awards at MNSPJ’s annual Page One Awards banquet.

Questions? Email minnesota.spj@gmail.com.

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