Call for Applications: 2016 MNSPJ Student Scholarship

Attention college journalists: The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2016 student scholarship.  This year, MNSPJ will award two $2,000 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  Here’s what’s required:

Application form, which can be found here
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 May 1, 2016. No late submissions will be accepted.

Scholarship winners will be announced in May and will receive their awards at MNSPJ’s annual Page One Awards banquet. Questions? Email