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Scholarship: Deadline extended to April 9!

Good news, college students: MNSPJ has extended the deadline for its $2,500 college scholarship through Monday, April 9. You still have time!

Any applications submitted between now and then will be judged against the full set of applications.

Here are the details: 

The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2018 student scholarship. This year, MNSPJ will award one $2,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a career in broadcast, print, online or visual journalism. A second winner will receive a $700 stipend to attend SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism, an annual national conference for professional and college journalists that will be held Sept. 27-29 in Baltimore.

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. Email the additional application materials to minnesota.spj@gmail.com. Here’s what’s required:

Application form, which can be found here
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 via a link to your portfolio, a PDF of clips or story URLs

Applications must be received by April 9. The scholarship winners will be announced prior to MNSPJ’s annual Page One Awards banquet, where recipients will receive their awards.

Questions? Email minnesota.spj@gmail.com.

JOURNALISM STUDENTS: APPLY FOR A $2,500 SCHOLARSHIP

Attention college journalists: The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2018 student scholarship. This year, MNSPJ will award one $2,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a career in broadcast, print, online or visual journalism. A second winner will receive a $700 stipend to attend SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism, an annual national conference for professional and college journalists that will be held Sept. 27-29 in Baltimore.

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. Email the additional application materials to minnesota.spj@gmail.com. Here’s what’s required:

Application form, which can be found here
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 via a link to your portfolio, a PDF of clips or story URLs

Applications must be received by March 31, 2018. No late submissions will be accepted. The scholarship winners will be announced prior to MNSPJ’s annual Page One Awards banquet, where recipients will receive their awards.

Questions? Email minnesota.spj@gmail.com.

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.

Call for entries: 2009 Minnesota SPJ Scholarship

The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (MN SPJ) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2009 student scholarship. This year, MN SPJ will award two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in journalism.

Applicants must either be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Minnesota or be a Minnesota high school graduate enrolled in a post-secondary institution outside of Minnesota.

Preference will be given to Society of Professional Journalists members. The deadline for application is April 3, 2009.

Awards will be presented at MN SPJ’s annual Page One banquet in June 2009.

DOWNLOAD THE 2009 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (word)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: SPJ doubles its journalism scholarship award to $2000

Deadline has been extended to MARCH 31. Minnesota SPJ is pleased to accept applications for the 2007 Journalism Scholarship. The chapter will award two scholarships of $2000 each to Minnesota post-secondary students studying journalism. Download Application (PDF)