2017 SPJ Indiana Pro Chapter Scholarship

The SPJ Indiana Pro Chapter is offering up to two $2,500 scholarship to collegiate journalists in spring 2017. The scholarship will be awarded at the chapter's annual banquet on April 22 at Indianapolis Marriott North. Deadline is April 8.

Selection Criteria

  • Applicant must have attended an Indiana high school and currently be attending an Indiana college or university.
  • Applicant must be a college sophomore or junior pursuing a career in journalism.
  • Applicant must be actively involved in a student media outlet or SPJ chapter on their respective campus.
  • Applicant must have an overall GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale.)

Required Materials

  • College transcript mailed to Shaina Cavazos, 719 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis IN, 46203. Transcript must be postmarked by April 8.
  • Resume
  • Work samples
  • A recommendation letter from a professor or internship supervisor. Please send sealed letter to Shaina Cavazos, 719 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis IN, 46203. Letter must be postmarked by April 8.
  • A 300-word typed essay on: "Why the applicant plans to pursue a career in journalism." 

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Past Scholarship Winners

2017

Kaitlyn Kendall, University of Indianapolis

Sarah Bahr, IUPUI

2016

Casey Smith, Ball State University

Jamie Zega, Indiana University

2015

Danielle Grady, Ball State University

2014

Kayla Sullivan, University of Indianapolis